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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

Storm Christoph causes flooding on the rail line between Leyland and Bolton

A Northern train service at Preston Station Pic: darrener24d National Rail have taken to social media to warn commuters of the disruption caused by Storm Cristoph. Heavy rain has flooded the railway between Leyland and Bolton. Buses have been […]

3 years ago
Storm Christoph set to cause heavy rain and potential travel disruptions across Preston and Lancashire

A rainy Sunday in Preston Pic: Paul Melling The weather warning for heavy rain across Preston and Lancashire has been named ‘Storm Christoph’ by the Met Office. Persistent heavy rain will lead to significant accumulations of rain which could lead to flooding in […]

3 years ago
Call for local election postal votes to be sent out early

Labour Group Leader at Lancashire County Council, Cllr Azhar Ali, is calling for all voters to be set an early voting postal vote application form with a return envelope. This […]

3 years ago
Preston now has the fastest growing coronavirus infection rate in England

The Harris overlooking an empty Flag Market in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has the fastest growing coronavirus infection rate in England. The city saw the largest week-on-week rise for figures on Monday (18 January). South Ribble’s infection rate is the third […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Prestonians over 80 years old may be invited to new Blackburn Cathedral vaccination hub

Blackburn Cathedral is to become a new NHS large-scale vaccination centre. Thousands of people aged 80 and over are to be invited to book a coronavirus vaccination at the new […]

3 years ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus case numbers for the weekend as government pledges ‘first vaccine dose by September’ for everyone

An empty Fishergate during lockdown 3, at 6.30pm on Saturday (16 January 2021) Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus cases for the weekend have been confirmed as the city and borough reached levels of infection rates not seen since summer 2020. During Saturday (16 […]

3 years ago
Heavy rain weather warning upgraded for Preston and Lancashire

Surface water in Preston after heavy rain Pic: Tony Worrall A weather warning for heavy rain across Preston and Lancashire has been upgraded from Yellow to Amber. The Met Office says heavy rainfall combined with some snowmelt across the hills […]

3 years ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 11 January

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 11 January. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Proposed first […]

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