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

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 […]

3 years ago
Police issue warning to Preston and Lancashire residents about Covid-19 vaccine scam text and emails

Examples of the kind of scam texts and emails being sent Pic: Lancs Police Fraud and Cyber Preston and South Ribble residents are being warned about scams relating to the Covid-19 vaccine. Lancashire Police’s fraud and cyber crime unit has issued a warning about scam texts and […]

3 years ago
Preston and South Ribble latest coronavirus infection rates and new cases as UK records highest daily Covid death toll on record

An empty Lune Street in Preston city centre during Lockdown 3 Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus cases and infection rates have continued to climb as we head into the second week of January. The city saw 119 new confirmed Covid-19 cases […]

3 years ago
Icy weather warning for Preston and Lancashire this Saturday

Frozen Preston Docks Pic: @canonsnapz Preston and Lancashire are set for further icy conditions this weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning from midnight tonight until 11am on Saturday (9 January). Skies […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plea for communal worship in Preston to stop during lockdown

Preston Minster Pic: Tony Worrall Faith communities in Preston and across Lancashire are being urged to pause communal prayer and worship during lockdown three, to help prevent the spread of the new Covid variant. In […]

3 years ago
Network Rail work over New Year to upgrade the Faringdon Curve track near Preston

Upgrades have been made to rail tracks in and around Preston over the festive period. Network rail have made the upgrades as park of an investment of £31.3 million in the North […]

3 years ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates surging towards 400 mark as Prime Minister delivers vaccine roll-out update

Skyline of Preston catches a golden glow Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates continue to rise in the days after the Christmas holidays. New Covid-19 cases for Thursday (7 January) for Preston went back above the […]

3 years ago
Tips for surviving lockdown from a Preston yoga teacher

Katie Winder This is a guest post by Katie from Katie Winder Yoga based in Hoghton. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email There’s a lot of […]

3 years ago
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