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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 coronavirus infection rates continue to grow as new UK-wide figures

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Latest coronavirus infection rates for Preston and South Ribble continue to show a rise as they include January figures for the first time. New Covid-19 cases confirmed for Tuesday (5 […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates increase rapidly as lockdown 3 begins

Preston skyline with a sprinkling of snow and ice Pic: Mick Gardner Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates have begun to rise again as we enter a third national lockdown. New confirmed cases for the city for Monday (4 January) showed […]

1 year ago
All schools in Preston and Lancashire to close until mid-February as third national lockdown begins in England

Boris Johnson addressing the national during Monday (4 January) evening Pic: YouTube/DowningStreet All schools are to be closed until February half-term as England enters a third national lockdown. Preston and Lancashire will move from tier-4 restrictions into the new national lockdown measures. […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble daily cases back above 100, primary school reopening chaos and third national lockdown called for

Avenham Park looking magical in the snow Pic: @bookofpilx Preston’s daily coronavirus cases recorded their largest daily increase in weeks as a number of primary schools in the city decided to defy government advice and stay closed. New coronavirus […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

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