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Winckley Street pubs and bars first weekend back as restrictions eased

After being shut for many months, Blog Preston asked local businesses what the past week of ‘normality’ has been like for them. Lonely People cocktail bar on Winckley Street had […]

4 weeks ago
Preston and South Ribble latest infection rates, Indian mutation found in Lancashire and Health secretary gives update

Enjoying the sunshine on the Flag Market on Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued to fall further as we begin the second week under the new looser lockdown restrictions. Concerns have been raised after a number of cases […]

4 weeks ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates fall, UK Covid rate plummets and new vaccine advice for pregnant women

Springtime in Friargate looking towards the Harris Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus rates are both continuing to dip as we head into the first weekend under the new relaxed coronavirus restrictions. The city recorded six new Covid […]

1 month ago
South Ribble sees another small rise in coronavirus infection rate, Preston falls and concern over South African variant

Socially distanced queue for the Avenham Park cafe on a sunny day in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall South Ribble has seen a further day of its coronavirus infection rate edging up as Preston continues to fall week-on-week, and there are warnings of a ‘dangerous wave’ of new […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s coronavirus infection rate falls as South Ribble rises and care home staff vaccine ‘may become mandatory’

Vaccination centre Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus rates and cases have been confirmed as there are moves to make the Covid vaccination mandatory for care home staff in England. Daily coronavirus […]

1 month ago
Preston coronavirus infection rate falls as South Ribble rises and Prime Minister says roadmap out of lockdown remains ‘on track’

Sunshine in Avenham and Miller Park during Tuesday 13 April Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed as the Prime Minister continued to urge people to ‘show restraint’ as pub beer gardens and other venues re-opened. The city saw 19 […]

1 month ago
Prestonians encouraged to remain vigilant as restrictions begin to ease across the city and county

An outdoor pint and food is allowed again from 12 April Pic: Tony Worrall Residents are being urged to remain vigilant by senior figures at the forefront of Lancashire’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Excitement is in the air as locals are able to […]

1 month ago
Preston sees coronavirus infection rate drop in half again as vaccine to be rolled out to 45-49 age group

A carpet of daffodils in Cottam Pic: Tony Worrall As Preston and South Ribble moved back to some sort of normality during Monday (12 April) the city saw its infection rate drop further. There were six new confirmed coronavirus […]

1 month ago
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