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 man and teenage boys from Preston charged with Deepdale stabbing

Police closed off the St Gregory's Road area during Wednesday evening Pic: Blog Preston A man from Leyland and two teenage boys from Preston have been charged in connection with the stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in Deepdale. Preston Police have named the 18-year-old […]

10 months ago
Preston and South Ribble latest coronavirus cases as tier decision looms again on December 30

A damp looking Friargate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed. Figures for Sunday (27 December) show the city recorded 44 new Covid-19 cases. South Ribble saw 23 new cases for […]

10 months ago
M6 and M61 reopen at Preston after icy conditions cause hours of delays

Tyre tracks show where drivers skidded off the motorway Pic: Preston Fire Station Emergency services have reopened the M6 and the M61 after snow and ice saw a string of crashes. From 3.30pm on Sunday (27 December) motorists were left stranded after hail […]

10 months ago
Plea not to overwhelm Preston and South Ribble recycling centres after Christmas

The Household Waste Recycling Centre in Tom Benson Way Pic: Google Lancashire County Council is appealing to residents to consider delaying a visit to their local recycling centre over Christmas and New Year as they’re expected to be even busier than […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 turned into an ice rink by snow showers where M61 junction joins

Cars crashed onto the hard shoulder as the icy conditions proved too difficult Snowstorms have left the M6 like an ice rink near Preston. A multi-car crash has taken place where the M61 meets the M6 northbound. Two lanes on the M6 are […]

10 months ago
Covid vaccination centre set up at Penwortham Cricket Club

The bollards have been temporarily removed from Greenbank Road Bollards in Greenbank Road have been temporarily removed to allow for a new Covid vaccination programme. Residents of Penwortham became concerned when they saw the bollards had disappeared, however Lancashire […]

10 months ago
Christmas Day and Boxing Day coronavirus cases as Preston and South Ribble infection rates show steady rise

Christmas tree at the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Coronavirus cases confirmed for Christmas Day and Boxing Day show the latest picture in the city and the county. Preston recorded 15 new cases of Covid-19 on Christmas Day (Friday […]

10 months ago
Bamber Bridge firm raise £60k for food banks as boss fulfils pledge to double donation amount

Michael Patel giving Morrisons a cheque for their food banks. Sapphire Utility Solutions has raised £60,000 to donate to various charities to ensure people do not go hungry this Christmas. Michael Patel, founder of Sapphire Utility Solutions set a target […]

10 months ago
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