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

Boxing Day weather warning issued for Preston and Lancashire as Storm Bella arrives

Storm clouds over Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire is set for a wild and wet Boxing Day weekend. Storm Bella is sweeping in and the Met Office has issued weather warnings. A heavy rain alert […]

4 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates continue to rise as swathes of England to be in tier-4 from Boxing Day

A very damp looking Harris Museum and Art Gallery and Flag Market in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed on the day the government moved swathes of the country into the newly created tier-4 restrictions. The city saw 58 […]

4 months ago
Preston and Lancashire remain in tier-3 restrictions as government expands tier-4 areas

Health secretary Matt Hancock giving an update during Wednesday (23 December) Pic: UK government Preston and Lancashire will remain in tier-3 restrictions as the government announced a major update to the tiers system. Large parts of the South East and East of England will […]

4 months ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates as Lancashire health chief warns of ‘Christmas household mixing’ risks

A Christmas tree on a boat at Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall New coronavirus cases and infection rates have been confirmed for Preston and South Ribble. The latest figures come as Lancashire health and political chiefs warned we should all ‘think carefully’ […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Schools in Preston and Lancashire going back in January is being ‘kept under review’

School classroom. Pic: Pixabay - Alexandra_Koch The Lancashire Resilience Forum (LRF) and Boris Johnson have expressed that schools going back in January is being ‘kept under review’. Schools are due to return on a staggered basis […]

4 months ago
People arriving in Lancashire from tier-4 areas are being urged to get a coronavirus test

Preston's coronavirus test centre in Vernon Street close to the UCLan campus Pic: Tony Worrall People in Lancashire who have travelled from tier-4, or mixed with people from those areas are being encouraged to get a test. Due to the new coronavirus strain spreading more […]

4 months ago
Public health chief says new coronavirus variant is likely to already be in Lancashire

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner It is believed that the new coronavirus strain is already in Lancashire. The new variant has meant that much of London and the South East have been placed in tier-4. […]

4 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as concern grows around those who left tier-4 areas

A calm view across Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall The latest coronavirus cases and infection rates for Preston and South Ribble have been released. Preston’s new Covid-19 cases for Monday (21 December) were at 33. South Ribble recorded 41 […]

4 months ago
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