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

Virtual version of Light Up A Life at St Catherine’s Hospice to be held

St Catherine’s Hospice is welcoming people to remember their loved ones with a poignant Light Up A Life dedication this Christmas. The charity’s annual remembrance opportunity invites people to honour […]

3 years ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 9 November

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 9 November. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Single storey […]

3 years ago
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 […]

3 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 […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

3 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 […]

3 years ago
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 […]

3 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 […]

3 years ago
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