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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.

River Ribble flood defences at Preston and South Ribble first phase approved

The trees being cut down along Broadgate Pic: Chris Hough Planning permission has been granted for the first two areas of the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. An application for the scheme was submitted by the Environment […]

2 days ago
Baltimore musician on ‘returning’ to this year’s Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival

Michael Joseph Harris Has the sound of a plaintive saxophone playing the minor ii-V-I scale been absent from your life too long? Perhaps you’ve missed the subtle interplay of guitarists experimenting with the dissonant and […]

3 days ago
Preston soldier completes 48-hour march in memory of mum who died from Covid

James Kirkby completing his 48-mile march. Pic: James Kirkby Soldier James Kirby has completed a 48-hour march in memory of his mum who died from coronavirus. James marched from Preston Flag Market at the Cenotaph to ITC Catterick and […]

3 days ago
Lancashire Infantry Museum welcomes new curator

Lancashire Infantry Museum have announced the appointment of a new Curator, Garry Smith MA AMA. Garry is returning after 17 years of working with most of the major military museums […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement 27 areas in Preston and South Ribble record fewer than three coronavirus cases in the seven days up to 5 May

Latest Covid stats map. A total of 27 areas in Preston and South Ribble have recorder fewer than 3 Covid cases in the week leading up to 5 May. These areas include Fulwood, Walton-le-Dale […]

3 days ago
Royal Preston Hospital change rules surrounding visiting patients

Entrance to Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Blog Preston Royal Preston Hospital have changed their rules surrounding visiting during the pandemic. Patients are now allowed one visitor per day for an hour. Arrangements to visit a patient need to […]

3 days ago
What can and can’t open across Preston and Lancashire from 17 May

Preston's skyline from the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that the next stage of the government roadmap can go ahead. This means that many businesses across Preston which were forced to close down months […]

3 days ago
All over 40’s across Preston and Lancashire urged to book Covid vaccination

The Covid vaccination queuing area outside Preston Bus Station and opposite the NHS hub in St John's Pic: Tony Worrall All Prestonians aged 40 and over are now able to book a Covid-19 jab as the NHS vaccination programme continues to go from strength to strength. Appointments are available 8am […]

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