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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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
Lancashire libraries and museums close due to Coronavirus outbreak

The Harris exterior Lancashire libraries, archives and museums closed their doors on Monday 23 March, including those in Preston. The closure came into affect on 5pm on Monday to allow library users the […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Markets to see reduced hours and partial closures due to coronavirus

Outdoor Market at Preston Markets Preston Market hall will face reduced hours and partial closures to reduce the spread of Covid-19. From Tuesday 24 March 2020, the Market Hall at Preston Markets will reduce its […]

2 years ago
Annual Easter Avenham ‘Egg Rolling’ cancelled due to Coronavirus

The traditional and much-loved Egg Rolling annual event is cancelled for 2020 due to the coronavirus. The annual event has been a big Easter tradition for Prestonians for over 150 […]

2 years ago
Mr Bhailok asking Prestonians to help raise £1million for NHS staff during coronavirus pandemic

Businessman Mr Yousuf Bhailok is asking Prestonians to pull together in this time of need to raise £1million for Preston NHS staff. Mr Bhailok posted a video on social media […]

2 years ago
Ashton mum-of-two reaches out to support other parents affected by coronavirus

Lynsey with her two children A mum of two from Ashton has set up an online community to support parents who are facing lockdown with their children. Lynsey Battle, who has previously helped Preston’s homeless […]

2 years ago
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