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

Dashing Preston Santas help raise £800 for blind and partially sighted people

Ian Watkinson with his sons Harry and Jackson did their Santa Dash in Penwortham on Christmas Day A number of Santas dashed around Preston and South Ribble to help raise £800 for blind and partially sighted people. Participants took part in sight loss charity Galloway’s Santa Dash […]

1 year ago
Met Office issue ice warning for Preston and parts of Lancashire as ‘rapid freeze’ on the way

A frozen canal at Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall It is set to be an icy afternoon in Preston and Lancashire as a yellow weather warning is placed over much of the country. The ice warning is set to […]

1 year ago
Lancashire County Council urges parents to keep children home amid ‘significant demand’ for critical worker places at schools

A plea has been made to parents to keep their children at home rather than sending them to school. Lancashire County Council has updated guidance to parents and schools as […]

1 year ago
Top Lancashire police officer says weekend has been busy ‘with blatant Covid breaches’

Mounted police officers pictured in Preston city centre during December Pic: Tony Worrall One of Lancashire’s most senior police officers has expressed his frustration at breaches of the third national lockdown rules. Deputy Chief Constable for Lancashire Police, Terry Woods, said it had […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble see daily Covid cases spike above 100 as Health secretary backs police forces approach to lockdown measures

Wearing a face mask in Preston city centre during a phone check Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble have seen a large increase in daily coronavirus cases for Sunday (10 January). Both the city and the borough have recorded their highest daily totals in […]

1 year ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 4 January

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 4 January. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Erection of […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest Covid cases and how infection rates have rocketed this week as third national lockdown branded ‘lax’

A quiet looking Friargate towards the Harris during lockdown 3 Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed. The city recorded 87 new Covid-19 cases for Saturday (9 January). South Ribble saw 82 new cases for the same […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble doctors surgeries now able to deliver Oxford AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay GP surgeries in Preston and South Ribble have begun to receive the first doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine. The new vaccine, which doesn’t need to be stored at -70 […]

1 year ago
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