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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

Lorry driver airlifted to hospital and ‘stable’ after M6 crash with Junction 27 southbound ‘up and over’ closure still in place

One of the cars came to rest under the wheels of the lorry Pic: Ady Taylor Pictures show the aftermath of recovery work on the M6 after a major crash has shut the motorway. Three cars and a lorry were involved in the smash on the […]

9 months ago
Walton-le-Dale man charged with causing death of Bolton mother-of-four by careless driving in M60 crash

Shirley-Ann Dumbuya Pic: Greater Manchester Police A Walton-le-Dale man has appeared in court charged with causing death by careless driving. John Bowers, 33, of Sefton Road, Walton-le-Dale, appeared before Manchester Magistrates’ Court during Saturday (23 January). […]

9 months ago
Police warn motorists as snow showers lead to numerous crashes and M6 shut southbound at Junction 27

One of the crashes attended by police in Lancashire Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police are warning motorists of dangerous driving conditions if undertaking essential journeys this weekend. The M6 to the south of Preston has been shut in both directions after a lorry […]

9 months ago
Elderly Leyland man attacked with metal bar in rogue trader break-in

Balshaw Crescent, Leyland Pic: Google An elderly Leyland man is in hospital after a gang of four rogue traders attacked him in his own home. One man was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary at […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pegram family urge for Boeing 737 Max aircraft to remain grounded after Ethopian Airlines crash

Sam Pegram died while in Africa helping refugees Pic: Blog Preston/Pegram family British families whose loved ones were killed in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft have urged the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) not to allow the 737 […]

9 months ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate continues to rise while South Ribble and nearly all of Lancashire fall and Prime Minister ‘cautious’ about any lockdown easing

A quiet Preston city centre during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to grow as most of Lancashire is seeing infection rates drop. The city saw another day of more than 100 confirmed cases with Friday […]

9 months ago
Snow and ice warning in force for Preston and Lancashire this weekend

Snowy rooftops Pic: @tony_worrall_photography A yellow weather warning has been put in place for the weekend ahead (Friday 22 January to Saturday 23 January). Snow and ice is set to impact the region. It […]

9 months ago
‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ campaign encourages Preston and South Ribble primary school children to be vigilant around roads

The ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ campaign has partnered with a local primary school to donate reflective badges to raise awareness of road safety throughout the winter months. The Co-op Funeralcare […]

9 months ago
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