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Latest news for the borough of South Ribble, which is to the south of Preston and includes areas such as Bamber Bridge, Penwortham and Lostock Hall

Preston’s coronavirus infection rate surges as UK’s Covid alert level is dropped

Preston's skyline along the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s infection rate has spiked in the latest weekly figures and is now the third highest rate in England. The city has been in and out of England’s top 10 […]

2 weeks ago
Police appealing for information on wanted Bamber Bridge man

Preston police are appealing for information on a wanted man. Jordan Hughes, 24 of Eaveswood Close, Bamber Bridge, is wanted in connection with offences of stalking, theft, assault and causing […]

2 weeks ago
Preston back in England’s top 10 Covid infection rate areas as roadmap details show ‘local lockdowns’ not ruled out

People out walking in Avenham and Miller Park during February 24 Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has moved back into England’s top 10 highest infection rate areas, as the Covid rate continues to fall but only very slightly. Latest data comes as the government launched […]

2 weeks ago
A full run down of what can and can’t open in Preston and Lancashire on April 12

A Covid sign in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A new four step plan to ease the UK out of the current national lockdown has been revealed this week. Boris Johnson announced his plan, which, if all goes correctly, […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Covid-19 cases dropping in most areas of Preston and South Ribble

Covid-19 cases map to 18 February 2021 The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble continue to see a decrease in cases of Covid-19. Farington, Lea and Marina, and Preston City Centre are among the 22 […]

2 weeks ago
Preston and South Ribble continue to see Covid infection rates fall as NHS app considered as a ‘vaccine passport’ option

Morning sky over Preston on Tuesday 23 February Pic: Tony Worrall Preston, South Ribble and the majority of Lancashire’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to decline. New cases for Tuesday (23 February) showed Preston recorded 44 new cases. South Ribble saw […]

2 weeks ago
Preston and Lancashire residents between 65 and 69 urged to book Covid vaccination

The queuing area for the new vaccine hub will utilise the area between the Bus Station and St John's Shopping Centre Pic: Tony Worrall Anyone aged 65 to 69 in Preston and Lancashire who has not been vaccinated is being urged to respond to their recent invite to get their life-saving coronavirus vaccine. People […]

2 weeks ago
Preston re-enters England’s top 10 infection rate areas and reaction to lockdown 3 easing roadmap

Sunset at Preston Marina on Monday 22 February on the day the Prime Minister announced his lockdown easing roadmap Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has re-entered the top 10 infection rate areas in England – although the city’s Covid rate is continuing to fall. Latest figures come as the Prime Minister outlined the […]

2 weeks ago
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