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Plea for communal worship in Preston to stop during lockdown

Preston Minster Pic: Tony Worrall Faith communities in Preston and across Lancashire are being urged to pause communal prayer and worship during lockdown three, to help prevent the spread of the new Covid variant. In […]

2 months ago
Lancashire County Council issue statement about primary school reopenings

A book exchange at a primary school in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Primary schools across Preston and South Ribble should return as planned on Monday (4 January) says Lancashire’s director of public health. Amid growing calls from teaching unions for primary school […]

2 months ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates as Lancashire health chief warns of ‘Christmas household mixing’ risks

A Christmas tree on a boat at Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall New coronavirus cases and infection rates have been confirmed for Preston and South Ribble. The latest figures come as Lancashire health and political chiefs warned we should all ‘think carefully’ […]

2 months ago
Preston coronavirus restrictions will ease from Tuesday

Preston is included in the government’s latest changes to local coronavirus restrictions. From Tuesday 8 September at 12.01am, soft play areas can lawfully reopen. Remaining restrictions on treatments on the […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston could see a lift of restrictions in the next few days, according to Director of Public Health

Dr Sakthi Karunanithi Preston could see additional restrictions lifted in the next few days according to the Director of Public Health, Dr Sakthi Karunanithi. The city was put into a localised lockdown at […]

6 months ago
‘Please do not mix’ – Prestonians asked to help avoid a tighter lockdown

Prestonians are being asked to voluntarily follow the tighter Covid-19 guidelines being applied elsewhere in Lancashire, to help avoid more restrictions being brought to the city. Preston was plunged into […]

6 months ago
Local lockdown expected in Preston in ‘next few days’

Preston could return to lockdown in the coming days after a rise in Covid-19 cases. Lancashire’s director of public health Dr Sakthi Karunanithi is expecting the stricter rules to be […]

7 months ago
Preston is ‘one to watch’ as Covid-19 infections rise

Dr Sakthi Karunanithi Preston is “one to watch” when it comes to Covid-19 developments, according to Lancashire’s top medic. Dr Sakthi Karunanithi, Director of Public Health at Lancashire County Council, made the statement at […]

7 months ago
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