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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 […]

1 year ago
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 […]

1 year ago
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 […]

1 year ago
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 […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 year ago
Police urge people to think before they dial after spike in calls about Coronavirus measures

Police are asking the public to think before they dial after being inundated with calls around the government’s rules asking people to stay home. Calls have included whether visiting relatives […]

1 year ago
UCLan introduces all online teaching for students during coronavirus outbreak

The UCLan campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall The UCLan campus will look a lot quieter as all teaching moves online amid coronavirus fears. Students were informed last week that they would receive online teaching for all classes […]

1 year ago
NoWcard holders can travel at morning peak for free in response to COVID-19 pandemic

A Preston Bus service waits at the Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall NoWcard holders in Preston are now allowed to use their passes at morning peak in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that users can now travel before 9.30am for […]

1 year ago
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