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

More than 20 Preston and South Ribble properties raided in drugs busts

An officer cuts through a roller shutter to get into the unit Fifteen people have been charged by police following a series of raids aimed at tackling the supply of Class A drugs across Preston and Chorley. Earlier this week, officers from […]

7 days ago
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity’s Children’s Appeal puts a twist on National Superhero day

Children ward staff at RPH power up in Superhero costume This month adults, children and little toddlers across Preston all found the superhero inside of themselves to raise money for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity’s Children’s Appeal. They harnessed the power […]

7 days ago
The day Preston ground to a halt

Delays were experienced across all Preston and South Ribble routes due to the M6 closure Pic: Rob Randall/BlogPreston Friday became a day of road chaos and traffic on the M6 and Preston’s roads. The M6 between junction J32-33 had been shut around 3am on Friday 17 June, 2022 […]

7 days ago
Leyland community group to mark Windrush Day with local diversity event

South Ribble Council will this June mark Windrush Day by raising a flag outside their offices, with a Leyland community group holding a diversity event three days later. On 22 […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest South Ribble planning applications week beginning June 6

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning June 6. Erection of 50 affordable dwellings with access, parking, open space and landscaping infrastructure […]

2 weeks ago
Rainbow Hub invites residents to coffee morning after thanking ‘small army of volunteers’

A local charity has thanked its ‘small army’ of volunteers and invited residents to a coffee morning in June. Rainbow Hub in Mawdesley near Ormskirk has thanked its volunteers, who […]

2 weeks ago
Penwortham crash sees car plough into wall

A Penwortham road accident last night saw a car mount a kerb and smash into a wall. On Wednesday, 8 June, around 7.15pm, a black Audi mounted a kerb on […]

2 weeks ago
South Ribble receives new electric vehicle charging points under council climate plans

Electric vehicle owners in South Ribble are to enjoy three new charging points thanks to grant funding secured by the council. The three new rapid charging points, located in Bamber […]

2 weeks ago
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