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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

Blog Preston joins campaign to help children get online during home-school

Blog Preston is today joining with publications, politicians, councils and other organisations across the North of England to support the Cash for Connectivity appeal. The emergency fundraising is targeting £1.2m to help […]

9 months ago
Penwortham’s new Tesco superstore to open on Friday

7 months apart and full steam ahead for Tesco in Penwortham Pic: Aerial Video TV Tesco is set to open its first large store for six years in Penwortham. The 25,000 sq ft superstore will open in Cop Lane on Friday 29 January. The store […]

9 months ago
Preston and South Ribble Covid rates continue to fall as Fylde surges into England’s top five and Prime Minister says home-school until early March ‘at least’

St Walburge's Church spire seen from a frosty Preston view Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s Covid rates are continuing their fall but Fylde is now in England’s hotspot areas. New coronavirus cases for Wednesday (27 January) showed 77 recorded cases for […]

9 months ago
Call for Lancashire not to be penalised by having Covid vaccine supply cut

The head of the body spearheading Lancashire’s response to the pandemic has urged that the supply of the Covid-19 vaccine should not be cut to Lancashire the the North West […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Warning over latest coronavirus vaccine email scam sent to people in Preston and South Ribble

As the Covid-19 vaccination roll-out is underway, people are using this as an excuse to phish innocent people across Preston and beyond. Lancashire Police’s fraud and cyber crime unit recently […]

9 months ago
Preston, Penwortham and Tarleton cafe owners warn over ‘refund conman’ reported to police

CCTV picture of Preston con-man. Pic: The Cow Shed A man has been reportedly targeting businesses in Preston and Penwortham trying to get refunds for items he has not purchased. Multiple businesses say they have been approached by the […]

9 months ago
Witness appeal after woman sexually assaulted in Chorley

Harpers Lane, Chorley where the incident took place. Pic: Google street view Detectives are appealing for information after a woman was subjected to a serious sexual assault in Chorley. The incident happened between 3am and 4am yesterday (Monday 25 January) at an […]

9 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as UK passes 100,000 Covid-19 related deaths

The sun breaks behind a cloud over Preston on Tuesday (26 January) Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to fall. New cases confirmed for Tuesday (26 January) were 64 new cases in the city. South Ribble recorded 45 new […]

9 months ago
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