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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

‘Thousands’ of pounds in damage after men play football on Penwortham bowling green

Penwortham bowling green Pic: South Ribble Police Police are appealing for information after receiving reports of men playing football in studded boots on a Penwortham bowling green. A committee member at the bowling club, which is situated […]

2 weeks ago
Tracking Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rate fall as the Prime Minister prepares to outline roadmap out of lockdown

Preston's mass vaccination centre within the St John's Shopping Centre Pic: Mick Gardner Preston and Lancashire’s weekend coronavirus cases have been confirmed as the city continues to see its infection rate slide. The city has remained in and around the top 20 infection […]

2 weeks ago
Anger as Council van is parked over tribute to Ben Smith who died in Bamber Bridge crash

Council van parked over Ben's tribute Pic: Lucie Eaves Family and friends of Ben Smith have expressed their anger after a South Ribble Borough Council van was parked over a tribute to the 20-year-old, who died in a collision […]

2 weeks ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 15 February

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 15 February. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Listed building […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Covid infection rates in Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire continue to fall as risk of school return ‘spike’ in cases raises pressure on Prime Minister

The mass vaccination hub in Preston city centre Pic: 70023venus2009 Preston’s new daily coronavirus cases remained the highest in Lancashire as the infection rates for the city and the county continue to fall. New confirmed cases for the city on […]

3 weeks ago
Prezzo at Capitol Centre in Walton-le-Dale to close permanently

Prezzo at the Capitol Centre in Walton-Le-Dale is set to close. The high-street chain are closing 22 restaurants, which will see over 200 jobs lost. Their 178 restaurants have been […]

3 weeks ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates all falling fast as parents could be asked to Covid test children for school return

Signs of spring in Ashton Park taken on Wednesday 17 February Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to fall as proposals emerge for parents to test their children for Covid during any return for schools. New confirmed cases for Preston on […]

3 weeks ago
Galloway’s aims to reduce sight loss in Preston’s Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities

Saima Ashraf Pic: Pendle Community Radio Awaz 103.1FM Sight loss charity Galloway’s is working to tackle the large number of people within Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities becoming visually impaired. Research from RNIB shows that Asian […]

3 weeks ago
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