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Area-by-area Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 14 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in Covid-19 cases over the last week (8 to 14 January). The largest increases in the 22 […]

47 mins ago
Enormous new education centre for Preston planned on the banks of the River Ribble

The Pioneer Education Centre will act as a visitor centre for the Phoenix Park leisure site and provide a space for young people to learn Pic: MCK Design Associates A planning application has been submitted to create a huge new education centre as part of the Phoenix Park masterplan. Plans, which were validated this week by the city council, […]

14 hours ago
Preston and Lancashire warned of 48-hours of heavy rain from Monday evening

A woman wears a face mask as she makes her way through Preston's rain Pic: Paul Melling A weather warning is in place across Preston and Lancashire for heavy rain and snowmelt for Monday 18 January to Wednesday 20 January. The warning will come into place from […]

3 days ago
Former Royal Preston Hospital nurse makes great strides for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

A former staff nurse has raised over £1,600 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation over Christmas by completing Preston’s seventh annual Cheeky Santa Dash. Coronavirus restrictions meant this year’s dash had to […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Stagecoach new bus times for lockdown 3 in Preston and South Ribble

A Stagecoach bus Following the government advice to limit non-essential travel, Stagecoach has made temporary changes to its bus services in South Lancashire. This means a reduced timetable will operate across the region […]

7 days ago
Further arrest made in Sarmad Al-Saidi murder investigation

Sarmad Al-Saidi was attacked during Wednesday 23 December Pic: Preston Police Lancashire police have made a further arrest in relation to a murder of a teenager in Preston. A 25-year-old man was arrested at an address in Preston this morning (Tuesday […]

1 week ago
All of the Covid cycle lanes for Preston and South Ribble have now been scrapped

The temporary cycle lane in Winckley Square Temporary cycle lanes were introduced around areas of Preston to encourage social distancing. However, they have now all been removed from Preston due to less usage during the colder weather. […]

1 week ago
Lancashire police’s full response to Covid rule breakers

Over the weekend multiple coronavirus breaches were reported which included a gym operating, some pubs open and house parties. More than 360 breaches were recorded and over 100 tickets issued. […]

1 week ago
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