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 infection rates reach new lows as Prime Minister urges ‘responsible behaviour’ as pub beer gardens reopen

An outdoor pint and food is allowed again from 12 April Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has fallen away to nearly 50 cases per 100,000 people as the Prime Minister urged a ‘cautious’ return to beer gardens and high streets. Blog Preston […]

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Libraries in Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire to welcome visitors again

Ingol Library sign Lancashire libraries will be open for browsing again from Monday 12 April as coronavirus restrictions begin to be eased. Visitors can browse, borrow, photocopy and use computers without an appointment, […]

1 week ago
Preston’s daily Covid cases are -14 and why this is as transport secretary says overseas summer holidays might still happen

Disinfecting Fishergate bus stop Pic: Preston City Council Preston’s new cases for Friday are showing a negative number due to the way the government is now recording new Covid cases. Previously positive rapid lateral flow test cases which […]

1 week ago
Lancashire County Council local elections 2021 candidates for Preston, South Ribble, Wyre, Ribble Valley and Fylde

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The full list of Lancashire County Council election candidates have been announced. Local elections will take place on Thursday 6 May. Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm. […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and Lancashire pay tribute to Prince Philip following his death

Tributes have been pouring in from across Lancashire for Prince Philip following his death today at 99 years old. Preston City Council have announced that the Union flags will be […]

1 week ago
Over 870,000 people now vaccinated in Lancashire and South Cumbria

Preston's coronavirus vaccination centre in Tithebarn Street Pic: Blog Preston Preston, Lancashire and South Cumbria have now vaccinated 876,749 against coronavirus. Over one million doses of vaccines have been administrated since the roll-out began in December 2020, with 876,749 being […]

1 week ago
Free rapid Covid-19 tests available to all in Preston and Lancashire

A sign at former community coronavirus testing centre in Preston Pic: Donna Clifford Rapid coronavirus testing is now available to everyone in Lancashire, as the county heads out of lockdown and looks towards its recovery. From today (Friday 9 April), rapid coronavirus testing […]

1 week ago
Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus rates continue to fall sharply as Covid deaths fall to rate not seen since October 2020

Sunrise over Preston rooftops with St Walburge's spire in view Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus infection rate continues to show a rapid decline in the city. Latest cases for Thursday (8 April) showed just eight new cases in the city. South Ribble […]

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