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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

Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 14 December

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 14 December. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Application for […]

7 months ago
St Catherine’s Hospice receives much-needed ¬£75k from Covid support fund

St Catherine’s Hospice has been granted ¬£75,000 from the Wolfson Foundation Covid-19 Support Fund. The money will help St Cath’s continue its important work at the Lostock Hall hospice, in […]

7 months ago
Christmas restrictions for Preston and Lancashire will only allow Christmas Day indoor meet-up

Boris Johnson during a press conference on Saturday (19 December) Pic: No10DowningStreet Christmas coronavirus restrictions have been tightened, the government confirmed. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said due to the rising Covid-19 infection rate in England and a new mutation of coronavirus which […]

7 months ago
Christmas restrictions set to change as Prime Minister to lead press conference

Boris Johnson gave his latest press conference to the country Christmas restrictions are expected to be tightened as the government debates how to halt rising coronavirus infection rates. A tier-4 set of restrictions is understood to be introduced for London […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Appeal as police link Penwortham burglary involving elderly man and granddaughter with Blackburn offence

Hawkhurst Road Pic: Google Detectives are continuing to appeal for information after an aggravated burglary in Penwortham. Police now believe the incident could be linked to an earlier similar offence in Blackburn. The Penwortham […]

7 months ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate continues to rise, South Ribble’s falls and government mulls tier-4 and post-Christmas lockdown

A Christmas scene in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to climb as the government is considering a new tier level of restrictions. New confirmed cases for the city on Friday (18 December) were […]

7 months ago
Bamber Bridge firm hope to raise £30k to donate to food banks this winter

During these unprecedented times, many families and individuals are struggling to cope. Coronavirus struck almost a year ago, yet many shops are still closed, infection rates are still too high, […]

7 months ago
Fallen tree on A59 causes junction closure on M6 southbound at Junction 31

Due to an ongoing incident there is a road closure in place from the M6 Junction 31 slip road to Cuerdale Lane, Samlesbury. The A59 eastbound for Blackburn and Clitheroe […]

7 months ago
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