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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 and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates continue to rise, police told to get tougher on enforcing lockdown and supermarkets to refuse entry to non-mask wearers

Morrison's at Preston Docks, the supermarket has vowed to refuse entry to customers who will not wear a mask Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to rise with South Ribble fast-approaching the 500 cases per 100,000 people mark. New cases for Tuesday (12 January) have also […]

9 months ago
All of the Covid cycle lanes for Preston and South Ribble have now been scrapped

The temporary cycle lane in Winckley Square Temporary cycle lanes were introduced around areas of Preston to encourage social distancing. However, they have now all been removed from Preston due to less usage during the colder weather. […]

9 months ago
Lancashire police’s full response to Covid rule breakers

Over the weekend multiple coronavirus breaches were reported which included a gym operating, some pubs open and house parties. More than 360 breaches were recorded and over 100 tickets issued. […]

9 months ago
Latest area-by-area coronavirus cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 6 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map. The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in cases over the last week (30 December – 6 January). Only three areas decreased in case […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as hospital admissions for Covid reach record high

A damp day in Preston as passer-by walks by the Savick shops Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates have continued to increase as we go into the second week of the third national lockdown. The city saw a second day of […]

9 months ago
‘Violent’ Bamber Bridge man wanted in connection with assault

South Ribble Police are appealing for information to help them locate a man wanted in connection with assault. Daniel Parkinson, 25, of Station Road, Bamber Bridge, is wanted after a […]

9 months ago
Dashing Preston Santas help raise £800 for blind and partially sighted people

Ian Watkinson with his sons Harry and Jackson did their Santa Dash in Penwortham on Christmas Day A number of Santas dashed around Preston and South Ribble to help raise £800 for blind and partially sighted people. Participants took part in sight loss charity Galloway’s Santa Dash […]

9 months ago
Met Office issue ice warning for Preston and parts of Lancashire as ‘rapid freeze’ on the way

A frozen canal at Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall It is set to be an icy afternoon in Preston and Lancashire as a yellow weather warning is placed over much of the country. The ice warning is set to […]

9 months ago
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