Ribble Valley News

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

Preston and Lancashire thunderstorm warning from Sunday afternoon

Lightning Strike in Penwortham during last nights (June 16) storm Heavy rain is expected during Sunday afternoon as the heatwave begins to break. The Met Office has issued a thunderstorm warning for Preston and Lancashire. Running from 2pm on Sunday […]

3 months ago
Number of roadworks happening in Preston and Lancashire is rocketing

Roadworks which were in place in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Blog Preston The number of roadworks carried out by utility companies on Lancashire’s highways has rocketed by 75 percent in the space of a year, new figures have revealed. In April 2022, […]

3 months ago
Autumn Covid and flu vaccines in Preston and Lancashire brought forward

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay The Covid vaccine for eligible people in Preston and Lancashire is being brought forward. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) say the […]

3 months ago
Lancashire County Council budget snapshot delayed until October

Lancashire County Hall The first in-depth look at Lancashire County Council’s finances since it set its budget earlier this year has been delayed until October, the Local Democracy Reporting Service (LDRS) understands. The […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ye Horns Inn in Goosnargh to open as normal after Land Rover crash

Vehicle crashed into Ye Horns Inn Ye Horns Inn will continue to trade as normal after a Land Rover crashed into the Goosnargh pub. The incident, which happened at around 3pm on Thursday (17 August), saw […]

3 months ago
Preston rain warning issued by Met Office until Monday evening

A damp Preston Flag Market after a rain storm Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s wet summer looks set to continue with Monday shaping up to be an all-day washout. The Met Office has issued a weather warning for heavy rain. In place from […]

4 months ago
Red Arrows flypast will be over Longridge and Wesham

The Red Arrows at Blackpool in 2016 Pic: Tony Worrall The Red Arrows are heading to Blackpool Air Show and there’s a chance to see them on their way. They’ll be dipping their wings to the east and west of […]

4 months ago
Lancashire Women’s lives from 1950s-1980s explored at Preston exhibition

An open room including exhibits of photographs How much changed for women in Lancashire between 1950-1980 in a post-war Britain where women led the charge to create a new society? The new exhibition at Lancashire Archives examines […]

4 months ago
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