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Warning issued over Omicron Covid scam post shared in Preston

The Preston Covid-19 testing centre close to the University of Central Lancashire campus Pic: Blog Preston A scam social media post encouraging people to apply for Omicron Covid-19 tests is currently doing the rounds in Preston and Lancashire. The county council’s Trading Standards team has received […]

7 months ago
Those 40 and over invited for Covid booster at Issa Medical Centre walk-in

Eligible residents in Preston and the surrounding areas are being invited to attend a walk-in Covid-19 vaccination clinic this weekend to receive a booster dose of the vaccine ahead of […]

7 months ago
Mandatory masks, PCR testing and booster jabs for all adults as government prepares for Omicron variant

Wearing a face mask in Preston city centre during a phone check Pic: Paul Melling From today (Tuesday, November 30) face coverings are required on public transport and in retail settings other than hospitality across Preston and Lancashire. All travellers returning to the UK will […]

7 months ago
UCLan cites ‘Covid-19 health and safety restrictions’ after switching off all water fountains

UCLan has switched off all on-site water fountains to follow Covid-19 health and safety restrictions. A member of the public contacted Blog Preston this week to report that the University […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston College to enforce mask-wearing as Covid-19 cases rise nationally

Entrance to Preston's College in St Vincents Road in Fulwood News that Covid-19 cases are rising has led Preston College to enforce mask-wearing from Monday. As a precautionary measure, from Monday 18 October, students and staff, unless exempt, must wear […]

9 months ago
Preston sight loss charity awarded ‘generous’ two-year grant by West Lancashire Freemasons

The West Lancashire Freemasons have awarded a £57,310 grant to Preston sight loss charity Galloway’s. The charity used the funding to reduce social isolation amongst visually impaired residents, with a […]

9 months ago
Preston residents urged to get flu jabs to boost winter immunity

Preston GPs have urged residents to get flu jabs as soon as possible to boost winter immunity. Each year, GPs in the region call on those eligible to get their […]

9 months ago
Preston residents wait an average of 10 days for GP appointments

A doctor checks the blood pressure of a patient Pic: Alterfines New research has revealed that Preston residents face an average waiting time of 10 days when booking GP appointments. The research conducted by medical negligence experts Boyes Turner Claims reveals […]

10 months ago
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