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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

Car ends up in hedge outside pub in Walton-Le-Dale crash

Yesterday morning, Sunday 18 April, a car was involved in a collision in Preston. Read more: Pop-up blood donation clinic to open in Preston for new Covid study The accident […]

9 hours ago
22-year-old man wanted in connection with burglary in Bamber Bridge

South Ribble Police have appealed for information on the whereabouts of James Ashton, 22, who is wanted in connection with a burglary. Ashton, previously off Mosslands, Leyland, is wanted in […]

11 hours ago
Police appeal for help to trace missing Preston girl with links to Penwortham

Paige Kaye Police are trying to trace a girl missing from Preston. Paige Kaye was reported as missing on Tuesday 13 April. She has links to Penwortham, plus the Nelson and Blackpool […]

1 day ago
Latest planning applications for South Ribble week beginning 12 April

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 12 April. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Single storey […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham first-time author wrote children’s book in lockdown and hopes to make it to best sellers list

Craig Proudfoot A Penwortham first-time author has released a children’s book called The Frog and The Crab. Craig Proudfoot, an IT project manager, wrote the book in lockdown as a way to […]

1 day ago
Further investment agreed for Lancashire’s roads and walking and cycling facilities

Lancashire County Council Hall Lancashire County Council’s cabinet have announced their detailed programme of investment in highways infrastructure over the next year. The council has already outlined how it will spend most of its […]

3 days ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates fall, UK Covid rate plummets and new vaccine advice for pregnant women

Springtime in Friargate looking towards the Harris Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus rates are both continuing to dip as we head into the first weekend under the new relaxed coronavirus restrictions. The city recorded six new Covid […]

3 days ago
South Ribble Borough Council explain tree felling in Withy Grove Park is due to transformation project

South Ribble Borough Council have released a statement explaining why trees have been felled in Withy Grove Park, after receiving messages from disgruntled residents. The trees have been cut down […]

3 days ago
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