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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 still hasn’t received the tier-three restrictions cash

County Hall on Fishergate Hill in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The government has been urged to pay up to Preston and Lancashire. Lancashire leaders at all 15 authorities, including Lancashire County Council and Preston City Council, have written to the […]

3 months ago
Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates as Christmas ‘bubble’ restrictions confirmed

Christmas restrictions were confirmed tonight - with up to three households able to meet indoors Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued its steady fall as Christmas restrictions were confirmed by the government. The city, and the county, are awaiting the decision on Thursday (26 November) […]

3 months ago
Drunk driver who did a u-turn on the M6 at Charnock Richard is jailed

Moses Khombe, jailed drunk driver. Pic: Lancashire police A drunk driver who crashed into another car while trying to do a U-turn on the M6 has been jailed. Moses Khombe, 41, of Lake View, Dunstable, appeared at Preston […]

3 months ago
Map shows latest coronavirus case rise and falls in areas of Preston and South Ribble

Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus data map Most areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a decrease in Covid cases over the last week (11-18 November). However, areas such as Leyland North, Plungington and University and […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s coronavirus infection rate goes below 300 as Prime Minister gives tier restrictions update

Boris Johnson giving the update during Monday 23 November from Downing Street Pic: YouTube Preston has seen one of its lowest daily rises in coronavirus cases in recent months. The city, and county, awaits a decision on Thursday as to whether it will go […]

4 months ago
Hoghton man quits the corporate life to launch meal prep company

Rhys Brindle with his girlfriend A Hoghton man has followed his dream to run a food-based business by launching a meal prep company. Rhys Brindle decided earlier this year to quit his career in civil […]

4 months ago
Preston and Lancashire await tier-restrictions fate as some post 2 December changes confirmed

The Prime Minister addressed the House of Commons on Monday, virtually, as he is still self-isolating Pic: Parliament TV Preston and Lancashire will uncover on Thursday which tier we go into once the national lockdown ends on 2 December. The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, outlined the return of the […]

4 months ago
Popular Leyland pub The Gables closes doors

The Gables pub in Leyland will not be reopening A pub in Leyland will not be reopening at the end of lockdown 2. The Gables team have made the difficult decision to close as they cannot see the venue […]

4 months ago
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