Ribble Valley News

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

Public health chief says new coronavirus variant is likely to already be in Lancashire

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner It is believed that the new coronavirus strain is already in Lancashire. The new variant has meant that much of London and the South East have been placed in tier-4. […]

12 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as concern grows around those who left tier-4 areas

A calm view across Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall The latest coronavirus cases and infection rates for Preston and South Ribble have been released. Preston’s new Covid-19 cases for Monday (21 December) were at 33. South Ribble recorded 41 […]

12 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest Covid cases, how infection rates are trending and latest on new coronavirus mutation

A damp Fishergate in Preston city centre during Saturday (19 December) Pic: Tony Worrall These were the latest confirmed coronavirus cases over the weekend as we also take a look at the trend with the Covid-19 infection rates for Preston and South Ribble. During […]

12 months ago
Christmas restrictions for Preston and Lancashire will only allow Christmas Day indoor meet-up

Boris Johnson during a press conference on Saturday (19 December) Pic: No10DowningStreet Christmas coronavirus restrictions have been tightened, the government confirmed. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said due to the rising Covid-19 infection rate in England and a new mutation of coronavirus which […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Christmas restrictions set to change as Prime Minister to lead press conference

Boris Johnson gave his latest press conference to the country Christmas restrictions are expected to be tightened as the government debates how to halt rising coronavirus infection rates. A tier-4 set of restrictions is understood to be introduced for London […]

12 months ago
Power cut affecting properties in PR3 area

Electricity North West engineers A power cut is affecting properties in the PR3 area. Engineers began working to resolve the issue after the power cut was reported early this morning (Saturday 19 December). In […]

12 months ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate continues to rise, South Ribble’s falls and government mulls tier-4 and post-Christmas lockdown

A Christmas scene in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to climb as the government is considering a new tier level of restrictions. New confirmed cases for the city on Friday (18 December) were […]

12 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates on day of no tiers change

Sunrise over Preston rooftops Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed as we learned Lancashire will remain in tier-3 restrictions for at least another two weeks. New Covid-19 confirmed cases for […]

12 months ago
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