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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

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
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus rates continue to fall on eve of tier-4 restrictions as New Year’s Eve mixing warning given

A calming scene at the Bullnose in recent days Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates have been confirmed on the eve of the city, and county, going into tier-4 restrictions. New cases for Wednesday (30 December) showed […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement What can and canā€™t open in Preston and Lancashire under tier-4 restrictions

Preston Market Hall can continue to operate under tier-4 restrictions Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire will be moving into tier-4 at 00.01am on Thursday (31 December). But what exactly can open under the strictest tier? We have compiled a list of cans […]

3 years ago
How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

3 years ago
Majority of secondary school pupils in Preston and Lancashire to be kept off for additional fortnight

Sign on the gates of a school in Ashton-on-Ribble during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Secondary schools in Preston and Lancashire will stay shut for the majority of pupils for an additional fortnight after the Christmas holidays. The government has announced the staggered return to […]

3 years ago
These are the full tier-4 restrictions for Preston and Lancashire

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner It has been announced today that Preston and Lancashire will be going into tier-4 tonight. The new restrictions will be in place from Thursday 31 December at one minute past […]

3 years ago
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