Ribble Valley News

Latest news and information for the Ribble Valley, which borders the eastern side of the city of Preston, Lancashire.

Preston and South Ribble latest infection rates, Indian mutation found in Lancashire and Health secretary gives update

Enjoying the sunshine on the Flag Market on Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued to fall further as we begin the second week under the new looser lockdown restrictions. Concerns have been raised after a number of cases […]

15 mins ago
100 holes of golf in memory of Longridge man who died suddenly to ‘silent killer’

Dani, Andy and Arlo. Family and friends of Longridge man Andrew Key who passed away earlier this year are to play 100 holes of golf in his memory. In a Facebook post about the […]

2 hours ago
Further investment agreed for Lancashire’s roads and walking and cycling facilities

Lancashire County Council Hall Lancashire County Council’s cabinet have announced their detailed programme of investment in highways infrastructure over the next year. The council has already outlined how it will spend most of its […]

3 days ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates fall, UK Covid rate plummets and new vaccine advice for pregnant women

Springtime in Friargate looking towards the Harris Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus rates are both continuing to dip as we head into the first weekend under the new relaxed coronavirus restrictions. The city recorded six new Covid […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement South Ribble sees another small rise in coronavirus infection rate, Preston falls and concern over South African variant

Socially distanced queue for the Avenham Park cafe on a sunny day in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall South Ribble has seen a further day of its coronavirus infection rate edging up as Preston continues to fall week-on-week, and there are warnings of a ‘dangerous wave’ of new […]

4 days ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate falls as South Ribble rises and care home staff vaccine ‘may become mandatory’

Vaccination centre Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus rates and cases have been confirmed as there are moves to make the Covid vaccination mandatory for care home staff in England. Daily coronavirus […]

5 days ago
Preston coronavirus infection rate falls as South Ribble rises and Prime Minister says roadmap out of lockdown remains ‘on track’

Sunshine in Avenham and Miller Park during Tuesday 13 April Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed as the Prime Minister continued to urge people to ‘show restraint’ as pub beer gardens and other venues re-opened. The city saw 19 […]

6 days ago
Police in Preston and Lancashire taking a ‘common sense’ approach when enforcing Covid regulations

Lancashire Police posted on Facebook to remind residents that they will be taking a ‘common sense’ and ‘proportionate’ approach when policing Covid guidelines. This follows some Covid restrictions being eased […]

6 days ago
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