preston PR26 Postcodes
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The PR26 postcode area is located in the Preston postcode town region, within the county of Lancashire, and contains a total of 334 individual postcodes.
There are 32 electoral wards in the PR26 postcode area, including Chorley, Leyland, Preston, Southport which come under the local authority of the South Ribble Council.
Combining the whole postcode region, 23% of people in PR26 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.
This does not mean that the people of PR26 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.
9% of people in PR26 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.
According to census records, 23% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.
96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.
PR26 is located in the county of Lancashire, in England.
Lancashire has a total population of 1,485,000, making it the 8th largest county in the UK.
Lancashire has a total area of 1187 square miles, and a population density of 482 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.
|MSOA Name||South Ribble 012|
|LSOA Name||South Ribble 012D|
|Local Authority||South Ribble|
|Area Classification||Urban with City and Town|
PR26 Electoral Wards
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Local News Lancashire
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Dion Charles returns from a three-game ban to score the only goal as Accrington win 1-0 against Fleetwood.BBC News
Traffic Operation (Lancashire Constabulary)
Sir or madam Earlier today your local neighbourhood police officers conducted a traffic operation regarding vehicles contravening the one way system in Operation at the junction of Holme Street and St&hellipLancashire Constabulary
Baby hedgehog's 'lucky' rescue from drain in Preston
Mr Prickles was close to drowning when he was plucked from an open drain, say RSPCA officials.BBC News
Covid: Man punched for taking off face mask on Blackpool tram
Police release CCTV images of a suspect after a tram passenger is attacked on a Blackpool service.BBC News
Coronavirus: Blackpool visitors 'plummet' after Tier 3 move
Visitor numbers, normally high for the Blackpool Illuminations, have "plummeted", say tourism bosses.BBC News
Lancashire's new Covid rules explained
All parts of the UK have brought in varying levels of extra restrictions as coronavirus cases grow.BBC News
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Ex-England goalkeeper Ben Foster stars as Watford beat Blackburn Rovers to go third in the Championship.BBC News
Long Covid: St Annes man 'never recovered' from long-term effects
Roehl Ribaya was discharged from hospital in August but had a cardiac arrest and died in October.BBC News
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