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

NHS urges Preston and Lancashire residents to stay safe during heatwave

A sunny day along the Lancaster Canal with Tulketh Mill behind Pic: Tony Worrall A local NHS service has urged residents to stay safe and take precautions against the ongoing heatwave, set to peak between Sunday, 17, and Tuesday, 19 July. Lancashire and South […]

4 weeks ago
Amber ‘extreme heat’ warning for Preston and Lancashire extended to Tuesday

A sunny day on Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall The Met Office has updated its amber ‘extreme heat’ warning to include Tuesday, 19 July, with Preston expecting its first taste of 30-degree temperatures. The news follows an updated amber […]

4 weeks ago
Preston choir raises £591 to help people fleeing war and violence

Three local choirs have united for a community concert that saw members perform hits to raise £591 for people fleeing war and violence. Last weekend, the ‘Singspiration Community Choir’, comprised […]

4 weeks ago
Amber ‘extreme heat’ warning for Preston and Lancashire extended to Monday

Looking down Fishergate on a sunny Preston day Pic: Tony Worrall The Met Office has updated its amber heat warning to Monday, 18 July, with temperatures rising to 28 degrees. The news follows an update issued by The Met Office yesterday, […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rosemere’s ‘Walk in the Dark’ charity trek raises £23,600

A Rosemere charity scheme that saw 250 walkers trek 11 miles between two local hospitals in April has raised £23,600. Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s ‘Walk in the Dark’ saw walkers across […]

4 weeks ago
Amber ‘extreme heat’ warning issued for Preston and Lancashire

Sitting out in the sun in Avenham Park - friends meet up in the city Pic: Tony Worrall The Met Office has issued an amber extreme heat warning for Sunday, 17 July, as temperatures soar throughout the week. The Met Office has predicted ‘exceptionally high temperatures’ on Sunday, […]

4 weeks ago
Longridge and North Preston Rotary brings back 100-mile cycle challenge

The Longridge and North Preston Rotary are holding their sixth charity cycling sportive for local causes. Last year the rotary raised £3,000 for Prostate Cancer Research and hope to hold […]

1 month ago
Census shows Preston population grew 5 per cent in a decade

Preston's skyline from the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall The population of Preston has risen to 147,900, the first results from the 2021 census have shown. It grew by 5 per cent since the previous census in 2011. Nearby […]

1 month ago
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