South Ribble Locations

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Government confirms it will investigate Preston library closures

Lostock Hall library has now closed Pic: Google A formal complaint has been raised against the closure of libraries in Preston and Lancashire by Lancashire County Council. Wyre and Preston North MP Ben Wallace says the county council […]

6 years ago
Tank roundabout roadworks completed on the A582

The tank is moved to its new position by crews at Flensburg Way Commuters coming into Preston from the south have been given some good news as a major step in the roadworks at a busy roundabout have been completed. Lancashire County Council […]

6 years ago
How you can get a will written and help a Preston hospice

Lynne Whittaker who is in charge of fundraising at the hospice Writing a will can be a daunting and difficult process – but there’s a chance to make one and donate to a Preston charity at the same time. St Catherine’s […]

6 years ago
Chinese lanterns in night’s sky in memory of Preston crash victim

Mark McNulty and lanterns lit in his memory Pic: Andy Speariett Lanterns have sailed over Moor Park during Sunday night in memory of a Preston man who died in a crash. Mark McNulty, 26, died on the A5092 in Cumbria last […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Furniture Village opens at Capitol Centre

Furniture Village is now open at Preston A new furniture shop has opened at a retail park on the outskirts of Preston. Furniture Village has taken over what used to be the Comet store at the Capitol […]

6 years ago
These libraries in Preston and South Ribble close on Friday

Bamber Bridge and Fulwood libraries are threatened with closure These buildings which have provided learning and information for people for decades are to close their doors on Friday for a final time. Lancashire County Council has pushed ahead with […]

6 years ago
Explosions reported near Preston motorway junction

Smoke can be seen near Lostock Hall Pic: Aimee Horwich Reports of two loud explosions near Preston have been made on Wednesday (14 September) afternoon. A number of Prestonians have reported seeing smoke coming from near the Walton Summit business […]

6 years ago
Inquest to be held into Bamber Bridge woman’s death

Jeanette Roche A date has been set for the inquest into the death of a Bamber Bridge woman. Jeanette Roche was found on Friday 8 July in marshland near the River Ribble […]

6 years ago
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