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

Vehicles seized during South Ribble motoring crime crackdown

The police operation in action Pic: South Ribble Police Police have disrupted car cruisers causing anti-social behaviour on South Ribble’s roads. Officers were out into the early hours of Saturday (12 December) morning. After complaints by local residents across […]

3 years ago
Preston coronavirus infection rate sees second day of week-on-week rise as government cuts days needed to self-isolate

The Harris and the Flag Market in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has seen a second day of a week-on-week rise in the coronavirus infection rate. The latest daily figures for Friday (11 December) show there were 27 new Covid-19 cases. […]

3 years ago
Mass coronavirus testing to begin in Lancashire from next week

The coronavirus testing site at Preston Markets Pic: Tony Worrall Mass coronavirus testing is to begin across Lancashire during next week after successful pilot projects. Lateral flow testing, means those who are asymptomatic can be tested with the test kits […]

3 years ago
Drugs seized after a number of dawn raids across Preston

Eight people have been charged in connection with a major Lancashire Constabulary investigation into drug supply in the county. Op Collier saw police carry out a number of dawn raids […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston sees coronavirus infection rate rise as government gives hint on ‘mass vaccinations’ plan

Shoppers out in Preston city centre under the Christmas lights Pic: Paul Melling Preston has seen the coronavirus infection rate increase after solid weeks of a downward trend. New coronavirus cases of 52 were recorded in the city during Thursday (10 December). South […]

3 years ago
Holland House community group raising funds and lifting spirits during pandemic

A Walton-le-Dale estate in South Ribble have joined together during the pandemic to lift spirits and raise money for charities. Residents living in the Holland House area have been able […]

3 years ago
South Ribble Borough Council challenge Lancashire FA’s decision to suspend grassroots football until new year

An amateur football game in Preston Pic: Jim Beattie Lancashire FA announced their decision to suspend all amateur football matches until January on Friday 4 December. The decision was met with frustration and anger, which led Lancashire FA to release another […]

3 years ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rate latest as Covid vaccinations at GP surgeries expected from Tuesday

A winter sunset just beyond St Walburge's church's distinctive spire Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates remain above the England average but are continuing their week-on-week falls. Latest new coronavirus cases figures showed Prestonr ecorded 31 new cases for […]

3 years ago
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