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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

Coupe Green affordable homes bought by local housing association

Thirty affordable family homes at a Coupe Green development have been purchased by local housing association, Together Housing. Once the sale is complete, the properties will be available through a […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates now above where they were before second national lockdown and UK reaches new grim daily Covid deaths total

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to climb towards the 500 mark. Daily confirmed coronavirus cases for the city were 81 for Wednesday (13 January). South Ribble […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates continue to rise, police told to get tougher on enforcing lockdown and supermarkets to refuse entry to non-mask wearers

Morrison's at Preston Docks, the supermarket has vowed to refuse entry to customers who will not wear a mask Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to rise with South Ribble fast-approaching the 500 cases per 100,000 people mark. New cases for Tuesday (12 January) have also […]

1 year ago
All of the Covid cycle lanes for Preston and South Ribble have now been scrapped

The temporary cycle lane in Winckley Square Temporary cycle lanes were introduced around areas of Preston to encourage social distancing. However, they have now all been removed from Preston due to less usage during the colder weather. […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire police’s full response to Covid rule breakers

Over the weekend multiple coronavirus breaches were reported which included a gym operating, some pubs open and house parties. More than 360 breaches were recorded and over 100 tickets issued. […]

1 year ago
Latest area-by-area coronavirus cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 6 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map. The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in cases over the last week (30 December – 6 January). Only three areas decreased in case […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as hospital admissions for Covid reach record high

A damp day in Preston as passer-by walks by the Savick shops Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates have continued to increase as we go into the second week of the third national lockdown. The city saw a second day of […]

1 year ago
‘Violent’ Bamber Bridge man wanted in connection with assault

South Ribble Police are appealing for information to help them locate a man wanted in connection with assault. Daniel Parkinson, 25, of Station Road, Bamber Bridge, is wanted after a […]

1 year ago
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