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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 Lancashire will remain in tier-3 restrictions

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner It has been announced that Lancashire will be staying in the tier-3 restrictions. This is after a rise in coronavirus cases across many places in Lancashire. The seven-day average per […]

12 months ago
A ‘smaller Christmas’ urged as Preston coronavirus rate rises but South Ribble falls

Christmas lights in Friargate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases were confirmed during a day of the government’s Christmas restrictions unravelling in confusion. The city, and Lancashire, will also wait another 24-hours for a decision about […]

12 months ago
Preston and Lancashire set to remain in tier-3 restrictions as coronavirus infection rates continue to rise

Looking down a festive Fishergate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus figures have been confirmed for Preston and South Ribble as the city and county awaits the tiers review decision from the government. Preston City Council’s leader say it’s […]

12 months ago
Woman comes forward in police appeal after child hurt in Longridge collision

Yesterday, Lancashire Police launched an appeal for the driver of a car involved in a collision which left an 18-month-old boy with a broken ankle to come forward. Officers were […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates increase as government confirms ‘new Covid strain’ found

Waiting for a takeaway coffee in tier-3 Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has seen another week-on-week rise in its coronavirus infection rate in the latest figures. The city and the rest of Lancashire awaits to see whether there will be any […]

12 months ago
Police appeal after 18-month-old boy suffers broken ankle in Longridge collision

Lancashire Police are appealing for the driver of a car involved in a collision which left an 18-month-old boy with a broken ankle to come forward. Officers were contacted by […]

12 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s weekend coronavirus cases, how the infection rates are looking and ‘third wave’ warning due to Christmas

A rainy Sunday in Preston Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus cases have been confirmed for the weekend. The city saw 75 new cases on Saturday (12 December), one of the highest daily totals in recent […]

12 months ago
Preston coronavirus infection rate sees second day of week-on-week rise as government cuts days needed to self-isolate

The Harris and the Flag Market in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has seen a second day of a week-on-week rise in the coronavirus infection rate. The latest daily figures for Friday (11 December) show there were 27 new Covid-19 cases. […]

12 months ago
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