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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.

Preston and Lancashire await tier-restrictions fate as some post 2 December changes confirmed

The Prime Minister addressed the House of Commons on Monday, virtually, as he is still self-isolating Pic: Parliament TV Preston and Lancashire will uncover on Thursday which tier we go into once the national lockdown ends on 2 December. The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, outlined the return of the […]

1 year ago
Coronavirus new cases for Preston and South Ribble in third weekend of lockdown as Christmas clarity edges closer

Christmas lights on Preston's Market Hall and canopy Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus cases data shows Preston’s daily new positive tests continue to come in at around half what they were. The government is preparing to outline how the three-tier restrictions […]

1 year ago
Timeline confirmed for decision on updated three-tier coronavirus restrictions and Christmas plans after December 2

A Covid sign in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A decision on what coronavirus restrictions will look like after 2 December is imminent. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is understood to be thrashing out the details with cabinet members during […]

1 year ago
Barton Grange garden centre reduce parking spaces as police warn over A6 restrictions

Inside Barton Grange's Christmas display last year Pic: Tony Worrall Car parking at a popular garden centre between Preston and Garstang has been cut back. Barton Grange Garden Centre is allowed to open under the government restrictions, as garden centres […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rate latest as Matt Hancock says ‘no decision’ on post 2 December restrictions

Health secretary Matt Hancock gives an update Pic: YouTube/10 Downing Street Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued its march downwards. The city has now seen a third day in a row of decreasing Covid-19 infection rates. New confirmed cases for Friday […]

1 year ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate sees major drop as government unveils emergency sports funding package

Recent mural on the side of the Northern Way pub Pic: 70023venus2009 Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has dropped below the 400 cases per 100,000 mark. The city has seen a sharp drop in the Covid-19 infection rate based on latest figures from […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates tumble as Christmas restrictions rumours surface

Dawn breaking over Preston on Thursday 18 November Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has tumbled out of the top 50 places for high coronavirus infection rates for the first time in months. The city saw 76 new cases confirmed for Wednesday (18 […]

1 year ago
Garstang entrepreneur receives publicity boost from former Dragon

Jen and her daughter A Garstang‐based children’s board game business has received a boost in publicity from Retail Entrepreneur Theo Paphitis. Jen Shillitoe, founder of Little Acorn Games, tweeted Theo about her business during Small Business Sunday (SBS) and was one […]

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