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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
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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
Preston Minster to live-stream church services for first time in its history

Preston Minster Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Minster will be live-streaming services for the first time in its history in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The move comes after The Church of England suspended all public […]

2 years ago
Preston city centre venues targeted in first night of lockdown

IceBurg Three venues in Preston city centre have been broken into during the first night of Government-enforced closures. Preston’s pubs, bars and restaurants shut yesterday (Friday 20 March) as part of […]

2 years ago
How these family-run Preston businesses are helping people affected by coronavirus

Ross and Richard from Walker and Williams Two Preston businesses are running new free initiatives to help vulnerable and isolated people affected by coronavirus. Furniture company Plumbs, which is in its 60th year, is offering telephone support, […]

2 years ago
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