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

Preston’s and South Ribble first coronavirus infection rate using December figures as first vaccine jabs to be given during Tuesday

Out walking in Avenham and Miller park at the ivy bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed as the government prepares to deliver the first Covid-19 vaccinations on Tuesday (8 December). The city saw 33 new cases of coronavirus during […]

11 months ago
Grassroots football in Preston and South Ribble suspended until January

An amateur football game in Preston Pic: Jim Beattie The governing body for amateur football in Preston and Lancashire has decided to suspend all matches until January. Lancashire FA announced the decision late on Friday (4 December) afternoon. All […]

11 months ago
Continued fall in Preston coronavirus rate as care home residents to receive Covid Pfizer vaccine first

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued the steady fall. New cases for the city were at 38 for Friday (4 December). South Ribble saw 25 new Covid-19 cases for the […]

11 months ago
Preston, South Ribble, Wyre, Fylde and Ribble Valley coronavirus infection rate latest as UK passes sombre Covid milestone

The Preston Market canopies illuminated in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed. The city saw 46 new coronavirus cases during Thursday (3 December). South Ribble recorded 28 new cases for the same day. Wyre had […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement South Ribble sees another ‘mini infection rate rise’ as Prime Minister gives vaccine roll-out update

The Prime Minister led a press conference during Wednesday afternoon to give a range of Covid-related updates Pic: YouTube/No10DowningStreet Latest coronavirus cases show South Ribble has again seen another small rise in its infection rate. New cases recorded in Preston were 38 for Wednesday (2 December). South Ribble saw […]

11 months ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate remains below 200 as tier-3 restrictions begin again

A damp looking Christmas scene in Preston's Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has stayed below 200 for a second day running. New cases were recorded in the city, with 50 new cases for Tuesday (1 December). South Ribble […]

11 months ago
What can and can’t open in Preston and Lancashire when lockdown 2 ends

Covid-19 street closures in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Lockdown 2 is coming to an end on Wednesday (2 December) and Preston and Lancashire will see some places reopen under the new tier-3 restrictions. But what exactly can open […]

11 months ago
South Ribble sees infection rate rise as Health secretary delivers update ahead of MPs tiers vote

The Old Penwortham Bridge over the River Ribble between Preston and South Ribble Pic: Paul Melling South Ribble has seen a flick upwards in its infection rate in the latest coronavirus figures. As second national lockdown prepares to enter the final 24-hours the latest Public Health […]

11 months ago
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