Preston pupils over 11 should wear face coverings due to extra local lockdown measures

School student wearing face mask in classroom Pic: Alexandra_Koch from Pixabay Pupils over the age of 11 and staff should wear face coverings in communal areas when Preston schools reopen. Lancashire County Council has announced the extra precaution for areas where […]

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Preston train manager part of first all LGBTQ+ crew as Pride train launches

Avanti West Coast Pride train staffed by all LGBTQ+ crew. A Preston train manager was part of the UK’s first all LGBTQ+ crew as Avanti West Coast launched its new Pride train. Paul Austin managed the London to Manchester service […]

5 months ago
Moor Lane man ordered to stay home at night after vehicle crime in the area

A man has been ordered to stay indoors at night after he admitted tampering with cars in Moor Lane. Ronald Salthouse, 47, of Moor Lane, Preston appeared at Preston Magistrates […]

5 months ago
Jobs at risk as West View Leisure Centre operators say it will remain closed ‘for the foreseeable future’

West View Leisure Centre Pic: Google West View Leisure Centre faces an uncertain future after operators GLL announced it will remain closed for the foreseeable future. Staff at the leisure centre in Ribbleton have been warned […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston coronavirus rates are decreasing amid local restrictions

Woman finishing coronavirus test According to the latest Public Health England (PHE) report, the data being collected for Preston is demonstrating a positive trend, with a decrease in cases per 100,000. Preston residents, communities […]

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The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley to have positive coronavirus tests last week

A woman having a coronavirus test Preston has seen 24 new cases of coronavirus in the last week according to latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics. Between August 13 and August 19, five […]

5 months ago
Preston Police busy with lockdown breaches

Preston Police down Fishergate. Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Police attended a series of reported lockdown restriction breaches on Friday 21 August. Reports included large house parties in private homes despite the lockdown restrictions stating no indoor mixing […]

5 months ago
Preston knife crime campaigner’s cycle challenge to raise funds for stem cell treatment for baby Bonnie

A Preston safety campaigner and fitness enthusiast is taking on a massive cycling challenge to raise funds for a little girl with Downs Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy. Byron Highton, who […]

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