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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’s latest coronavirus case numbers for the weekend as government pledges ‘first vaccine dose by September’ for everyone

An empty Fishergate during lockdown 3, at 6.30pm on Saturday (16 January 2021) Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus cases for the weekend have been confirmed as the city and borough reached levels of infection rates not seen since summer 2020. During Saturday (16 […]

1 year ago
Heavy rain weather warning upgraded for Preston and Lancashire

Surface water in Preston after heavy rain Pic: Tony Worrall A weather warning for heavy rain across Preston and Lancashire has been upgraded from Yellow to Amber. The Met Office says heavy rainfall combined with some snowmelt across the hills […]

1 year ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 11 January

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 11 January. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Proposed first […]

1 year ago
Lancashire Crime Commissioner wants Preston and Lancashire residents’ views on police budget

PCC Clive Grunshaw Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is seeking the views of local residents ahead of setting the police budget for the next financial year. Running Lancashire Constabulary costs over […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and Lancashire warned of 48-hours of heavy rain from Monday evening

A woman wears a face mask as she makes her way through Preston's rain Pic: Paul Melling A weather warning is in place across Preston and Lancashire for heavy rain and snowmelt for Monday 18 January to Wednesday 20 January. The warning will come into place from […]

1 year ago
Police warn Preston’s would-be criminals of ‘visible presence’ during lockdown

Lancashire Police preparing to undertake an anti-social behaviour operation in December Pic: South Ribble Police Lancashire Police have taken to Facebook to warn would-be criminals in Preston and beyond that officers will have a ‘very visible’ presence during this latest lockdown. They emphasised that this […]

1 year ago
Garstang Police clamping down on people travelling to beauty spots for exercise

Pic: Garstang and Over Wyre police Garstang and Over Wyre Police are asking people travelling to beauty spots to only do so if necessary. Officers have found a small number of people are travelling excessive distances […]

1 year ago
Police issue ‘bad batch’ drugs warning after death of Chorley man

Police have issued a warning to drug users in Lancashire after the death of a man from an suspected overdose in Chorley. Lancashire Police say one man died and another […]

1 year ago
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