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Latest news and information for the Ribble Valley, which borders the eastern side of the city of Preston, Lancashire.

Covid infection rates in Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire continue to fall as risk of school return ‘spike’ in cases raises pressure on Prime Minister

The mass vaccination hub in Preston city centre Pic: 70023venus2009 Preston’s new daily coronavirus cases remained the highest in Lancashire as the infection rates for the city and the county continue to fall. New confirmed cases for the city on […]

1 year ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates all falling fast as parents could be asked to Covid test children for school return

Signs of spring in Ashton Park taken on Wednesday 17 February Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to fall as proposals emerge for parents to test their children for Covid during any return for schools. New confirmed cases for Preston on […]

1 year ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates falling as Prime Minister gives latest on any lockdown easing

The mural and tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore at the Northern Way pub in Friargate Pic: Tony Worrall Preston saw the largest number of daily Covid cases in Lancashire and the city’s infection rate is continuing to decline. New confirmed cases for Wednesday (17 February) showed Preston recorded […]

1 year ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates continue decline as 1.7million more people told to shield from Covid

The new Covid vaccine centre marquee outside the Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s infection rates and Covid rates across Lancashire have continued to fall. The city still has one of the highest infection rates in England but is seeing large week-on-week declines. […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Most areas of Preston and South Ribble see coronavirus cases decline but Preston city centre, Hutton and New Longton buck the trend

Latest coronavirus figures map. The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have see a decline in coronavirus cases. However, some areas have stayed the same or increased. Preston City Centre and New […]

1 year ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates continue their fall as Prime Minister says he wants ‘cautious but also irreversible’ way out of lockdown

Morning glow over Preston's rooftops Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has fallen of out the England top 10 for highest infection rates. The latest figures come as the Prime Minister said he could not rule out […]

1 year ago
Lancashire County Council recruiting for paid coronavirus tester roles

Sign outside the Preston Covid-19 test centre close to the UCLan campus Pic: Blog Preston Lancashire County Council is looking to recruit people to help with its SMART testing programme to help identify people who have Covid, but don’t have any symptoms. Up to a […]

1 year ago
Preston’s stubborn Covid infection rate tracked as coronavirus vaccine milestone reached and latest on lockdown lifting

Walking in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall As we begin to understand a route out of lockdown we look at how the city’s infection rate is remaining fairly static in February. First a look through the new […]

1 year ago
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