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

BBC Lancashire seeks nominations for 2022 Make a Difference Awards

The BBC has urged UK residents to nominate everyday heroes for this year’s Make a Difference Awards. In 2021, three Preston organisations won accolades at BBC Radio Lancashire’s awards. JJeffect […]

5 months ago
Eligible Preston and Lancashire residents urged to get Covid Spring booster jab

The NHS has urged Lancashire care home residents, people aged 75 and over and the immunosuppressed aged 12 and over to get their booster jabs this spring. Under new advice […]

5 months ago
The Bond Minicar, Preston’s post-war winner

1950s Bond Minicar advert Pic: HobbyDB From 1949 until 1966 Preston boasted its own car manufacturing company. The Bond Minicar proved popular in the era of post-war austerity, but rapidly went out of favour due to […]

5 months ago
Lancashire County Council urges vigilance as Covid infections surge

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling The county council has urged residents to be vigilant after Covid-19 infections rose by 80 per cent across all age groups in March. Between 5 and 11 March in the Lancashire […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Longridge and North Preston Rotary Club have Rosemere on a roll at casino night

The stakes were high for Rosemere Cancer Foundation when members of the Rotary Club of Longridge and North Preston met for their biennial casino night. Held at Longridge’s Ferrari’s Country […]

5 months ago
Longridge florist makes wreaths for Ukraine

A florist is showing their solidarity in Ukraine by creating door wreaths in Ukrainian colours for front doors. The Bloom Room, based in Longridge, has been creating the wreaths to […]

5 months ago
Updated weather warning for Preston as Storm Franklin brings strong winds

Trees down on the Old Tram Road Pic: @martinbleasdale The Met Office has issued an updated yellow warning for further periods of very strong winds across Preston and the north west, causing possible disruption. The warning is in place […]

6 months ago
Heavy rain warning for Preston

A rainy Sunday in Preston Pic: Paul Melling The Met Office has issued a warning for heavy rain in Preston on Sunday (20 February). The yellow warning, which lasts all day until 6pm, covers much of the north […]

6 months ago
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