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

Preston 10 mile race back in Hutton for 41st time

On the start line at a previous 10-miler Pic: Preston Harriers A road race around Hutton is returning for the 41st time. The Preston 10 Mile Road Race is hosted by Preston Harriers and begins at 10am on Sunday 19 November. […]

2 weeks ago
New tap house and cocktail bar opens in Longton

Roberto, Sam, Tom, Malcolm at Hopton's of Longton A new tap house and cocktail bar has opened its doors in Longton. Hopton’s is an industrial-themed bar located in Chapel Lane. It hosts a menu consisting of 12 beers […]

3 weeks ago
Farington Waste Recovery Park fire started by rechargeable battery

A fire at Farington Waste Recovery Park was started by a rechargeable battery, it has been reported. Just before 5pm on Saturday, November 4, 2023 staff at the waste facility […]

3 weeks ago
Man dies after falling from M6 motorway bridge near Leyland

Lancashire police have launched an appeal following a fatal crash on the M6. Officers were called to the northbound carriageway just after Junction 27, close to Wrightington, at 10:55am Tuesday, […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 closed in both directions near Chorley due to police incident

Traffic queuing on the M6 The M6 is closed in both directions with ‘severe’ delays due to an ongoing incident. Police closed the M6 between junctions 27 and 28 due to the incident. There are […]

3 weeks ago
Campaign reveals extent of raw sewage dumped into Preston’s waterways

Preston's skyline as viewed from the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall A campaign is revealing the extent to which raw sewage has been dumped into Preston’s waterways. The 38 Degrees Where’s My Poo website allows people to enter their postcode to […]

3 weeks ago
Railway ticket offices closure plan scrapped after fierce opposition with Preston highlighted

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford Railway ticket offices across Lancashire will remain open after passengers – and the organisation representing them – objected in their droves to plans to pull the shutters down on the […]

4 weeks ago
Police ‘really worried’ after man goes missing from Leyland in morning

Joseph Ryan Police have launched a search after a man went missing from Leyland this morning (October 31). Joseph Ryan, 48, was last seen in his Ford Focus at Longmeanygate at around […]

4 weeks ago
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