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Plea for Preston residents to get tested after new coronavirus mutation found in Lancashire

A sign at former community coronavirus testing centre in Preston Pic: Donna Clifford Residents in West Lancashire and Preston are being urged to get a Covid test if they’re feeling unwell, after cases of the new mutation have come to light in Lancashire. […]

4 weeks ago
Rapid covid testing available at Preston mosque

Quwwatul Islam Mosque in Peel Hall Street A rapid covid-19 testing centre is available in Preston. The Quwwat Education Centre on Peel Hall Street will be used as a testing centre on Mondays and Thursdays from 11am […]

2 months ago
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
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
Advertisement Advertisement Schools in Preston and Lancashire going back in January is being ‘kept under review’

School classroom. Pic: Pixabay - Alexandra_Koch The Lancashire Resilience Forum (LRF) and Boris Johnson have expressed that schools going back in January is being ‘kept under review’. Schools are due to return on a staggered basis […]

2 months ago
Preston and South Ribble leaders react to tier-3 announcement

Dawn breaking over Preston on Thursday 18 November Pic: Tony Worrall It has been announced today (Thursday 26) that Preston and Lancashire has been put back into tier-3 restrictions when lockdown 2 ends next week. The announcement has been met negatively […]

3 months ago
Coronavirus infection rate for Preston tops 500 mark as call made to Prime Minister to outline way out of tier-three restrictions

Coronavirus rates in Lancashire continue to accelerate and dominate the highest in England lists Pic: 70023venus2009 Preston’s infection rate for coronavirus has gone above the 500 cases per 100,000 people mark for the first time. There were 106 new Covid-19 cases recorded in the city during […]

4 months ago
What’s being said about new ‘tougher’ coronavirus lockdown restrictions

A woman in Preston wears a face mask Pic: Joseph Gudgeon As coronavirus infection rates continue to increase in Preston, and Lancashire, further lockdown restrictions are being considered. The government is understood to be considering the closure of pubs and restaurants […]

5 months ago
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