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

Lancashire leaders submit proposals for a split tier county – with Preston to be put in Tier 3

County Hall has voted on whether to back a Combined Authority Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire’s leaders have submitted a proposal to the Government to divide the county into two different tiers when the current lockdown ends next week. The news comes following Preston City […]

11 months ago
Preston and Lancashire still hasn’t received the tier-three restrictions cash

County Hall on Fishergate Hill in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The government has been urged to pay up to Preston and Lancashire. Lancashire leaders at all 15 authorities, including Lancashire County Council and Preston City Council, have written to the […]

11 months ago
Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates as Christmas ‘bubble’ restrictions confirmed

Christmas restrictions were confirmed tonight - with up to three households able to meet indoors Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued its steady fall as Christmas restrictions were confirmed by the government. The city, and the county, are awaiting the decision on Thursday (26 November) […]

11 months ago
Map shows latest coronavirus case rise and falls in areas of Preston and South Ribble

Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus data map Most areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a decrease in Covid cases over the last week (11-18 November). However, areas such as Leyland North, Plungington and University and […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s coronavirus infection rate goes below 300 as Prime Minister gives tier restrictions update

Boris Johnson giving the update during Monday 23 November from Downing Street Pic: YouTube Preston has seen one of its lowest daily rises in coronavirus cases in recent months. The city, and county, awaits a decision on Thursday as to whether it will go […]

11 months ago
Preston and Lancashire await tier-restrictions fate as some post 2 December changes confirmed

The Prime Minister addressed the House of Commons on Monday, virtually, as he is still self-isolating Pic: Parliament TV Preston and Lancashire will uncover on Thursday which tier we go into once the national lockdown ends on 2 December. The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, outlined the return of the […]

11 months ago
Coronavirus new cases for Preston and South Ribble in third weekend of lockdown as Christmas clarity edges closer

Christmas lights on Preston's Market Hall and canopy Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus cases data shows Preston’s daily new positive tests continue to come in at around half what they were. The government is preparing to outline how the three-tier restrictions […]

11 months ago
Timeline confirmed for decision on updated three-tier coronavirus restrictions and Christmas plans after December 2

A Covid sign in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A decision on what coronavirus restrictions will look like after 2 December is imminent. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is understood to be thrashing out the details with cabinet members during […]

11 months ago
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