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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

Met Office issue snow warning for Preston throughout Saturday

A snowy Avenham Park Pic: @jcwildman The Met Office have put out a yellow weather warning for Preston on Saturday 13 February. They are warning of snow that could cause travel disruption due to icy stretches. […]

3 years ago
Leyland Festival cancelled for second year in a row

Leyland Festival have announced via Twitter that it will not be going ahead for a second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, they have set a […]

3 years ago
Warning as fake Lakeland sellers target Penwortham addresses

Door-to-door salesperson knocking on door A warning has been issued after fake door-to-door sellers targeted addresses in Penwortham. South Ribble Police took to Twitter to urge the public to take care after they received reports […]

3 years ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is 11th highest in England as government unveils the hotel bill quarantining travellers will face

Sunrise over the city as the government brings in tough new quarantine rules for international travel from 33 countries Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s infection rate is just outside the top 10 highest Covid infection rates in England. Latest figures from Public Health England show while rates are continuing to fall – the […]

3 years ago
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Police appeal for dashcam footage after aggravated burglaries in Chorley and South Ribble

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Police are appealing for dashcam footage after two aggravated burglaries in Chorley and Leyland. They are asking anybody with dashcam taken on Balshaw Road, Leyland, or Eaves Lane, Chorley, between […]

3 years ago
Appeal to find shotgun stolen in Eccleston

Lydiate Lane, Eccleston. Pic: Google Streetview Lancashire police are appealing for more information about a registered shotgun stolen in Eccleston. The incident occurred on Friday 5 February before 4pm at an address on Lydiate Lane/the B5250. […]

3 years ago
Number of weekly Covid cases for each area of Preston and South Ribble up to 3 February

Latest coronavirus case map. Most areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a drop in coronavirus cases over the last week. However, some areas have remained the same or increased. Areas such as […]

3 years ago
South Ribble Borough Council end deal with Serco to bring leisure centres back in-house

South Ribble Borough Council will be taking on the management and running of the South Ribble leisure centres from 1 April 2021. This includes the Tennis Centre and leisure centres […]

3 years ago
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