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Latest news for Preston, Lancashire. Covering the city and surrounding area this has the latest crime, traffic and travel, politics and other big news affecting the city of Preston.

Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble, ranked lowest to highest by area

Covid-19 cases map to 25 February 2021 New data from the government reveals the areas in Preston and South Ribble with the least Covid-19 cases. Of the 32 areas covered by Blog Preston, Penwortham South recorded the […]

8 hours ago
Preston and South Ribble latest coronavirus infection rate as Downing Street steps in on school face mask guidance

Signs of spring in Ashton Park on Monday 1 March Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to be within the top 10 in England, although the reduction in cases continues. Latest figures showed Preston recorded 23 new cases during Tuesday […]

10 hours ago
Review: Preston Monopoly and the other board games to play during lockdown

Board game collection Pic: Daniel Burt If your hobbies involved being outside or near other people in some capacity, I’m sure they’ve been somewhat curtailed this past year. Socialising has been tough; it’s been 374 days […]

11 hours ago
Police operation to target off-road motorcycle nuisance in South Ribble

Police have launched an operation in Chorley and South Ribble to address the illegal and nuisance use of off-road motorbikes, mopeds, scrambler bikes and quads bikes across the area. Codenamed […]

16 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston residents unable to work from home urged to get regular Covid tests

The entrance to the Vernon Street coronavirus testing centre Pic: Blog Preston Preston and South Ribble residents who are unable to work from home are now able to get regular rapid Covid-19 tests. The aim of the regular testing is to help […]

17 hours ago
£5m Preston city centre redevelopment of former Browns Bar nearly complete

CGI showing the living space inside a Buckingham House apartment Pic: TSS Properties The £5m transformation of the Preston city centre building that used to house Browns Bar and Truth nightclub is almost complete. Buckingham House in Glovers Court will become home to two […]

18 hours ago
Witness appeal after fatal collision in Claughton-On-Brock

Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man sadly died in a single-vehicle collision in Claughton-On-Brock during Monday 1 March. Police were called at 3.29pm to Brock Mill Lane […]

20 hours ago
NHS urging residents aged between 60 and 63 to book in for Covid vaccine

The queuing area for the new vaccine hub will utilise the area between the Bus Station and St John's Shopping Centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire residents aged 60 to 63 are being invited to book their covid-19 jab this week. The letters with booking information started landing on doormats from Monday 1 […]

20 hours ago
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