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

Preston and Lancashire remain in tier-3 restrictions as government expands tier-4 areas

Health secretary Matt Hancock giving an update during Wednesday (23 December) Pic: UK government Preston and Lancashire will remain in tier-3 restrictions as the government announced a major update to the tiers system. Large parts of the South East and East of England will […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates as Lancashire health chief warns of ‘Christmas household mixing’ risks

A Christmas tree on a boat at Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall New coronavirus cases and infection rates have been confirmed for Preston and South Ribble. The latest figures come as Lancashire health and political chiefs warned we should all ‘think carefully’ […]

1 year ago
Schools in Preston and Lancashire going back in January is being ‘kept under review’

School classroom. Pic: Pixabay - Alexandra_Koch The Lancashire Resilience Forum (LRF) and Boris Johnson have expressed that schools going back in January is being ‘kept under review’. Schools are due to return on a staggered basis […]

1 year ago
People arriving in Lancashire from tier-4 areas are being urged to get a coronavirus test

Preston's coronavirus test centre in Vernon Street close to the UCLan campus Pic: Tony Worrall People in Lancashire who have travelled from tier-4, or mixed with people from those areas are being encouraged to get a test. Due to the new coronavirus strain spreading more […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Public health chief says new coronavirus variant is likely to already be in Lancashire

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner It is believed that the new coronavirus strain is already in Lancashire. The new variant has meant that much of London and the South East have been placed in tier-4. […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as concern grows around those who left tier-4 areas

A calm view across Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall The latest coronavirus cases and infection rates for Preston and South Ribble have been released. Preston’s new Covid-19 cases for Monday (21 December) were at 33. South Ribble recorded 41 […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest Covid cases, how infection rates are trending and latest on new coronavirus mutation

A damp Fishergate in Preston city centre during Saturday (19 December) Pic: Tony Worrall These were the latest confirmed coronavirus cases over the weekend as we also take a look at the trend with the Covid-19 infection rates for Preston and South Ribble. During […]

1 year ago
Christmas restrictions for Preston and Lancashire will only allow Christmas Day indoor meet-up

Boris Johnson during a press conference on Saturday (19 December) Pic: No10DowningStreet Christmas coronavirus restrictions have been tightened, the government confirmed. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said due to the rising Covid-19 infection rate in England and a new mutation of coronavirus which […]

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