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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 and South Ribble remain in England’s top 10 fastest rising Covid hotspots

An empty Preston city centre during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble have remained in England’s top 10 areas for the fastest rising coronavirus infection rates. The city saw more than 100 confirmed Covid-19 cases for Tuesday (19 […]

57 mins ago
Census 2021 field team jobs available across Preston and South Ribble

Preston's skyline as viewed from the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall The Office of National Statistics is recruiting for field team members in Preston and South Ribble to help deliver the Census 2021. The census, which happens every 10 years, counts […]

2 hours ago
Flood alert issued for River Ribble at Preston as Storm Christoph causes heavy rain

A flood alert has been issued for the River Ribble as Storm Christoph continues to cause disruption. River levels are rising at the Walton-le-Dale river gauge as a result of […]

8 hours ago
Storm Christoph causes flooding on the rail line between Leyland and Bolton

A Northern train service at Preston Station Pic: darrener24d National Rail have taken to social media to warn commuters of the disruption caused by Storm Cristoph. Heavy rain has flooded the railway between Leyland and Bolton. Buses have been […]

9 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Storm Christoph set to cause heavy rain and potential travel disruptions across Preston and Lancashire

A rainy Sunday in Preston Pic: Paul Melling The weather warning for heavy rain across Preston and Lancashire has been named ‘Storm Christoph’ by the Met Office. Persistent heavy rain will lead to significant accumulations of rain which could lead to flooding in […]

11 hours ago
Call for local election postal votes to be sent out early

Labour Group Leader at Lancashire County Council, Cllr Azhar Ali, is calling for all voters to be set an early voting postal vote application form with a return envelope. This […]

13 hours ago
Preston now has the fastest growing coronavirus infection rate in England

The Harris overlooking an empty Flag Market in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has the fastest growing coronavirus infection rate in England. The city saw the largest week-on-week rise for figures on Monday (18 January). South Ribble’s infection rate is the third […]

1 day ago
Prestonians over 80 years old may be invited to new Blackburn Cathedral vaccination hub

Blackburn Cathedral is to become a new NHS large-scale vaccination centre. Thousands of people aged 80 and over are to be invited to book a coronavirus vaccination at the new […]

1 day ago
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