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

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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rate latest as Matt Hancock says ‘no decision’ on post 2 December restrictions

Health secretary Matt Hancock gives an update Pic: YouTube/10 Downing Street Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued its march downwards. The city has now seen a third day in a row of decreasing Covid-19 infection rates. New confirmed cases for Friday […]

1 year ago
Hate crime investigation in Longridge after car sprayed with racist graffiti

Police are keen to speak to the man in the image Officers have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a religiously or racially motivated hate crime in Longridge. Some time overnight between November […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates tumble as Christmas restrictions rumours surface

Dawn breaking over Preston on Thursday 18 November Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has tumbled out of the top 50 places for high coronavirus infection rates for the first time in months. The city saw 76 new cases confirmed for Wednesday (18 […]

1 year ago
Drive-through flu vaccinations happening in Longridge

Tents set up for the drive thru vaccinations in Longridge Drive-through flu vaccinations have been taking place in Longridge with support from a group of dedicated volunteers. Longridge and North Preston Rotary Club has been supporting Berry Lane Surgery by […]

1 year ago
Longridge micro pub to close temporarily due to ‘restrictions uncertainity’

Applejacks is temporarily closing its doors Pic: Google Applejacks in Longridge has made the decision to close its doors temporarily. In a post on Facebook, the popular micro bar stated that they will be closing until some of […]

1 year ago
Person taken to hospital following crash in Longridge

One person was taken hospital last night (Wednesday 7 October) following a collision on Lower Road in Longridge. At around 7.30pm, fire services from Longridge and Preston were called to […]

1 year ago
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