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Ingol community centre seeks volunteers after Covid-19-related staff shortages

An Ingol community centre struck by Omicron-related staff shortages has appealed for volunteers to fill the gap. Intact, situated on Whitby Avenue in Ingol, has helped Preston residents for decades […]

6 days ago
At home vaccination service opened for those shielding and vulnerable in Preston and Lancashire

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay The NHS in Preston and Lancashire have opened up home vaccination to people who are shielding or don’t feel comfortable using the existing vaccination service.  The initiative has been launched […]

2 weeks ago
Community Vaccine Champions to support Preston people most at risk from Covid-19

Woman wearing a face mask £185,000 of government funding will be used in Preston to support people most at risk from Covid-19. The money comes from the Community Vaccine Champions Programme, which is providing a […]

2 weeks ago
Ashton tai chi teacher receives the Mayor of Preston Covid Hero Award

Feixia Yu has been awarded the Mayor of Preston Covid Hero Award after helping people with their wellbeing and mental health throughout the pandemic. Feixia completed nearly 300 online tai […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council issue warning to Prestonians about Covid passport scam

A Covid sign in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service are warning Prestonians to be aware of a fake NHS Covid passport scam. The scam has been duping people into handing over their financial […]

2 weeks ago
Preston secondary school pupils to wear masks in class to tackle Omicron

School student wearing face mask in classroom Pic: Alexandra_Koch from Pixabay Pupils in Preston’s secondary schools will join others across England in wearing face masks in classrooms to slow the spread of the Omicron variant. The government announced the temporary reintroduction […]

3 weeks ago
Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS welcomes first dose surge

The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria has welcomed a significant increase in people coming forward for their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine – and urged others to book […]

3 weeks ago
Adult visiting suspended at Royal Preston Hospital due to rise in Omicron cases

Entrance to Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Blog Preston Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has suspended visiting to its main adult inpatient wards until further notice. The change applies to Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley and South Ribble […]

3 weeks ago
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