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

Police warn motorists as snow showers lead to numerous crashes and M6 shut southbound at Junction 27

One of the crashes attended by police in Lancashire Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police are warning motorists of dangerous driving conditions if undertaking essential journeys this weekend. The M6 to the south of Preston has been shut in both directions after a lorry […]

12 months ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate continues to rise while South Ribble and nearly all of Lancashire fall and Prime Minister ‘cautious’ about any lockdown easing

A quiet Preston city centre during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to grow as most of Lancashire is seeing infection rates drop. The city saw another day of more than 100 confirmed cases with Friday […]

1 year ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate no longer in England’s fastest rising places as Home secretary brings in tougher house party fines

Lockdown 3 in Fishergate on Thursday 21 January Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has dropped out of the fastest rising coronavirus infection rates in England after a run of days in the country’s top 10. Latest coronavirus cases for the city were […]

1 year ago
Police release pictures of men wanted in connection with booze thefts from Booths stores in and around Preston

Lancashire Police are appealing for information to identify these men following a number of alcohol thefts from Booths stores across the county. Between December and January police have received reports […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s coronavirus infection rate continues week-on-week rise while most of Lancashire falls

River Ribble runs high during Wednesday 20 January Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to rise in comparison to the rest of Lancashire. New confirmed cases in the city for Wednesday (20 January) remained above 100 new cases, […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble remain in England’s top 10 fastest rising Covid hotspots

An empty Preston city centre during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble have remained in England’s top 10 areas for the fastest rising coronavirus infection rates. The city saw more than 100 confirmed Covid-19 cases for Tuesday (19 […]

1 year ago
Storm Christoph set to cause heavy rain and potential travel disruptions across Preston and Lancashire

A rainy Sunday in Preston Pic: Paul Melling The weather warning for heavy rain across Preston and Lancashire has been named ‘Storm Christoph’ by the Met Office. Persistent heavy rain will lead to significant accumulations of rain which could lead to flooding in […]

1 year ago
Call for local election postal votes to be sent out early

Labour Group Leader at Lancashire County Council, Cllr Azhar Ali, is calling for all voters to be set an early voting postal vote application form with a return envelope. This […]

1 year ago
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