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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

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
Preston man charged with burglaries across Penwortham

Earlier in the month, Preston Police were made aware of a number of burglaries in the Penwortham area. Police carried out a proactive police operation involving a number of specialist […]

8 months ago
Preston and Lancashire set to remain in tier-3 restrictions as coronavirus infection rates continue to rise

Looking down a festive Fishergate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus figures have been confirmed for Preston and South Ribble as the city and county awaits the tiers review decision from the government. Preston City Council’s leader say it’s […]

8 months ago
Map shows mixed view for latest coronavirus figures in Preston and South Ribble

Latest coronavirus case figures map for Preston and South Ribble Around half of local areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a decrease in coronavirus cases from 3 December to 9 December, while the other half recorded increases. Plungington […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Eric Wright Group fulfil pledge to support Rosemere Cancer Centre’s 2020 Walk in the Dark

Preston-based Eric Wright Group honoured their pledge to support Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s 2020 Walk in the Dark. The annual 11-mile night time trek had to be cancelled as a big […]

8 months ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates increase as government confirms ‘new Covid strain’ found

Waiting for a takeaway coffee in tier-3 Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has seen another week-on-week rise in its coronavirus infection rate in the latest figures. The city and the rest of Lancashire awaits to see whether there will be any […]

8 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s weekend coronavirus cases, how the infection rates are looking and ‘third wave’ warning due to Christmas

A rainy Sunday in Preston Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus cases have been confirmed for the weekend. The city saw 75 new cases on Saturday (12 December), one of the highest daily totals in recent […]

8 months ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 7 December

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 7 December. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Single storey […]

8 months ago
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