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

Search underway for man last seen at 4am with police ‘extremely concerned’

Police released image of missing Howard Higginson Police have launched an appeal for a man missing from home and have said they are ‘extremely concerned’ for his welfare. Update: Howard was found during Tuesday evening and police […]

4 weeks ago
Search launched for missing Leyland man

Mark, no surname given by police, who is missing from Leyland Pic: South Ribble Police South Ribble Police say anyone who sees Mark should call 999. He was last seen on Friday morning in Leyland.

1 month ago
Fireworks displays for Bonfire Night 2023 in and around Preston

See details for firework displays at Fulwood, Hoppers, Lancashire Fire and Rescue's Quiet fireworks, Penwortham Pear Tree Park and Leyland amongst others.

1 month ago
Fulwood and West View pools land funding boost but South Ribble misses out

Bamber Bridge Leisure Centre Chorley and South Ribble councils have failed in a bid for funding that would have reduced the huge bill they face to help keep their leisure centres and swimming pools […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Concern growing for man missing from Chorley Hospital

Christian Wilding was last seen during Tuesday Pic: South Ribble Police Christian Wilding has links to Leyland, Lostock Hall, Penwortham and Preston.

1 month ago
West Lancashire women’s cricket team heading to Barbados on tour

The West Lancs women's cricket team with Lancashire Thunder stars The tour is being described by West Lancashire Cricket Development Group as a pivotal step in developing the women's game in and around Preston.

1 month ago
Penwortham man who ‘tortured’ 11-week-old puppy to death is jailed

Rocko A Penwortham man who tortured a puppy causing horrific injuries has been given the longest prison sentence ever handed down under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 after he was prosecuted […]

1 month ago
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service recruiting on-call firefighters

Firefighters on site at Red Scar Pic: Bamber Bridge/Chorley fire stations There's a chance to become an on-call firefighter with the service - but you'll need to pass physical and practical tests as well as a medical.

1 month ago
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