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

How Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates changed during January and vaccine passports ‘won’t be issued’ say government

The third lockdown in England saw empty streets in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The full picture of how coronavirus infection rates have changed during January can now be seen. We track the infection rates daily, based on the Public Health England dashboard, and […]

3 weeks ago
Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates as debate continues over route out of lockdown

Social distancing signs in Preston city centre Pic: cockerhoop As latest coronavirus infection rates continue to fall across Lancashire scientists have urged the government not to lift lockdown restrictions too quickly. Preston’s new Covid-19 cases for Friday (5 February) […]

3 weeks ago
Preston and South Ribble infection rates continue in right direction as update given on new Covid variant and vaccination progress

Sun goes down at the Bullnose Pic: cockerhoop Preston and South Ribble’s Covid-19 infection rates are continuing to head in the right direction. New cases recorded for Thursday (4 February) showed Preston had seen 73 new cases. South […]

3 weeks ago
NHS confirms Covid jab now offered at every eligible care home in Preston and Lancashire

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay In a major milestone for the NHS vaccination programme, nurses, GPs and other NHS staff have now offered the life-saving jab to every eligible care home with older residents in […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates continue to fall as nation told ‘we are past this Covid peak’

Preston's Market Hall all lit up Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus infection rates in Preston and South Ribble are continuing to show falls as the chief medical officer for England said the UK was ‘past the peak’ in cases […]

3 weeks ago
Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner praises invaluable work of volunteer special officers

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw has recognised the ‘invaluable’ role that volunteer special police officers play. He acknowledges how they keep people safe and supporting our communities and […]

3 weeks ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as nation mourns loss of Captain Sir Tom Moore

Preston's skyline over the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to fall rapidly. New cases recorded for Tuesday (2 February) showed Preston saw 43 new confirmed cases. South Ribble has 54 […]

3 weeks ago
Latest Preston and South Ribble area-by-area coronavirus cases up to 27 January

Latest Covid case map. The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a decrease in cases over the last week. Areas such as Brookfield and Holme Slack, Longsands and Penwortham North […]

4 weeks ago
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