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Longton & New Longton

The villages of Longton and New Longton, which are to the south of Preston on the A59 and in the borough of South Ribble

Majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen increases in coronavirus cases in the past week

Current coronavirus cases map. Most places in Preston and South Ribble have seen an increase in Covid-19 cases in the last week. However, some places such as Longton and Walmer Bridge, Leyland South West […]

3 years ago
‘Devastating for the region’ says South Ribble Borough Council leader over tiers decision

Leader of South Ribble Borough Council Paul Foster It has been announced that Preston and South Ribble are to remain in tier-3 restrictions. However, many are disappointed at the announcement that Lancashire will not be moving down tiers. […]

4 years ago
South Ribble Borough Council give the green light for 520 homes to be built in Farington Moss

South Ribble Borough Council has given the go-ahead for national partnership housebuilder ‘Keepmoat Homes’ to build 520 homes. The homes will be located in Farington Moss, off Croston Road and […]

4 years ago
Map shows mixed view for latest coronavirus figures in Preston and South Ribble

Latest coronavirus case figures map for Preston and South Ribble Around half of local areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a decrease in coronavirus cases from 3 December to 9 December, while the other half recorded increases. Plungington […]

4 years ago
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Drugs seized after a number of dawn raids across Preston

Eight people have been charged in connection with a major Lancashire Constabulary investigation into drug supply in the county. Op Collier saw police carry out a number of dawn raids […]

4 years ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 23 November

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 23 November. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Application for […]

4 years 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 […]

4 years ago
Protest close to police headquarters at Hutton passes with ‘minimal disruption’

The entrance to the Lancashire Police headquarters at Hutton off the A59 Pic: Google Lancashire Police issued a warning about a protest which was set to happen close to Hutton today (Monday, 16 November). The protest, understood to be an anti-lockdown protest, did not […]

4 years ago
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