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Covid-related care needs among pandemic costs that could hike Lancashire's deficit by over £100m

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet heard that the disruption caused by the crisis to the usual process for assessing a patient’s needs once they left hospital “reduced the ability to move [them] to more appropriate care packages”.

That meant many went into residential placements

yesterday 18:05
'Loan journey' has readied Rovers loanee for Premier League

Christian Walton says his ‘loan journey’ has set him up to challenge for the No.1 spot at Brighton.

Walton has returned to his parent club after playing every minute of Rovers’ 46 Championship matches during his season-long stay which he felt benefited all parties.

yesterday 16:05
'Loan journey' has readied Rovers loanee for Premier League

Christian Walton says his ‘loan journey’ has set him up to challenge for the No.1 spot at Brighton.

Walton has returned to his parent club after playing every minute of Rovers’ 46 Championship matches during his season-long stay which he felt benefited all parties.

yesterday 15:02
Preston woman says 'I do!' at Fishergate McDonalds

Shared to the Fishergate McDonald's Twitter page today, happy couple Imran and Joti became engaged at the shopping mall branch after husband-to-be Imran popped the question.

The tweet read: 'Congrats to Imran and Joti! Imran popped the question in our #Fishergate restaurant and Joti

yesterday 14:56
"Don't kill granny": Preston City Council's message to residents

Adrian Phillips told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “I know our director of public health has said ‘don’t kill granny’ to young people to try and focus the message.

“Young people are inevitably among the brave and the bold, they want to be adventurous and out and about but we

yesterday 14:56
New grounds and renewing rivalries for Rovers in 2020/21

New grounds, new opponents, and plenty of miles are what lie in wait for Rovers in 2020/21.

With the Championship line-up now complete, there’s some rivalries to renew, and other ones to make, as Tony Mowbray and his side gear up for the new season which gets underway in five

yesterday 12:56
New grounds and renewing rivalries for Rovers in 2020/21

New grounds, new opponents, and plenty of miles are what lie in wait for Rovers in 2020/21.

With the Championship line-up now complete, there’s some rivalries to renew, and other ones to make, as Tony Mowbray and his side gear up for the new season which gets underway in five

yesterday 12:56
Rovers warned of 'frightening' financial challenges

Rovers have been warned they face ‘frightening’ financial challenges and will have to rely heavily on support of owners Venky’s.

That’s the view of outgoing West Bromwich Albion CEO Mark Jenkins who feels the focus of most second tier clubs will be on

yesterday 08:44
Rovers warned of 'frightening' financial challenges

Rovers have been warned they face ‘frightening’ financial challenges and will have to rely heavily on support of owners Venky’s.

That’s the view of outgoing West Bromwich Albion CEO Mark Jenkins who feels the focus of most second tier clubs will be on

yesterday 08:44
Police fire warning at coronavirus law breakers

POLICE will not “stand-by and allow blatant breaches” of the coronavirus restrictions after receiving hundreds of calls last weekend.

Residents in Bolton cannot meet other households in their homes or gardens as part of the law that was rolled out after a spike of

yesterday 05:35
Police fire warning at coronavirus law breakers

POLICE will not “stand-by and allow blatant breaches” of the coronavirus restrictions after receiving hundreds of calls last weekend.

Residents in Bolton cannot meet other households in their homes or gardens as part of the law that was rolled out after a spike of

yesterday 05:35
Drink driver also had no insurance

A DRIVER has been banned from the roads after he admitted being over the alcohol limit.

Manchester magistrates heard how Sam Brooks, aged 31, months and of Bradshaw Brow, Bolton, was caught driving an Audi in Railway Road, Adlington on March 8.

He pleaded guilty to drink

yesterday 22:11
Covid: What restrictions have been imposed in Preston?

But what restrictions have been imposed and what will it all mean for people living here?

– What has the Government announced?

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said on Friday that Preston will become the latest place to be included in a ban on households gathering in

2020-08-07 23:05
'Preston can't relax': partial lockdown restrictions introduced to combat Covid spike

As of midnight tonight (7th August), households in the Preston City Council area are not permitted to mix in other people’s homes or gardens, whether in Preston or elsewhere – nor in indoor public venues like pubs and restaurants. An exception applies for households which have formed a

2020-08-07 23:05
Teenager robber tagged after ignoring court sentence

A TEENAGER who robbed a taxi driver has been electronically tagged after he failed to obey a court order.

The 16-year-old, who cannot be named, was sentenced to a youth rehabilitation order on July 2 after he was convicted of robbing the driver, on January 21, of a cash, cards and a

2020-08-07 22:05
Mixing in pubs led to rise in Preston coronavirus cases, health director says

Speaking at a media briefing after the announcement the city had been designated an “area of intervention” on Friday, director of Public Health for Lancashire Sakthi Karunanithi said almost half of the cases reported were among people aged 30 and younger.

A spike in cases in the city

2020-08-07 20:59
Daily News
Extent of planned redundancies due to Covid-19 revealed

Nearly 1,800 UK companies told the Government of plans to cut 20 or more jobs in June as the coronavirus wreaked havoc on the country’s economy, figures suggest.

Royal Mail, Centrica and The Restaurant Group – which owns Frankie and Benny’s – were among those

today 03:38
What the papers say – August 9

Boris Johnson urging a return to schools and migrants in the English Channel are among the stories leading the papers on Sunday.

The Sunday Times leads with a suggestion from the Prime Minister that children are being harmed more by missing school than the potential harm of

today 02:35
Britons set for another hot day before severe thunderstorms strike

Many Britons are set to bask in another hot day, with temperatures in the 30Cs.

The mercury looks set to reach 35C on Sunday – with Kent, Sussex and parts of London being the most likely to see the highest temperatures, according to Met Office forecaster Craig Snell.

It comes

today 00:29
Johnson ‘would close shops and pubs ahead of schools’ in severe local lockdowns

Boris Johnson has spoken of “a moral duty” to get all children back in class amid indications he would force pubs, restaurants and shops to close ahead of schools in the event of severe coronavirus flare-ups.

The Prime Minister is understood to favour only closing schools as

today 23:26
Beirut blast impact can be seen six miles away, says British aid worker

The impact of the Beirut explosion can be seen six miles from the epicentre of the blast, according to one British aid worker.

The devastating blast in the city’s port on Tuesday is now known to have killed more than 150 people and destroyed large parts of the city.

British

today 23:26
More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days

More than 500 migrants have crossed the English Channel to the UK in just three days.

Dozens more migrants braved the dangerous crossing to Britain on Saturday, prompting an hours-long search and rescue operation.

Individuals wearing blankets and lifejackets were seen arriving in

today 23:26
More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days

More than 500 migrants have crossed the English Channel to the UK in just three days.

Dozens more migrants braved the dangerous crossing to Britain on Saturday, prompting an hours-long search and rescue operation.

Individuals wearing blankets and lifejackets were seen arriving in

today 23:26
This is one of best shots we will get at Champions League glory – Kyle Walker

Kyle Walker believes Manchester City now have one of the best chances they will ever get of winning the Champions League.

City claimed their place in the quarter-finals of this year’s competition with a memorable victory over Real Madrid on Friday.

The remainder of the event

today 23:26
Latest news from Preston
today 03:38 Extent of planned redundancies due to Covid-19 revealed
today 02:35 What the papers say – August 9
today 00:29 Britons set for another hot day before severe thunderstorms strike
today 23:26 Johnson ‘would close shops and pubs ahead of schools’ in severe local lockdowns
today 23:26 Beirut blast impact can be seen six miles away, says British aid worker
today 23:26 More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days
today 23:26 More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days
today 23:26 This is one of best shots we will get at Champions League glory – Kyle Walker
today 23:26 Frank Lampard focused on new signings as Chelsea season ends with Bayern defeat
today 22:23 People urged to use less water after demand spike during heatwave
today 22:23 People urged to use less water after demand spike during heatwave
today 22:23 Defence chiefs consider request for Navy help to tackle migrants in Channel
today 22:23 Trump extends unemployment benefits to help coronavirus struggle
today 22:23 Johnson ‘would close shops and pubs ahead of schools’ in severe local lockdowns
today 22:23 Barcelona sink Napoli to reach Champions League quarter-finals
today 22:23 Tiger Woods fails to fire in third round of US PGA Championship
today 22:23 Chelsea crash out as Robert Lewandowski inspires Bayern Munich
today 22:23 Driver tagged after refusing motorway breath test
yesterday 21:20 Mauritius scrambles to counter oil spill from grounded ship
yesterday 21:20 Thousands throng central Jerusalem in anti-Netanyahu protest
yesterday 21:20 Protesters storm government buildings as fury over Beirut blast fuels violence
yesterday 21:20 ‘I owed the team’ – Jos Buttler relieved after sparking England comeback
yesterday 21:20 Driver tagged after refusing motorway breath test
yesterday 21:20 Blackburn’s cheapest rental properties on Zoopla
yesterday 20:17 Rapper Wretch 32 says black people ‘over-policed and under-protected’
yesterday 20:17 Chobham Common fire evacuees to spend second night away from home
yesterday 20:17 ‘Unbelievable’: First above-the-knee double amputee summits Matterhorn
yesterday 20:17 Somerset take control against Northamptonshire as hosts bowled out for 67
yesterday 20:17 Test triumph and Tyson’s trout toast – Saturday’s sporting social
yesterday 20:17 Tiger Woods fails to make an impression in third round of US PGA Championship
yesterday 20:17 Serena Williams still planning to play in US Open
yesterday 20:17 Cigarette 'buyer' ran off with smokes from Blackburn shop
yesterday 20:17 Blackburn thug assaulted his partner twice in a week
yesterday 19:14 Brazil nears 100,000 deaths from Covid-19
yesterday 19:14 Lebanon PM to introduce bill proposing early elections
yesterday 19:14 NHS workers demand pay rise after coronavirus leaves staff ‘on their knees’
yesterday 19:14 Israel Folau makes statement on and off the pitch as Catalans beat Castleford
yesterday 19:14 Crucible controversy as Anthony McGill confronts opponent Jamie Clarke
yesterday 19:14 Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler lead England to thrilling win over Pakistan
yesterday 19:14 Wanderers legend Nat Lofthouse winner of charity duck race
yesterday 19:08 Nissan Leaf review - plug-in pioneer gets a boost
yesterday 19:08 Mazda3 review - family hatchback keeps things simple
yesterday 18:11 Brazil nears 100,000 deaths from Covid-19
yesterday 18:11 Reynolds makes his mark in Motherwell again, while Nisbet hat-trick helps Hibees
yesterday 18:11 Racing Point principal defiant as teams line up appeal
yesterday 18:05 Covid-related care needs among pandemic costs that could hike Lancashire's deficit by over £100m
yesterday 17:08 Duchess of York leads birthday tributes for Princess Beatrice
yesterday 17:08 Garda urge those in Kildare, Laois and Offaly to avoid unnecessary travel
yesterday 17:08 Pubs are perfect storm for spreading coronavirus, academics warn
yesterday 17:08 Jonny, we’re sorry… Wolves wing-back suffers serious knee injury
Latest news from Great Britain
today 03:20 Coronavirus: How Boris Johnson handles reopening of schools is a test he can't afford to flunk There are suggestions pubs and restaurants may need to close to ensure schools can carry on safely.
today 03:20 Coronavirus: PM says it is a 'national priority' to get all pupils back to school in September Boris Johnson says keeping classes unfilled any longer than necessary is "socially intolerable and morally indefensible".
today 02:14 Coronavirus BOMBSHELL: National lockdown could be imposed next month warning
today 01:35 Andy Last prepared to grasp his chance and lead Hull FC into a new chapter
today 01:35 Andy Last prepared to grasp his chance and lead Hull FC into a new chapter
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today 01:11 Sturgeon FURIOUS and fires back at ‘bonkers’ claims she is not dedicated to independence
today 01:11 Outrage as France demands British taxpayer PAYS £30m to curb migrant smuggling
today 00:08 Teenager dies after being stabbed on Oxford Street in broad daylight
today 00:08 Freddie Mercury: Watch the creator of this statue pay Queen icon a beautiful tribute
today 00:08 Preston Lockdown: Councillor issues 'hard-hitting' plea to young people amid COVID-19 rise
today 00:08 BBC Weather: Red warnings issued as Europe braces for 'wildfire risk' and thunderstorms
today 00:08 Inheritance tax warning: Parts of your estate may go to the crown - this is why
today 00:08 Glenn Hoddle: “I feel like I’m in extra time”
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today 00:08 ‘No excuse for children not to be in school’ Boris issues Coronavirus ultimatum to parents
today 23:32 UK PM orders PR campaign for schools to reopen in September - Sunday Times
today 23:08 Coronavirus: People adapting to new restrictions in Preston People in the city are now banned from mixing with people in other households at home, in gardens, pubs restaurants or bars.
today 23:08 Sideman quits BBC over use of racist term in news report 1Xtra presenter Sideman said the use of the racist slur felt like "a slap in the face to our community".
today 23:05 Boy,6, swept out to sea on inflatable swan rescued by hero granddad
today 23:05 Teenager dies after being stabbed on Oxford Street in broad daylight
today 23:05 Brexit Boost: UK to gain MILLIONS in 'win, win' for British fishing industry
today 23:05 English Channel: UK must send migrants back to France & follow Australia, says Dover MP
today 23:05 Coronavirus update: Second lockdown will DESTROY British pubs – we won't survive
today 23:05 Royal shock: Prince William's blunt George admission - 'You may have noticed'
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today 23:05 Princess Beatrice birthday: Queen shares heartfelt message for granddaughter's birthday
today 23:05 Merkel panic: Chancellor tightens travel restrictions as coronavirus cases SOAR
today 23:05 China-Australia tensions erupt - Washington praises tough stance taken against Beijing
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today 22:26 Tony Smith gives assessment of off-contract players after heavy Hull KR defeat
today 22:26 Tony Smith gives assessment of off-contract players after heavy Hull KR defeat
today 22:05 Man paralysed after being tasered by police 'traumatised' by ordeal Jordan Walker-Brown, 24, fell from a wall while being pursued by two officers on 4 May in Haringey, North London.
today 22:05 Police called to stabbing on Oxford Street in central London The victim was taken by ambulance to a central London hospital after officers were called late on Saturday afternoon.
today 22:02 Roof collapses as fire rips through flats in Bournemouth and beachgoers told to stay away
today 22:02 ISA: You can re-open a Help to Buy account if a house purchase falls through – this is how
today 22:02 Princess Beatrice birthday: How will Princess Beatrice celebrate her birthday this year?
today 22:02 Redundancy payments: Will they be affected by pension withdrawals? Tax rules explained
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today 22:02 EU Warning: Iain Dale outlines 'consequences' of no deal Brexit for Brussels
today 22:02 Spain quarantine: When will the Spanish quarantine end?
yesterday 21:26 London police say 'service was acceptable' after racism complaint over drugs search, smashed car window
yesterday 21:23 Hull KR verdict: Familiar story in return game as Warrington Wolves punish sloppy display
yesterday 21:23 Hull KR verdict: Familiar story in return game as Warrington Wolves punish sloppy display
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