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News and information about Leyland, a town in the borough of South Ribble and has the headquarters of South Ribble Borough Council within it as well as Worden Park

Drunk driver who did a u-turn on the M6 at Charnock Richard is jailed

Moses Khombe, jailed drunk driver. Pic: Lancashire police A drunk driver who crashed into another car while trying to do a U-turn on the M6 has been jailed. Moses Khombe, 41, of Lake View, Dunstable, appeared at Preston […]

20 hours ago
Popular Leyland pub The Gables closes doors

The Gables pub in Leyland will not be reopening A pub in Leyland will not be reopening at the end of lockdown 2. The Gables team have made the difficult decision to close as they cannot see the venue […]

2 days ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week November 14 to 20

Dawn breaking over Preston on Thursday 18 November Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. The transgender flag was flown from Town Hall to honour lost trans lives, Preston Council confirmed […]

4 days ago
St Matthew’s area of Preston sees a doubling of coronavirus cases in space of a week

Latest coronavirus cases map for Preston and South Ribble. Latest coronavirus data shows that St Matthew’s has seen a 127 per cent rise in Covid cases in the last week (4-11 November). Other areas in Preston and South Ribble […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Leyland resident fundraising for potentially life-saving cancer treatment

Leyland-based Kim Eccles and her partner are in the midst of raising funds for potentially life-saving treatment for Kim. In August 2020, Kim was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare tissue […]

1 week ago
Temporary mortuary being built in Leyland after rise in Covid-19 cases

Farington Environmental Education Centre at Lancashire Enterprise Park in Leyland A temporary mortuary facility is being constructed in Leyland in response to the current rise in Covid-19 cases. The facility is being described as a “contingency measure” to ensure Lancashire […]

2 weeks ago
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