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

Preston and Lancashire Covid infection rates as county sees all areas fall, South African variant in Southport and Prime Minister ‘may scrap regional tiers system’

An almost empty Friargate in Preston city centre on Monday 1 February Pic: Tony Worrall Every area in Lancashire saw the Covid-19 infection rate fall in the latest figures. New cases confirmed on Monday (1 February) include 58 recorded cases in Preston. South Ribble saw […]

4 weeks ago
More than 500 Covid related incidents recorded by police in Lancashire over the weekend

Policeman wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Lancashire police had one of their busiest weekends in terms of Covid related incidents in the weekend just gone. 517 incidents were recorded by officers, 181 fines were issued to […]

4 weeks ago
How Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rate has changed in final week of January, new weekend Covid cases and lockdown will only be ‘eased slowly’

The boarded up Black Horse Pub in Preston city centre during a quiet day in lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s Covid-19 infecton rates have begun falling in the past week, but still remain above or where they were during the second lockdown in November. New cases […]

4 weeks ago
Preston and Lancashire snow and ice warning scaled back by Met Office in updated weather forecast

A wintry walkway in Haslam Park in the past week Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire is being warned to brace for a freezing start to February. The Met Office has updated its warning for snow and ice. From midnight on Tuesday (2 […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fylde remains a Covid hotspot as Preston and Lancashire infection rate falls and police get new powers and house party fines rise from tonight

A nearly empty Flag Market in Preston city centre during lockdown 3 Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus infection rates show Fylde is still in England’s hotspot areas and Preston and the rest of Lancashire is continuing on a downward trend. Confirmed cases for Friday (29 […]

4 weeks ago
Fylde has third-fastest rising Covid rate in England as Preston and Lancashire continues to fall

An empty Guildhall Street in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Fylde is continuing to buck the trend in Lancashire with its coronavirus infection rate rising while Preston, South Ribble and the rest of the county falls. Latest coronavirus cases for […]

4 weeks ago
Blog Preston joins campaign to help children get online during home-school

Blog Preston is today joining with publications, politicians, councils and other organisations across the North of England to support the Cash for Connectivity appeal. The emergency fundraising is targeting £1.2m to help […]

4 weeks ago
Preston and South Ribble Covid rates continue to fall as Fylde surges into England’s top five and Prime Minister says home-school until early March ‘at least’

St Walburge's Church spire seen from a frosty Preston view Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s Covid rates are continuing their fall but Fylde is now in England’s hotspot areas. New coronavirus cases for Wednesday (27 January) showed 77 recorded cases for […]

1 month ago
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