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

Preston and South Ribble in England’s top 10 for fastest rising coronavirus infection rates

A foggy January morning in Preston Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are two of the fastest growing in England. Latest data from Public Health England shows the city and the borough in the country’s […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates now above where they were before second national lockdown and UK reaches new grim daily Covid deaths total

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to climb towards the 500 mark. Daily confirmed coronavirus cases for the city were 81 for Wednesday (13 January). South Ribble […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates continue to rise, police told to get tougher on enforcing lockdown and supermarkets to refuse entry to non-mask wearers

Morrison's at Preston Docks, the supermarket has vowed to refuse entry to customers who will not wear a mask Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to rise with South Ribble fast-approaching the 500 cases per 100,000 people mark. New cases for Tuesday (12 January) have also […]

1 year ago
Lancashire police’s full response to Covid rule breakers

Over the weekend multiple coronavirus breaches were reported which included a gym operating, some pubs open and house parties. More than 360 breaches were recorded and over 100 tickets issued. […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest area-by-area coronavirus cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 6 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map. The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in cases over the last week (30 December – 6 January). Only three areas decreased in case […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as hospital admissions for Covid reach record high

A damp day in Preston as passer-by walks by the Savick shops Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates have continued to increase as we go into the second week of the third national lockdown. The city saw a second day of […]

1 year ago
Lancashire County Council urges parents to keep children home amid ‘significant demand’ for critical worker places at schools

Pupils in certain year groups had been due to return to school on June 1 Pic: Pixabay A plea has been made to parents to keep their children at home rather than sending them to school. Lancashire County Council has updated guidance to parents and schools as […]

1 year ago
Top Lancashire police officer says weekend has been busy ‘with blatant Covid breaches’

Mounted police officers pictured in Preston city centre during December Pic: Tony Worrall One of Lancashire’s most senior police officers has expressed his frustration at breaches of the third national lockdown rules. Deputy Chief Constable for Lancashire Police, Terry Woods, said it had […]

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