South Ribble News

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

Leyland resident fundraising for potentially life-saving cancer treatment

Leyland-based Kim Eccles and her partner are in the midst of raising funds for potentially life-saving treatment for Kim. In August 2020, Kim was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare tissue […]

7 months ago
Protest close to police headquarters at Hutton passes with ‘minimal disruption’

The entrance to the Lancashire Police headquarters at Hutton off the A59 Pic: Google Lancashire Police issued a warning about a protest which was set to happen close to Hutton today (Monday, 16 November). The protest, understood to be an anti-lockdown protest, did not […]

7 months ago
South Ribble MP is self-isolating after being contacted by NHS Test and Trace

Katherine Fletcher, MP for South Ribble, has been contacted by NHS Test and Trace following a work meeting in 10 Downing Street with the Prime Minister Boris Johnson last week. […]

7 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases for second weekend of lockdown 2

A quiet Preston city centre during lockdown 2 Pic: Tony Worrall As Preston prepares to enter its second full week of the national lockdown here’s a look at the number of new Covid-19 cases. The city’s coronavirus infection rate has remained […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Virtual version of Light Up A Life at St Catherine’s Hospice to be held

St Catherine’s Hospice is welcoming people to remember their loved ones with a poignant Light Up A Life dedication this Christmas. The charity’s annual remembrance opportunity invites people to honour […]

7 months ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 9 November

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 9 November. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Single storey […]

7 months ago
Both Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates fall as temporary morgue to be built at Leyland

A Covid sign in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has slowed and South Ribble’s continues to tumble. But the city saw a fourth day with more than 100 new confirmed Covid-19 cases. The latest daily […]

7 months ago
Temporary mortuary being built in Leyland after rise in Covid-19 cases

Farington Environmental Education Centre at Lancashire Enterprise Park in Leyland A temporary mortuary facility is being constructed in Leyland in response to the current rise in Covid-19 cases. The facility is being described as a “contingency measure” to ensure Lancashire […]

7 months ago
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