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Latest news for Wyre, Lancashire. The borough borders to the North and Western side of Preston and includes the market town of Garstang and surrounding villages.

Lancashire’s director of public health addresses Preston’s stubborn Covid infection rate

Dr Sakthi Karunanithi Preston’s coronavirus infection rates continue to be in the top 10 worst in England, despite numbers of cases reducing. The latest figures, for Tuesday 2 March, showed Preston recorded 23 […]

6 days ago
Preston and South Ribble latest coronavirus infection rate as Downing Street steps in on school face mask guidance

Signs of spring in Ashton Park on Monday 1 March Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to be within the top 10 in England, although the reduction in cases continues. Latest figures showed Preston recorded 23 new cases during Tuesday […]

7 days ago
Witness appeal after fatal collision in Claughton-On-Brock

Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man sadly died in a single-vehicle collision in Claughton-On-Brock during Monday 1 March. Police were called at 3.29pm to Brock Mill Lane […]

1 week ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate drops below 200 for first time since November as Health secretary delivers positive vaccine news

Sunrise over Preston's chilly rooftops Pic: Tony Worrall Preston remains in England’s top infection rates for Covid but has now seen the rate drop below 200 for the first time since the second national lockdown ended in early […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Chart shows Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates throughout February as Chancellor unveils major new grants for lockdown businesses

Sunset over the Preston Marina on a sunny weekend in the city Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to show concerning trends. At Blog Preston we’ve been tracking how the daily infection rate has been changing since late October in the city […]

1 week ago
Preston’s and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as government confirms next vaccine priority groups

An empty Preston Market canopy area in Preston city centre: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has remained amongst the highest in England as the government confirmed the next group of priority people for the vaccine. The city’s new confirmed coronavirus cases […]

2 weeks ago
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
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
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