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

Fylde remains a Covid hotspot as Preston and Lancashire infection rate falls and police get new powers and house party fines rise from tonight

A nearly empty Flag Market in Preston city centre during lockdown 3 Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus infection rates show Fylde is still in England’s hotspot areas and Preston and the rest of Lancashire is continuing on a downward trend. Confirmed cases for Friday (29 […]

2 years ago
Fylde has third-fastest rising Covid rate in England as Preston and Lancashire continues to fall

An empty Guildhall Street in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Fylde is continuing to buck the trend in Lancashire with its coronavirus infection rate rising while Preston, South Ribble and the rest of the county falls. Latest coronavirus cases for […]

2 years ago
Blog Preston joins campaign to help children get online during home-school

Blog Preston is today joining with publications, politicians, councils and other organisations across the North of England to support the Cash for Connectivity appeal. The emergency fundraising is targeting £1.2m to help […]

2 years ago
Preston and South Ribble Covid rates continue to fall as Fylde surges into England’s top five and Prime Minister says home-school until early March ‘at least’

St Walburge's Church spire seen from a frosty Preston view Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s Covid rates are continuing their fall but Fylde is now in England’s hotspot areas. New coronavirus cases for Wednesday (27 January) showed 77 recorded cases for […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as UK passes 100,000 Covid-19 related deaths

The sun breaks behind a cloud over Preston on Tuesday (26 January) Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to fall. New cases confirmed for Tuesday (26 January) were 64 new cases in the city. South Ribble recorded 45 new […]

2 years ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has now begun to fall

Snowy train tracks in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has begun to fall week-on-week for the first time since the start of the third national lockdown. The latest daily confirmed cases showed the city recorded […]

2 years ago
Preston and South Ribble’s weekend Covid cases, how infection rates have changed in the past week and vaccination programme making ‘brilliant progress’

A wintry rooftop scene in Preston over the weekend as the city saw snow and icy weather Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s confirmed coronavirus cases over the weekend have been updated and you can see how the infection rates have been changing. Preston recorded 93 new Covid cases […]

2 years ago
Latest ice warning issued by Met Office for freezing start to Monday 25 January in Preston and Lancashire

Footprints in icy snow in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice across the North West and other areas of the country. The warning is in place from midnight tonight (00:00 […]

2 years ago
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