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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

Both Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates fall as temporary morgue to be built at Leyland

A Covid sign in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has slowed and South Ribble’s continues to tumble. But the city saw a fourth day with more than 100 new confirmed Covid-19 cases. The latest daily […]

2 years ago
Temporary mortuary being built in Leyland after rise in Covid-19 cases

Farington Environmental Education Centre at Lancashire Enterprise Park in Leyland A temporary mortuary facility is being constructed in Leyland in response to the current rise in Covid-19 cases. The facility is being described as a “contingency measure” to ensure Lancashire […]

2 years ago
Order Local: Find the food and drink businesses in Preston and South Ribble that need your support through lockdown

We’re calling on people across Preston and South Ribble to support the brilliant food and drink businesses on your doorstep as Blog Preston backs InYourArea’sOrder Local campaign. Restaurants, bars and […]

2 years ago
Some areas of Preston and South Ribble seeing decrease in coronavirus cases

Interactive coronavirus cases map. Multiple areas of Preston and South Ribble have reported a decrease in coronavirus cases in their latest figures. Bamber Bridge West, Moor Park and Preston City Centre amongst others have […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Three men arrested in Penwortham drugs bust

Police found prohibited items in the car Pic: South Ribble PolicePolice found prohibited items in the car Pic: South Ribble Police Three males have been arrested in the Penwortham area on suspicion of possession of class B drugs with intent to supply. The males were driving through Penwortham just after 9pm […]

2 years ago
Watch the Remembrance Sunday services for Preston and South Ribble as they go virtual

A reminder of the pandemic at the Remembrance Service in Preston Pic: Paul Melling Remembrance Sunday was marked in the midst of the Covid pandemic with virtual services and social distancing. Both Preston City Council and South Ribble Borough Council offered an online way […]

2 years ago
Lostock Hall quizzers keeping people entertained for free during lockdown 2

Damion Alton (left) and Carl Matthews A Lostock Hall company is running free online quizzes to help people stay positive throughout lockdown 2. Quiz Live will be holding the quizzes each Wednesday during the new national […]

2 years ago
Middleforth school staff cycling over 500 miles to raise funds for new playground

Middleforth school staff doing the cycle challenge Staff at Middleforth C of E Primary School are taking on a cycling challenge to raise funds for a new playground. The staff originally set out to cover the distance […]

2 years ago
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