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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 Lancashire see further coronavirus infection rate falls as new vaccine minister appointed

Preston's coronavirus test centre in Vernon Street close to the UCLan campus Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire’s coronavirus rates continue to head in the right direction, downwards. Latest Public Health England figures for Saturday (28 November) show 42 new cases were recorded in Preston. […]

3 years ago
Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus rates as pressure grows for government to ‘split Lancashire’ tiers

The Harris Museum looking festive in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble have seen their coronavirus infection rates continue to fall. During Friday (27 November) the city saw 38 new confirmed coronavirus cases. South Ribble had 53 new […]

3 years ago
Leyland man rounding off 250km in Movember with Preston Guild Wheel circuit

Bob Flood A Movember ambassador from Leyland will walk Preston Guild Wheel to bring his total distance covered this month to 250km. Bob Flood set out to complete 200km as part of […]

3 years ago
Latest Preston coronavirus cases as city prepares to return to tier-3 restrictions

The Christmas lights in Friargate Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest Covid-19 cases have been confirmed as the city learned its fate in the new ‘toughened’ tier system. The city saw 32 new Covid-19 confirmed cases during Thursday (26 […]

3 years ago
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Preston and South Ribble leaders react to tier-3 announcement

Dawn breaking over Preston on Thursday 18 November Pic: Tony Worrall It has been announced today (Thursday 26) that Preston and Lancashire has been put back into tier-3 restrictions when lockdown 2 ends next week. The announcement has been met negatively […]

3 years ago
Met Office warns freezing fog may disrupt travel in Preston and Lancashire

An icy Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Frosty weather is fast approaching as a yellow weather warning has been placed on Preston, South Ribble and the rest of Lancashire from 8pm tonight (Thursday 26) to 12pm tomorrow […]

3 years ago
Galloway’s in Penwortham gearing up for socially distanced Santa dash

Last years santa dash Sight loss charity Galloway’s is calling on people to help spread some festive cheer and take part in a socially distanced Santa Dash for blind and partially sighted people across […]

3 years ago
Full tier-3 restrictions for Preston and Lancashire from 2 December

A Covid sign in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall There has been a lot of talk about what tier Preston will be placed in today (November 26) for when lockdown 2 ends. Preston City Council leader, Councillor Matthew Brown […]

3 years ago
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