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Community test centres close early due to increased demand for covid-19 screening

Woman finishing coronavirus test Preston’s two community testing centres will close at 3pm today (Monday September 14) following increased demand. Preston City Council has confirmed the sites at the Market and Moor Park Avenue […]

2 years ago
Preston pupils over 11 should wear face coverings due to extra local lockdown measures

School student wearing face mask in classroom Pic: Alexandra_Koch from Pixabay Pupils over the age of 11 and staff should wear face coverings in communal areas when Preston schools reopen. Lancashire County Council has announced the extra precaution for areas where […]

2 years ago
The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley to have positive coronavirus tests last week

A woman having a coronavirus test Preston has seen 24 new cases of coronavirus in the last week according to latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics. Between August 13 and August 19, five […]

2 years ago
Preston Police busy with lockdown breaches

Preston Police down Fishergate. Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Police attended a series of reported lockdown restriction breaches on Friday 21 August. Reports included large house parties in private homes despite the lockdown restrictions stating no indoor mixing […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Coronavirus cases rise as Penwortham, Lostock Hall, Bamber Bridge and Walton-le-Dale are warned to take steps to prevent a local lockdown

South Ribble’s coronavirus daily rate of infection has increased. There have been 21 cases in the last 14 days, spread across different wards in low numbers. This comes after neighbouring […]

2 years ago
New figures show the number of positive coronavirus tests in every Preston postcode

The number of positive coronavirus tests have been revealed by postcode. The new figures, released by the Office of National Statistics, show which areas have had the highest number of […]

2 years ago
BREAKING: Preston goes into local lockdown from midnight on Friday August 7

Preston is to be included in the additional restrictions that apply to other parts of east Lancashire, Greater Manchester and west Yorkshire. That means, from midnight tonight if you are […]

2 years ago
Health and economy at risk from complacency as Preston faces new lockdown

Skyline of Preston catches a golden glow Pic: Paul Melling The chief executive of Preston City Council has warned people’s health and the economy are at risk from complacency over coronavirus in Preston. Speaking on BBC Radio Lancashire, Adrian Philips […]

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