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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.

Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates continue to drop as Prime Minister says ‘we must learn to live with the disease’

Looking down Fishergate on a sunny Preston day Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates showed further falls as the Prime Minister delivered a Covid update to the nation. New cases recorded in Preston for Tuesday (20 April) […]

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Biggest inflatable playground in the North West to open in Preston

The biggest inflatable park in the North West is set to open in Preston next month. On 17 May, when restrictions are set to ease further, Jump Maniax, the North […]

4 hours ago
Woman in hospital after being hit by a van in Fishergate Hill

Fishergate Hill Pic: Google Police were called to Fishergate Hill, Preston, at 12.36pm today (April 20) to reports of a road traffic collision between a van and a pedestrian. The pedestrian – a woman […]

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17 areas of Preston and South Ribble record fewer than three cases in seven days to 14 April

Latest Covid stats map. 17 areas of Preston and South Ribble have recorded fewer than three coronavirus in the last seven days of Covid data. This includes Bamber Bridge East and West and Fulwood. […]

9 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Moorbrook to introduce time slots after beer garden Covid-19 safety complaint

The Moorbrook in North Road Pic: Tony Worrall The Moorbrook has informed customers that a complaint has been made to the Preston City Council regarding Covid-19 safety. In a statement released at lunchtime yesterday (Monday 19 April), a […]

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Brothers taking on three peak challenge in memory of late grandad to raise money for Rosemere

Ryan Banks and his younger brother Liam are taking on a three day challenge in memory of their late grandad. Ryan, 26, and 18-year old Liam lost their grandad Jim […]

10 hours ago
First Moderna Covid vaccines given in Preston and Lancashire this week

Preston's coronavirus vaccination centre in Tithebarn Street Pic: Blog Preston This week, the first Moderna jabs were delivered in Preston and Lancashire. Preston’s large scale vaccination centre based within the St John’s Shopping Centre will initially use the newest vaccine […]

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Winckley Street pubs and bars first weekend back as restrictions eased

After being shut for many months, Blog Preston asked local businesses what the past week of ‘normality’ has been like for them. Lonely People cocktail bar on Winckley Street had […]

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