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Call for former Preston nurses to return to work

Maria Nelligan A rallying cry is being issued amid the coronavirus crisis for registered nurses who wish to work again to sign up to their bank. Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation […]

1 year ago
We want to help small businesses in Preston affected by coronavirus – here’s how

Skyline of Preston catches a golden glow Pic: Paul Melling Here at Blog Preston we have always strived to be at the centre of our community by championing local people, businesses and causes. In our 11 years of existence it’s […]

1 year ago
Preston school closures after latest Government advice on coronavirus outbreak

Moor Nook Community Primary School Pic: Google Lancashire County Council is set to follow Government advice over the closure of schools as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.  At a press conference held today, the Government announced […]

1 year ago
Coronavirus support group set up by Prestonians attracts 7,000 members in two days

Coronavirus North West Support Group on Facebook A Coronavirus support group for the North West has attracted more than 7,000 members in just over two days. The Facebook group was created by a group of Prestonians who […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement How the Banana King is helping Preston’s homeless and elderly during the coronavirus crisis

Banana King in Orchard Street Pic: Tony Worrall One of Preston’s longest running shops is stepping up to support the homeless and elderly during the coronavirus pandemic. Banana King in Orchard Street has teamed up with The Foxton […]

1 year ago
Preston cinemas close due to coronavirus

Vue Preston Pic: Google Maps Vue and ODEON cinemas in Preston and South Ribble have closed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic. A text to Vue Preston employees, sent at 10.59am today and […]

1 year ago
Labour calls for Lancashire private healthcare beds to be given to NHS during Coronavirus crisis

Hospital patient Pic: Parentingupstream from Pixabay The Lancashire Labour Group is calling on the Government to increase its response to the Coronavirus crisis, including requisitioning all private healthcare beds in the county. Cllr John Fillis, Lancashire […]

1 year ago
Prestfest postponed due to Coronavirus fears

One of Preston’s biggest summer events has been postponed due to fears over the spread of Coronavirus. The organisers of Prestfest have confirmed that the event is to be postponed […]

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