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

Preston and South Ribble in England’s top 10 for fastest rising coronavirus infection rates

A foggy January morning in Preston Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are two of the fastest growing in England. Latest data from Public Health England shows the city and the borough in the country’s […]

1 year ago
Police appealing for information on man wanted in connection with Leyland burglary

South Ribble Police are appealing for information about wanted man Thomas Aspinall. Aspinall, 34, is wanted by officers in connection with a burglary on January 8 in Leyland. Aspinall is […]

1 year ago
Snow warning for parts of Preston and Lancashire for Saturday

A snowy Avenham Park Pic: @jcwildman Snow may cause some travel disruption in Preston and Lancashire this weekend. The Met Office has placed a yellow weather warning for snow and ice over much of the North […]

1 year ago
Coupe Green affordable homes bought by local housing association

Thirty affordable family homes at a Coupe Green development have been purchased by local housing association, Together Housing. Once the sale is complete, the properties will be available through a […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates now above where they were before second national lockdown and UK reaches new grim daily Covid deaths total

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to climb towards the 500 mark. Daily confirmed coronavirus cases for the city were 81 for Wednesday (13 January). South Ribble […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates continue to rise, police told to get tougher on enforcing lockdown and supermarkets to refuse entry to non-mask wearers

Morrison's at Preston Docks, the supermarket has vowed to refuse entry to customers who will not wear a mask Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to rise with South Ribble fast-approaching the 500 cases per 100,000 people mark. New cases for Tuesday (12 January) have also […]

1 year ago
All of the Covid cycle lanes for Preston and South Ribble have now been scrapped

The temporary cycle lane in Winckley Square Temporary cycle lanes were introduced around areas of Preston to encourage social distancing. However, they have now all been removed from Preston due to less usage during the colder weather. […]

1 year ago
Lancashire police’s full response to Covid rule breakers

Over the weekend multiple coronavirus breaches were reported which included a gym operating, some pubs open and house parties. More than 360 breaches were recorded and over 100 tickets issued. […]

1 year ago
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