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All schools in Preston and Lancashire to close until mid-February as third national lockdown begins in England

Boris Johnson addressing the national during Monday (4 January) evening Pic: YouTube/DowningStreet All schools are to be closed until February half-term as England enters a third national lockdown. Preston and Lancashire will move from tier-4 restrictions into the new national lockdown measures. […]

9 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as concern grows around those who left tier-4 areas

A calm view across Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall The latest coronavirus cases and infection rates for Preston and South Ribble have been released. Preston’s new Covid-19 cases for Monday (21 December) were at 33. South Ribble recorded 41 […]

9 months ago
Christmas restrictions for Preston and Lancashire will only allow Christmas Day indoor meet-up

Boris Johnson during a press conference on Saturday (19 December) Pic: No10DowningStreet Christmas coronavirus restrictions have been tightened, the government confirmed. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said due to the rising Covid-19 infection rate in England and a new mutation of coronavirus which […]

9 months ago
A ‘smaller Christmas’ urged as Preston coronavirus rate rises but South Ribble falls

Christmas lights in Friargate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases were confirmed during a day of the government’s Christmas restrictions unravelling in confusion. The city, and Lancashire, will also wait another 24-hours for a decision about […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

10 months ago
Prime Minister announces full lockdown in England to last until 2 December

The Prime Minister has announced England is to go into a full lockdown from Thursday (5 November). In an apparent move away from the regional ‘tier’ system the tighter restrictions […]

11 months ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate continues to grow as city sees second-highest daily rise in Lancashire

Boris Johnson gave his latest press conference to the country Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has shown no signs of slowing – as we approach a first full week in tier-three restrictions. 114 new cases were recorded in the city during […]

11 months ago
Preston’s new tougher coronavirus restrictions now in force as face mask fines to rise

Facecovering. Pic: Roksana96. Pixabay From today (Tuesday 22 September) new coronavirus measures have come into place in Preston. The city, as well as all of Lancashire with the exception of Blackpool, has enhanced Covid-19 […]

1 year ago
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