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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

Witness appeal after woman sexually assaulted in Chorley

Harpers Lane, Chorley where the incident took place. Pic: Google street view Detectives are appealing for information after a woman was subjected to a serious sexual assault in Chorley. The incident happened between 3am and 4am yesterday (Monday 25 January) at an […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as UK passes 100,000 Covid-19 related deaths

The sun breaks behind a cloud over Preston on Tuesday (26 January) Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to fall. New cases confirmed for Tuesday (26 January) were 64 new cases in the city. South Ribble recorded 45 new […]

1 year ago
Reps Gym in Preston visited for sixth time over Covid rules breach

The gym is located within the Roman Way Industrial Estate Pic: Google Police have confirmed they have paid a sixth visit to a Preston gym which is breaching Covid rules. Reps Gym within the Roman Way Industrial Estate has now received at […]

1 year ago
Thoughtful Penwortham resident donated tables so chemotherapy patients can be more comfortable whilst undergoing treatment

Rosemere Cancer Centre have benefited from a donation made by a thoughtful Penwortham resident. Marian Penrose, 81, donated £1,600 to Rosemere CancerFoundation with the proviso that the charity spent the […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble Street Pastors receive £12k to help them support vulnerable and homeless people

Lancs-PCC-Clive-Grunshaw-with-Street-Pastors Organisations who support vulnerable people across Lancashire will benefit from over £45,000 thanks to Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw. Five groups successfully applied to the Commissioner’s dedicated fund […]

1 year ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has now begun to fall

Snowy train tracks in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has begun to fall week-on-week for the first time since the start of the third national lockdown. The latest daily confirmed cases showed the city recorded […]

1 year ago
Ingol’s Fit Football set to kick off in Leyland after lockdown

A five-a-side football league designed to improve men’s fitness and wellbeing is set to expand after lockdown ends. Fit Football, which launched at PlayFootball in Ingol in 2018, is now […]

1 year ago
Offenders who target vulnerable victims in South Ribble brought to justice by Operation Chastity

Operation Chastity is an ongoing campaign which targets offenders who prey on vulnerable people for financial gain. The campaign, which has been running for several years, covers the South Ribble […]

1 year ago
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