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

Preston now has the fastest growing coronavirus infection rate in England

The Harris overlooking an empty Flag Market in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has the fastest growing coronavirus infection rate in England. The city saw the largest week-on-week rise for figures on Monday (18 January). South Ribble’s infection rate is the third […]

2 years ago
Prestonians over 80 years old may be invited to new Blackburn Cathedral vaccination hub

Blackburn Cathedral is to become a new NHS large-scale vaccination centre. Thousands of people aged 80 and over are to be invited to book a coronavirus vaccination at the new […]

2 years ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus case numbers for the weekend as government pledges ‘first vaccine dose by September’ for everyone

An empty Fishergate during lockdown 3, at 6.30pm on Saturday (16 January 2021) Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus cases for the weekend have been confirmed as the city and borough reached levels of infection rates not seen since summer 2020. During Saturday (16 […]

2 years ago
Heavy rain weather warning upgraded for Preston and Lancashire

Surface water in Preston after heavy rain Pic: Tony Worrall A weather warning for heavy rain across Preston and Lancashire has been upgraded from Yellow to Amber. The Met Office says heavy rainfall combined with some snowmelt across the hills […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire Crime Commissioner wants Preston and Lancashire residents’ views on police budget

PCC Clive Grunshaw Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is seeking the views of local residents ahead of setting the police budget for the next financial year. Running Lancashire Constabulary costs over […]

2 years ago
Preston and Lancashire warned of 48-hours of heavy rain from Monday evening

A woman wears a face mask as she makes her way through Preston's rain Pic: Paul Melling A weather warning is in place across Preston and Lancashire for heavy rain and snowmelt for Monday 18 January to Wednesday 20 January. The warning will come into place from […]

2 years ago
Police warn Preston’s would-be criminals of ‘visible presence’ during lockdown

Lancashire Police preparing to undertake an anti-social behaviour operation in December Pic: South Ribble Police Lancashire Police have taken to Facebook to warn would-be criminals in Preston and beyond that officers will have a ‘very visible’ presence during this latest lockdown. They emphasised that this […]

2 years ago
Garstang Police clamping down on people travelling to beauty spots for exercise

Pic: Garstang and Over Wyre police Garstang and Over Wyre Police are asking people travelling to beauty spots to only do so if necessary. Officers have found a small number of people are travelling excessive distances […]

2 years ago
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