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The Hunters Pub to temporarily close due to positive coronavirus test

The Hunters The Hunters pub inWalton Park posted on Facebook that they have made the decision to close their doors temporarily due to a member of staff testing positive for Covid-19. Over the […]

12 months ago
All but four areas of Preston and South Ribble see coronavirus cases increase in latest local figures

The Covid cases map of Preston is featuring more and more purple - high case areas Pic: Public Health England The week from 14 October to 21 October has seen all but four areas of Preston record an increase in their coronavirus cases. Penwortham North has seen a 163.6 per […]

12 months ago
Leader of South Ribble Borough Council shares open letter condemning MP’s vote against free school meals

School canteen. Pic: Katrina_S Pixabay Councillor Paul Foster, Leader of South Ribble Borough council has sent an open letter to Katherine Fletcher, the MP for South Ribble. In the letter, Cllr Foster condemns MP Katherine […]

12 months ago
Miller Park Lodge to be turned into a young persons care home

Miller Park lodge at the entrance to Avenham and Miller Parks Pic: Gill Lawson Plans have been approved to convert Miller Park Lodgeinto a young persons care home. The application was submitted in late September and was approved on Tuesday 13 October for the […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Parts of Fulwood see coronavirus cases double in space of a week

The purple areas show areas with the highest Covid-19 cases Pic: Public Health England Coronavirus case numbers have increased in many parts of Preston in the week 7 October to 14 October. The seven-day rolling average has risen by over 50 per cent in […]

1 year ago
Super cars turn out to celebrate Preston teenager’s birthday

Brian in one of the sports cars that attended the parade for his 17th birthday. Pic: Anita Patel Facebook People from as far as Blackpool and Bury drove their sports cars to celebrate Brian Patel’s birthday on Monday 19 October. The 17-year-old, who has quadriplegia cerebral palsy, and is […]

1 year ago
Police alert for Longton after cars and properties targeted by burglars

Breaking into a car. Pic: TheDigitalWay Pixabay. South Ribble police have posted on Facebook warning people of a rise in burglaries and vehicle crimes in Longton. The police have received multiple reports in the last few days. […]

1 year ago
New zero-waste shopping area open within Preston’s university

UCLan's Zero Waste shop. Pic: @uclansuzerowaste Instagram The University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union has opened a new Zero Waste Area in its Union Shop. The new area sells plastic free foods, liquids and eco-friendly household items. The Zero […]

1 year ago
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