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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

Broughton, New Longton and Longridge residents fined for flouting Covid rules at tanning salon

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Three women from Preston have been issued with fines after being found inside an illegally operating tanning salon. They were three of seven people handed fixed penalty notices for being […]

2 years ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 25 January

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 25 January. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Application to […]

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Longton couple take ‘extreme staycation’ to raise funds for cancer charity

Julie and Dave A Longton couple have taken an ‘extreme staycation’ in their VW campervan to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Julie Kline and Dave Hird were not in breach of any […]

2 years ago
Area-by-area Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 14 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in Covid-19 cases over the last week (8 to 14 January). The largest increases in the 22 […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 11 January

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 11 January. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Proposed first […]

2 years ago
How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

2 years ago
Area-by-area Preston and South Ribble coronavirus cases for the week before Christmas

Latest coronavirus case map. Some areas have seen a drop in coronavirus cases in the week leading up to Christmas. Areas such as Ingol, St Matthew’s and Walton-le-Dale have reported less cases compared to […]

2 years ago
South Ribble police looking for information on stolen motorbike

This bike was stolen on Monday 22 December South Ribble police are appealing for information on a motorbike that was stolen from the Much Hoole area. The bike was stolen on Tuesday 22 December. Police are urging anyone […]

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