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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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Four Fulwood streets combine to run 66-miles for St Catherine’s Hospice

Some of the families who took part celebrate with a socially distanced photograph Pic: Heather Crabtree/Paddy green Pavements were pounded to raise money for a Preston hospice. Residents from four Fulwood streets combined to run 66.6 miles during Sunday (May 31) and raised donations of more than […]

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Harris and Preston Market Hall to be lit purple in solidarity with George Floyd

Preston Market and its canopy will turn purple in a 'stand against racism' Pic: 70023venus2009 Preston’s Market and Harris Museum are to light up purple as an act of solidarity over the death of George Floyd. Both buildings are being lit from tonight (Monday June […]

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Firefighters bring Longridge Fell woodland fire under control

What the fire service discovered while working near Longridge Fell Pic: Lancashire Fire Service Firefighters have brought the woodland fire on Longridge Fell under control. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service had 10 crews at the fire in Dutton, between Preston and Longridge, since shortly […]

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Advertisement Advertisement M61 reopens between Junction 9 and Junction 8 after concern for safety

Traffic being diverted off the M61 at Junction 9 southbound Pic: Highways England The M61 was been shut in both directions heading to and from Preston. Lancashire Police and Highways England shut the motorway due to a concern for safety. The police incident […]

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Youngsters seen lighting grass fires on Worden Park as crews battle blazes across the county

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have issued a warning after footage emerged of young people setting fire to grass on the hottest weekend of the year. As crews from Preston, […]

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Crowdfunding appeal launches for water and supplies for firefighters tackling Longridge and Darwen fires

Cases of bottled water which were taken up to firefighters Pic: Phil Manning One kind-hearted Leyland man has been helping firefighters tackle their thirst and hunger while tackling moorland and woodland fires. Phil Manning has set up a fundraiser to ensure fire crews […]

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Small firms in Preston could receive urgent funding to survive the coronavirus pandemic

Lockdown restrictions have left many small firms unable to trade or facing very low footfall due to lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Small businesses in Preston may be able to claim additional government support. A new scheme from the government has seen Preston City Council given the ability to pay out up […]

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