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

Flooding of roads and homes possible in Met Office weather warning for Preston

Rainy Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Some homes, businesses and roads are likely to be hit by flooding in the next 24 hours, according to a new warning from the Met Office. Preston is included in […]

30 mins ago
Picture of ‘distinctive’ watch released after man’s body found at Rivington

The watch uncovered by police when the man's body was found Pic: Chorley Police Police are appealing to identify the body of a man found in a field at Rivington. Chorley Police were called to the field in Dean Brook near to Horrobin Lane […]

18 hours ago
MAN Truck & Bus UK set off from South Ribble on Christmas charity tour

The MAN Truck & Bus set off from South Ribble on the 12 days of Christmas charity tour, supporting Alzheimer’s Society. After leaving Swindon on the December 4, the MAN Charity […]

21 hours ago
Police appeal to find woman missing from Leyland

Jessica Kemp Police are appealing for help to find a woman who is missing from Leyland. Jessica Kemp was last seen in Springfield Road at 1.30pm yesterday (Thursday 7 December). Officers say […]

23 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire Central retail and leisure development confirmed at site of failed IKEA plan

Lancashire Central Illustrative CGI A vision for a huge industrial, retail and leisure development on land close to a major motorway junction in Central Lancashire has been given the green light. The approval of […]

1 day ago
Pensioners in hospital after being struck by a car in Whittle-le-Woods

Shaw Hill Drive in Whittle-le-Woods Pic: Google Two pensioners are in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Whittle-le-Woods. The crash took place at 4.38pm on Wednesday (6 December) at the junction of […]

2 days ago
Leyland Trucks donate thousands to Preston charities

Representatives from Leyland Trucks and this year’s chosen charities Leyland Trucks’ Helping Hand charity arm donated £17,000 in total to charities across Lancashire, including Derian House. The donations were received on 28th November, in Celebration of Giving Tuesday, a […]

2 days ago
Penwortham neuro consultant given surprise tour of Parliament after receiving MBE

MP Katherine Fletcher with Professor Nihal Gurusinghe and wife Vicky Pic: Katherine Fletcher A consultant from Penwortham was given a surprise tour of Parliament by South Ribble MP, Katherine Fletcher the day after he received an MBE. He was recognised for his contribution […]

3 days ago
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