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Popular Leyland pub The Gables closes doors

The Gables pub in Leyland will not be reopening A pub in Leyland will not be reopening at the end of lockdown 2. The Gables team have made the difficult decision to close as they cannot see the venue […]

7 months ago
Protest close to police headquarters at Hutton passes with ‘minimal disruption’

The entrance to the Lancashire Police headquarters at Hutton off the A59 Pic: Google Lancashire Police issued a warning about a protest which was set to happen close to Hutton today (Monday, 16 November). The protest, understood to be an anti-lockdown protest, did not […]

7 months ago
New awards to give Penwortham businesses a much needed boost

Jenna Whittingham will be applying for the Best of Penwortham awards A new award celebrating Penworthams high street businesses has been launched this week. Enjoy Penwortham have officially announced the Best of Penwortham Awards to shine light on the efforts made […]

8 months ago
Preston and South Ribble record further Covid infection rate falls as lockdown 2 just hours away

A damp view looking up Friargate towards the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing their downward trend. A third consecutive day of a lowering of infection rates comes ahead of the city, county and country […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Open letter from police chiefs outlines what Preston and South Ribble residents can expect during lockdown 2 on Covid rules

Police officers on horseback make their way through Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire Police have given an update on what Preston and South Ribble residents can expect from them during lockdown 2. In an open letter to the public, the Police Chiefs […]

8 months ago
Full list of businesses in Preston and South Ribble that have to close during lockdown 2

Boris Johnson has ordered certain businesses and venues across England to close under new coronavirus lockdown rules. On Saturday (31 October) the Prime Minister announced a second national lockdown, with […]

8 months ago
Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus cases as city prepares to re-enter lockdown this week

Autumn sunshine during a break in the rain on the Flag Market, Cenotaph and the Harris Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus figures for Preston show there were 95 new cases during Sunday (1 November). The city had the second-highest increase in Lancashire, behind Blackburn-with-Darwen where 158 new cases were […]

8 months ago
School closures in lockdown 2 and ‘rotas’ call backed by Preston City Council leader

A book exchange at a primary school in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Calls for schools and colleges to close as part of the second lockdown have been made – and resisted by the government. Preston City Council’s leader is among those backing […]

8 months ago
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