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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 see daily Covid cases spike above 100 as Health secretary backs police forces approach to lockdown measures

Wearing a face mask in Preston city centre during a phone check Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble have seen a large increase in daily coronavirus cases for Sunday (10 January). Both the city and the borough have recorded their highest daily totals in […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest Covid cases and how infection rates have rocketed this week as third national lockdown branded ‘lax’

A quiet looking Friargate towards the Harris during lockdown 3 Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed. The city recorded 87 new Covid-19 cases for Saturday (9 January). South Ribble saw 82 new cases for the same […]

1 year ago
Police issue warning to Preston and Lancashire residents about Covid-19 vaccine scam text and emails

Examples of the kind of scam texts and emails being sent Pic: Lancs Police Fraud and Cyber Preston and South Ribble residents are being warned about scams relating to the Covid-19 vaccine. Lancashire Police’s fraud and cyber crime unit has issued a warning about scam texts and […]

1 year ago
Icy weather warning for Preston and Lancashire this Saturday

Frozen Preston Docks Pic: @canonsnapz Preston and Lancashire are set for further icy conditions this weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning from midnight tonight until 11am on Saturday (9 January). Skies […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plea for communal worship in Preston to stop during lockdown

Preston Minster Pic: Tony Worrall Faith communities in Preston and across Lancashire are being urged to pause communal prayer and worship during lockdown three, to help prevent the spread of the new Covid variant. In […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates surging towards 400 mark as Prime Minister delivers vaccine roll-out update

Skyline of Preston catches a golden glow Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates continue to rise in the days after the Christmas holidays. New Covid-19 cases for Thursday (7 January) for Preston went back above the […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates continue to rise as UK sees more than 1,000 Covid deaths for first time since April last year

A frozen Preston Docks as early January begins cold and lockdown shows no signs of thawing Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus infection rates for Preston and South Ribble show the surge of the virus which has taken place leading up to the third national lockdown. Daily cases for Wednesday […]

1 year ago
Met Office issue ice warning for Preston and Lancashire for Thursday evening

Snowy rooftops Pic: @tony_worrall_photography A yellow weather warning has been put over Preston and South Ribble for tomorrow. The Met Office has issued the warning for icy conditions on Thursday (7 January) from 5pm […]

1 year ago
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