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

Lancashire County Council issue statement about primary school reopenings

A book exchange at a primary school in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Primary schools across Preston and South Ribble should return as planned on Monday (4 January) says Lancashire’s director of public health. Amid growing calls from teaching unions for primary school […]

3 years ago
Preston Pirates BMX star wins Young Achiever sports award

Leon Parker-Livesey became British Champion in 2019 Pic: Simon Parker A Preston Pirates BMX star has won the Young Achievers – Under 21 category at the GLL Preston Sports Awards. Leon Parker-Livesey, who turns 16 this month, beat off competitors […]

3 years ago
Barclays in Leyland town centre to close ‘in first three months of 2021’

Barclays in Leyland town centre Barclays is set to close 63 of its branches in the first three months of 2021. One of the branches being closed is the bank in Leyland in Balfour St […]

3 years ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus cases for Saturday 2 January as pressure grows for primary school re-opening delay

Sunrise over snowy rooftops in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus confirmed cases showed the latest numbers for Preston and South Ribble. Preston recorded 62 new cases on Saturday (2 January). South Ribble saw the same number of new […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Help Pax the Panda get back to Penwortham in new fitness initiative

A new fundraising initiative is launching in Penwortham for the New Year. Penwortham Run Fest is aiming to raise money and also help people get fit and healthy by going […]

3 years ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates and cases for New Year’s Day as NHS at ‘breaking point’ in many places

Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases and infection rates have been confirmed as 2021 begins. Cases for New Year’s Eve (31 December 2020) were 48 new Covid-19 cases in […]

3 years ago
How St Catherineā€™s Hospice is supporting Preston care homes this winter

Elderly people are benefitting from an innovative project led by St Catherineā€™s Hospice this winter. The Lostock Hall charity offers specialist training and education to healthcare professionals, and has launched […]

3 years ago
South Ribble Borough Council leader reacts to tier-4 restrictions decision

Leader of South Ribble Borough Council Paul Foster South Ribble Borough Council has told residents that they are there to support anyone who needs help under new tier-4 restrctions. The announcement was made yesterday, seeing South Ribble and […]

3 years ago
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