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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’s latest coronavirus infection rates on day of no tiers change

Sunrise over Preston rooftops Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed as we learned Lancashire will remain in tier-3 restrictions for at least another two weeks. New Covid-19 confirmed cases for […]

7 months ago
Full tier-3 and Christmas restrictions for Preston and Lancashire

Christmas lights in Friargate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall It has been announced today (Thursday 17 December) that all of Lancashire will remain in tier-3. This is after a rise in coronavirus cases across many places in the area. This means […]

8 months ago
‘Devastating for the region’ says South Ribble Borough Council leader over tiers decision

Leader of South Ribble Borough Council Paul Foster It has been announced that Preston and South Ribble are to remain in tier-3 restrictions. However, many are disappointed at the announcement that Lancashire will not be moving down tiers. […]

8 months ago
Car and motorbike involved in crash in Walton-le-Dale

Police were called to a collision in Chorley Road, Walton-le-Dale yesterday evening (Wednesday 16 December). The crash happened at approximately 5.11pm. Read more: Preston man charged with burglaries across Penwortham […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and Lancashire will remain in tier-3 restrictions

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner It has been announced that Lancashire will be staying in the tier-3 restrictions. This is after a rise in coronavirus cases across many places in Lancashire. The seven-day average per […]

8 months ago
South Ribble Borough Council give the green light for 520 homes to be built in Farington Moss

South Ribble Borough Council has given the go-ahead for national partnership housebuilder ‘Keepmoat Homes’ to build 520 homes. The homes will be located in Farington Moss, off Croston Road and […]

8 months ago
A ‘smaller Christmas’ urged as Preston coronavirus rate rises but South Ribble falls

Christmas lights in Friargate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases were confirmed during a day of the government’s Christmas restrictions unravelling in confusion. The city, and Lancashire, will also wait another 24-hours for a decision about […]

8 months ago
Mask wearing staff at Preston and Chorley hospitals encouraged to wear photo-ID badges to put patients at ease

Mask-wearing staff at​ hospitals in Preston and Chorley are being encouraged to wear photo-ID badges. This is to help staff form strong bonds with their patients, so patients can see what […]

8 months ago
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