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

Lancashire County Council issue statement about primary school reopenings

A book exchange at a primary school in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Primary schools across Preston and South Ribble should return as planned on Monday (4 January) says Lancashire’s director of public health. Amid growing calls from teaching unions for primary school […]

11 months ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus cases for Saturday 2 January as pressure grows for primary school re-opening delay

Sunrise over snowy rooftops in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus confirmed cases showed the latest numbers for Preston and South Ribble. Preston recorded 62 new cases on Saturday (2 January). South Ribble saw the same number of new […]

11 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates and cases for New Year’s Day as NHS at ‘breaking point’ in many places

Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases and infection rates have been confirmed as 2021 begins. Cases for New Year’s Eve (31 December 2020) were 48 new Covid-19 cases in […]

11 months ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus rates continue to fall on eve of tier-4 restrictions as New Year’s Eve mixing warning given

A calming scene at the Bullnose in recent days Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates have been confirmed on the eve of the city, and county, going into tier-4 restrictions. New cases for Wednesday (30 December) showed […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement What can and can’t open in Preston and Lancashire under tier-4 restrictions

Preston Market Hall can continue to operate under tier-4 restrictions Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire will be moving into tier-4 at 00.01am on Thursday (31 December). But what exactly can open under the strictest tier? We have compiled a list of cans […]

11 months ago
How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

11 months ago
Majority of secondary school pupils in Preston and Lancashire to be kept off for additional fortnight

Sign on the gates of a school in Ashton-on-Ribble during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Secondary schools in Preston and Lancashire will stay shut for the majority of pupils for an additional fortnight after the Christmas holidays. The government has announced the staggered return to […]

11 months ago
These are the full tier-4 restrictions for Preston and Lancashire

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner It has been announced today that Preston and Lancashire will be going into tier-4 tonight. The new restrictions will be in place from Thursday 31 December at one minute past […]

11 months ago
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