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

Foster carers in Preston and Lancashire to receive an extra payment for pandemic efforts

Lancashire County Council’s foster carers are to receive a ‘thank you’ surprise extra payment in recognition of the vital support they have been giving children and young people during the […]

2 weeks ago
Lancashire County Council announce council tax rise and set new budget

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire County Council have announced that council tax will increase by 3.99% to fund an extra £17million to be spent on roads, flood defences and walking and cycling schemes by […]

2 weeks ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate still among highest in England as lockdown timetable day confirmed

Dawn breaks over Preston on Friday 12 February Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has now begun to fall again although remains amongst the highest in England. The latest figures come as Downing Street confirmed the timetable for laying out […]

2 weeks ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is going up again and latest on schools reopening date

A bitterly cold morning in Preston on Thursday 11 February Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has begun to lift week-on-week. After some solid declines the city’s infection rate, which is the ninth highest in England, has begun to go back up. […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s coronavirus infection rate continues to fall but now in England’s top 10 as Prime Minister gives vaccine update

The Harris in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is now in England’s top 10, although it is continuing to fall. New cases confirmed for Wednesday (9 February) saw 34 in Preston. South Ribble recorded […]

2 weeks ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is 11th highest in England as government unveils the hotel bill quarantining travellers will face

Sunrise over the city as the government brings in tough new quarantine rules for international travel from 33 countries Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s infection rate is just outside the top 10 highest Covid infection rates in England. Latest figures from Public Health England show while rates are continuing to fall – the […]

2 weeks ago
Number of weekly Covid cases for each area of Preston and South Ribble up to 3 February

Latest coronavirus case map. Most areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a drop in coronavirus cases over the last week. However, some areas have remained the same or increased. Areas such as […]

3 weeks ago
Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates continue to fall as booster vaccine shots may be needed to defend against South African Covid variant

Preston's skyline as viewed from Oram Road Pic: Mick Gardner Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to fall – although the city now has the highest rate in Lancashire. New cases confirmed for Preston on Monday (8 […]

3 weeks ago
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