South Ribble Locations

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Investigation underway into cause of bedroom fire at property in Preston street

An investigation into a house fire in Preston yesterday (Sunday 7 February) is underway. Two fire engines from Penwortham and Preston were called to the incident, which involved a bedroom […]

3 weeks ago
Leyland Trucks apprenticeship scheme open for applications

Local manufacturer Leyland Trucks has opened recruitment for its apprenticeship scheme, planning to take on a minimum of 17 apprentices to strengthen its team. The company, based at Croston Road […]

3 weeks ago
Gritty memories of growing up in Preston penned by local poet

Darren Hobson Preston-born poet Darren Hobson has published new work that shares his memories of growing up in and around the town during the 1970s and beyond. Locations in Avenham, Penwortham and […]

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

Policeman 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 […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lostock Hall woman to head up the disability charity that helped her daughter

Rainbow Hub, a Mawdesley based charity supporting children and young people with physical and neurological disabilities, has announced their new Chief Executive. Lyndsay Fahey, from Lostock Hall, Preston, will be […]

3 weeks ago
Tributes paid in memory of Peter Clayton who was found dead in Clayton Brook

Peter Clayton, 52, was found deceased in Bamber Bridge A fundraiser has been set up to help the family of a much loved member of the Bamber Bridge community following his tragic death. Peter Clayton, 52, was found unresponsive […]

3 weeks ago
South Ribble Police respond to concerns about Worden Park visits

Worden Park on a frosty morning Pic: Tim Watts South Ribble Police posted on Facebook about their concerns of the public visiting Worden Park, Leyland. Residents have made the police aware of non-locals visiting the area, especially during weekends. […]

4 weeks ago
Investigation launched by Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust after whistleblower reveals failing IT system at Bamber Bridge offices

Person with mask at laptop Pic Engin Akyurt from Pixabay An investigation has been launched after a whistleblower spoke out about their experience working in IT at the NHS offices in Bamber Bridge, claiming patients were impacted by poor systems […]

4 weeks ago
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