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Preston secondary school pupils to wear masks in class to tackle Omicron

School student wearing face mask in classroom Pic: Alexandra_Koch from Pixabay Pupils in Preston’s secondary schools will join others across England in wearing face masks in classrooms to slow the spread of the Omicron variant. The government announced the temporary reintroduction […]

5 months ago
Lancashire County Council says ‘Don’t be a Dick’ as £100 fine introduced for mask refusal

Walking through Preston city centre with face masks on Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire Council has today warned Preston residents they face a £100 fine if they refuse to wear masks on public transport and in shops. In a Facebook post this morning, […]

5 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 […]

6 months ago
Garstang woman making face masks for Rosemere after husband’s cancer diagnosis

Angela and her husband Gavin Garstang accountant Angela Knowles has given Rosemere Cancer Foundation £500 from the sale of fabric face masks she made during last year’s lockdowns. Now, she has a second donation to […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pupils and staff in Preston and Lancashire schools advised to continue wearing face coverings

Face coverings will need to be worn on public transport from June 15 Pic: Pixabay Schools across Preston and Lancashire are being advised pupils and staff should continue to wear face coverings until 21 June, despite restrictions relaxing nationally this week. The recommendation, from directors […]

1 year 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
11-year-old Millie’s face masks coming to Preston Market

Jo and Millie A face mask brand with a difference is coming to Preston Market. Millie’s Masks was founded by 11-year-old Millie Millburn in Birmingham – with a bit of help from mum […]

2 years ago
Pictures of Preston’s first weekend of mandatory masks

Person wearing a mask in Preston Pic: Garry Cook Face coverings are now mandatory for shoppers in Preston and the rest of England, after new coronavirus rules came into effect on Friday (24 July). Masks are compulsory in enclosed […]

2 years ago
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