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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

‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ campaign encourages Preston and South Ribble primary school children to be vigilant around roads

The ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ campaign has partnered with a local primary school to donate reflective badges to raise awareness of road safety throughout the winter months. The Co-op Funeralcare […]

1 year ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate no longer in England’s fastest rising places as Home secretary brings in tougher house party fines

Lockdown 3 in Fishergate on Thursday 21 January Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has dropped out of the fastest rising coronavirus infection rates in England after a run of days in the country’s top 10. Latest coronavirus cases for the city were […]

1 year ago
Police release pictures of men wanted in connection with booze thefts from Booths stores in and around Preston

Lancashire Police are appealing for information to identify these men following a number of alcohol thefts from Booths stores across the county. Between December and January police have received reports […]

1 year ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate continues week-on-week rise while most of Lancashire falls

River Ribble runs high during Wednesday 20 January Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to rise in comparison to the rest of Lancashire. New confirmed cases in the city for Wednesday (20 January) remained above 100 new cases, […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Changes to sports facilities at Penwortham Leisure Centre

Changes to the operation of the sports facilities at Penwortham Leisure Centre have been announced. In a joint statement, South Ribble Borough Council and Penwortham Priory Academy said the Academy will take back the […]

1 year ago
Preston man arrested after attempted burglary of quick test coronavirus kits at Walton-le-Dale Covid testing centre

coronavirus testing Preston Police have released information surrounding an attempted burglary on Friday, January 8. A man arrived at the Covid testing centre in Walton-le-Dale claiming to be a staff member. He […]

1 year ago
Broughton Bypass closed due to flooding as Storm Christoph continues and flood warnings in place

Police are in the process of closing off James Towers Way due to flooding Pic: Preston Police This morning (Wednesday, 20 January) flood warnings were upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues. Read more: Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale […]

1 year ago
Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Louise Hogg Two flood warnings have been put in place along the River Ribble in Preston due to Storm Christoph. ‘Immediate action is required’ at two of the locations on the river: […]

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