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How Prestonians are responding to coronavirus lockdown rules

Pedestrians by Preston Dock during lockdown Many parts of Preston have become deserted since Monday, when Boris Johnson announced a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The following day (Tuesday 24 March), Deepdale Retail […]

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Independent Preston retailers adapting to coronavirus closures

Joan and Jade outside the new shop Independent Preston retailers that have closed their doors to reduce the spread of coronavirus are looking to adapt their business models. Not all the city’s retailers waited for Government advice, […]

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Bus station to close in fight against Coronavirus

Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall The concourse at Preston Bus Station is due to close on Friday evening (27 March) until further notice due to reduced availability of staff, and to try and reduce the […]

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The Ferret launches funding campaign to escape permanent closure

Ivan Campo playing Glastonferret Preston live music venue The Ferret has launched a funding campaign after its long-term future became threatened by the coronavirus outbreak. The Fylde Road venue, best known for the Glastonferret […]

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Advertisement Advertisement How you can contribute to a £1m crowd funder to help the NHS in Preston during the Covid-19 crisis

Details of a crowdfunding campaign to raise £1m for the NHS in Preston during the Covid-19 crisis have been released. Businessman Yousuf Bhailok launched the campaign, pledging £100,000 to get […]

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Home library service put on hold to protect vulnerable residents from Coronavirus

Lancashire County Council’s home library service has been suspended until further notice due to the Covid-19 outbreak. It had been hoped that the service, which allows books to be delivered […]

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Success for UCLan’s School of Medicine

staff-and-students-from-uclan-school-of-medicine-celebrating-the-accreditation UCLan’s School of Medicine has received some positive news as they have been added to the General Medical Council’s list of bodies approved to award UK medical degrees. Following the […]

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Preston Mosques bring donations to NHS workers amid coronavirus pandemic

NHS staff recieving donations from Preston mosques. The Madani Institute and the people of Preston are helping donate items to help NHS critical care staff during the coronavirus pandemic. The Preston mosque has joined forces with Masjid-e-Raza […]

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