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Four further coronavirus deaths at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals as confirmed cases also rise

Entrance to Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Blog Preston Four more people have died from coronavirus at Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals, according to new figures released by the NHS. The number comprises of one death on May 31, […]

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Fundraiser set up in memory of footballer Christian Mbulu who died in Cottam

A fundraiser has been set up in memory of footballer Christian Mbulu, who died at his home in Cottam last week (Tuesday May 26). Mbulu, 23, was a defender for […]

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Man wanted after women attacked with a hammer in Plungington

Police are looking for a man they want to speak to after two women were attacked with a hammer in Ripon Street, Plugington. Officers were called to a house at […]

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Police appeal to trace missing woman last seen in Preston city centre

Kelly Lofthouse Pic: Preston Police Police say they are growing ‘increasingly concerned’ for the welfare of a woman last seen in Preston city centre. Kelly Lofthouse was last seen in the city centre at 10.15am […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Rogue trader warning after paving slabs rip-off in Preston

Paving stones Pic: Pixabay Reports of rogue traders and scams have been increasing in Preston and Lancashire during lockdown. Lancashire County Council says there have been reported of face masks, cleansing gel and gloves […]

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Lancashire Encounter Festival in Preston delayed for a year

The Red Canopies were the main attraction of last year's Lancashire Encounter Pic: Tony Worrall A major arts festival for the city has been put back to 2021. Lancashire Encounter festival takes place every other year throughout Preston city centre. Preston City Council say they […]

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Brother of Jon-Jo Highton launches knife crime campaign ‘The J-J Effect’ in his name

The brother of a teenager brutally murdered in a gang attack in Deepdale has launched an anti-knife campaign in his name. Jon-Jo Highton, 18, was stabbed to death by six […]

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Seven new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Preston and Chorley as death toll rises to 208

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has announced one more person has died from coronavirus, bringing the death toll at the two hospitals it operates to 208. The death happened […]

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