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Police say M6 and Lancashire roads becoming busier as Good Friday lockdown continues

The M6 during the morning of Good Friday Pic:LancsRoadPolice Police have thanked Preston for mainly following the government’s instructions to stay at home. The M6 during Good Friday morning was far from the usual sight of caravans and families […]

1 year ago
Preston yoga centre fundraising to help people who lose loved ones during lockdown

Emma (back row, fifth from the left) with attendees at a recent Mandala retreat A Preston yoga centre is fundraising to help people who are bereaved during the coronavirus lockdown. Mandala Yoga and Wellbeing, which is located in the city centre, will use funds […]

1 year ago
Pots, pans, fireworks and a clapping dinosaur – Preston cheers for our carers

Village Drive residents release flares and fireworks to join Clap for our Carers The third week of Clap for our Carers has seen Preston raising the noise levels with pots, pans, fireworks and a clapping dinosaur. The famous Ashton dino was out on […]

1 year ago
Preston homeowners and businesses warned about coronavirus fraud scams

Woman holding mobile phone Pic: Pixabay Coronavirus-related tricksters are attempting to take advantage of the city’s most vulnerable during the pandemic. Lancashire County Council’s Trading Standards say there is an increased risk from scams in relation […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement BAE Systems is manufacturing face shields to help the NHS workers on the front line

BAE Systems has rallied to support the work of the NHS by supplying vital Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect medical staff in Preston and around the UK. Employees in […]

1 year ago
Preston firm donates equipment to frontline NHS workers and asks others to follow suit

Rob from Westinghouse Springfields donating the PPE, shown right A Preston firm has donated hundreds of items of personal protective equipment (PPE) to help protect frontline NHS workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. Westinghouse Springfields delivered 160 pairs of eye […]

1 year ago
Temporary morgue under construction at BAE Systems site Warton

A facility to cope with a significant increase in bereavements is being built in Lancashire as a contingency measure as part of the emergency response to the coronavirus pandemic. The […]

1 year ago
How exam grades in Preston and Lancashire will be decided this summer

Students in Preston studying for GCSEs, AS Levels and A Levels will be marked on mock exam grades, coursework and teacher assessment this year. Students in years 11 and 13 […]

1 year ago
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