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Local politicians fought for ‘good deal’ for county during tier 3 pandemic restrictions

The Covid vaccination queuing area outside Preston Bus Station and opposite the NHS hub in St John's Pic: Tony Worrall A Lancashire council leader has insisted that local politicians fought for “a good deal” for the county when it was faced with tough Covid restrictions at the height of the […]

5 months ago
Autumn Covid and flu vaccines in Preston and Lancashire brought forward

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay The Covid vaccine for eligible people in Preston and Lancashire is being brought forward. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) say the […]

8 months ago
Memorial garden to Covid victims and organ donors at Royal Preston Hospital

Ros Collins, charity administrator; Dan Hill, head of hospital charities; Rebecca Arestidou, grant and trust fundraiser with the memorial garden A memorial garden to those who lost loved ones to Covid has opened at Royal Preston Hospital. It is also in memory of those who donated their organs after passing […]

9 months ago
South Ribble District Scouts see biggest membership growth since pandemic

A group of Beavers from the South Ribble District Scouts give the thumbs up Like many, the South Ribble District Scouts struggled during the pandemic. Despite everyone’s efforts in very challenging circumstances, several young people decided to step back from Scouts and their youth […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s mass COVID-19 vaccination site to close

The Covid vaccination centre in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The mass COVID-19 vaccination site at St John’s Shopping Centre in Preston City Centre will close later this month. The site, which will close on Friday 23 December, is one […]

1 year ago
Preston woman reflects on 800th Covid vaccine hub shift

The Covid-19 vaccination hub at St John’s shopping centre in the middle of the city is coming to an end. Last week volunteer, Marian Orford, marked her 800th shift as […]

1 year ago
Preston residents have one week left to request a COVID-19 vaccine at home

The NHS Vaccine At Home service will stop taking bookings from Friday 9 December. Over 4,000 people in Lancashire and South Cumbria have benefited from getting a COVID-19 vaccine in […]

1 year ago
NHS Lancashire and South Cumbria delivers 100,000 COVID-19 autumn boosters

More than 100,000 residents in Lancashire and South Cumbria have already come forward for their COVID-19 Autumn booster jab.  The campaign is off to a quick start – but with […]

2 years ago
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