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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’s coronavirus infection rate falls further as tier-2 or tier-3 decision battle rages

Sunset over Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall As Preston and Lancashire sit poised awaiting the decision on tiers the latest coronavirus figures show the city continues to have a falling infection rate. New cases recorded in Preston […]

5 months ago
Lancashire leaders submit proposals for a split tier county – with Preston to be put in Tier 3

County Hall has voted on whether to back a Combined Authority Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire’s leaders have submitted a proposal to the Government to divide the county into two different tiers when the current lockdown ends next week. The news comes following Preston City […]

5 months ago
Police issue urgent appeal for missing Walton-le-Dale woman

Preston Police are urging people with any information on a missing 50 year old to come forward. Samantha Francis, 50, from Walton-le-Dale was last seen on Monday morning (23 November) […]

5 months ago
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 […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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) […]

5 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 […]

5 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 […]

5 months ago
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 […]

5 months ago
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