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Restart Grants now available to apply for by Preston businesses affected by lockdown 3

Spring flowers in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A new government grant scheme to support businesses closed during lockdown is now open for applications. The ‘Restart Grant’ provides businesses in a number of sectors including non-essential retail, hospitality, […]

2 months ago
Preston bars, restaurants and cafes granted new or renewed pavement licences

As lockdown is easing slightly during Monday (12 April), a number of Preston businesses have been granted new pavement licences so they can resume operating. The pavement licence will allow […]

2 months ago
What you can and can’t do as Preston and Lancashire enter the next phase of lockdown easing

A busy looking Friargate and Orchard Street as restrictions eased on April 12 Pic: Blog Preston The nation has entered the next phase of getting back to normality today (Monday 12 April). More of the restrictions have been relaxed meaning non-essential shops and outdoor areas have […]

2 months ago
Nine areas of Preston and South Ribble record less than three Covid cases in final week of March

Latest Covid case map. A total of nine areas within Preston and South Ribble currently have less than three coronavirus cases. This includes areas such as Penwortham North, Lostock Hall and Haslam Park. However, […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest area by area Covid cases for Preston and South Ribble show three places with nearly zero cases

Latest Covid figures stats map. Most areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a drop in Covid cases. Areas such as Bamber Bridge East, Ingol and Longton and Walmer Bridge have recorded less than […]

3 months ago
Rule changes: What you can and can’t do as lockdown 3 starts to relax

Spring flowers in Preston city centre in March Pic: Tony Worrall The guidelines to staying safe during the pandemic have changed today, as the strategy to get the nation out of lockdown begins. Lockdown 3 started shortly after New Year and […]

3 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rate staying below 100, 30 million vaccines given in UK and March 29 which rules change

Springtime blossoms in Miller Park Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are staying well below 100 as the city and borough prepare for the next stage of the restrictions easing. Blog Preston’s been tracking […]

3 months ago
Covid marshal facing investigation over Moor Park skaters verbal altercation

The Covid Marshal has been reported over a comment made to one of the skaters Pic: Blog Preston A Preston skater claims he was verbally abused in Moor Park by a Covid marshal. Joshua Auhsoj has lodged a complaint with Preston City Council and is awaiting a full […]

3 months ago
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