South Ribble News

Latest news for the borough of South Ribble, which is to the south of Preston and includes areas such as Bamber Bridge, Penwortham and Lostock Hall

Preston weather warning means heavy rain and could lead to flooding

Rain creating a risk of spray on a road in South Ribble. Pic: Blog Preston Heavy rain and the potential for flooding is forecast for Preston, according to a new warning from the Met Office. A yellow weather warning for rain is in place from […]

4 hours ago
Man charged with theft from TKMaxx at Capitol Centre

The TKMaxx store at the Capitol Centre Pic: Blog Preston A man has been charged after a theft from TKMaxx at the Capitol Centre. South Ribble Police were called to the store during Sunday 19 May. A 26-year-old man was […]

22 hours ago
Search underway for ‘high-risk missing person’ last seen in New Longton

Eleanor Sumner A search is underway for a teenager police have described as a ‘high risk missing person’. Eleanor Sumner, 17, was last seen in New Longton close to Howick Cross Lane. […]

1 day ago
Concern growing for Leyland woman last seen in Preston city centre

Johanne Anderson Pic: Preston Police Police say they are concerned for the welfare of a woman last seen in Preston city centre during Saturday afternoon. Johanne Anderson, from Leyland, was last seen leaving the St […]

2 days ago
Preston bus station information office to reopen and services to be given new timetables

Preston Bus Station. Credit: Blog Preston A dozen Lancashire bus services are to be given a boost with new and expanded timetables introduced on routes across the county. Bus operators and Lancashire County Council have agreed […]

4 days ago
South Ribble Police says no criminal offences after Higher Walton Prime incident

King George V playing field in Higher Walton. Pic: Google Maps South Ribble Police are ‘satisfied that no criminal offences took place’ after a man was filmed handing out Prime energy drinks to children in Higher Walton on 7 May. A […]

5 days ago
Excitement builds as Old Tram Bridge replacement work officially begins

At the Old Tram Bridge on 16 May Work has officially begun on the replacement of Preston’s Old Tram Bridge. Blog Preston attended as key stakeholders including councillors, engineers and architect John Bridge gathered at the site today […]

5 days ago
Leyland skatepark fundraiser this weekend to improve facilities

The skatepark is open to all ages and abilities. Pic: Peter Booth A youth-led skatepark in Leyland is holding a fundraising event this weekend, aiming to raise money to improve facilities and make the park more accessible. The indoor skatepark, on Talbot Road, is looking to modernise […]

5 days ago
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