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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 rates continue to fall on eve of tier-4 restrictions as New Year’s Eve mixing warning given

A calming scene at the Bullnose in recent days Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates have been confirmed on the eve of the city, and county, going into tier-4 restrictions. New cases for Wednesday (30 December) showed […]

10 months ago
What can and can’t open in Preston and Lancashire under tier-4 restrictions

Preston Market Hall can continue to operate under tier-4 restrictions Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire will be moving into tier-4 at 00.01am on Thursday (31 December). But what exactly can open under the strictest tier? We have compiled a list of cans […]

10 months ago
How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

10 months ago
Majority of secondary school pupils in Preston and Lancashire to be kept off for additional fortnight

Sign on the gates of a school in Ashton-on-Ribble during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Secondary schools in Preston and Lancashire will stay shut for the majority of pupils for an additional fortnight after the Christmas holidays. The government has announced the staggered return to […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement These are the full tier-4 restrictions for Preston and Lancashire

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner It has been announced today that Preston and Lancashire will be going into tier-4 tonight. The new restrictions will be in place from Thursday 31 December at one minute past […]

10 months ago
Preston and Lancashire move into tier-4 coronavirus restrictions

Preston's Fishergate on Bank Holiday Monday Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire will move into tier-4 coronavirus restrictions. Health secretary Matt Hancock announced the upgrading of the measures for the county during a statement to the House of Commons […]

10 months ago
Snowy weather warning for Preston and Lancashire as cold snap continues into the New Year

Haslam Park in the snow A yellow weather warning has been issued for Wednesday and Thursday. The Met Office warning is in place from 6pm on Wednesday 30 December to 2pm on Thursday 31 December. […]

10 months ago
Preston and South Ribble latest infection rates as schools reopening row continues, a ‘tier-5’ considered and UK cases surge

Preston's skyline as viewed from the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus cases have been confirmed for the Bank Holiday Monday and Tuesday. The city recorded 18 new cases for Monday (28 December). South Ribble saw 15 […]

10 months ago
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