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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

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 […]

12 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 […]

12 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 […]

12 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 […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Snow and ice warning for Preston and Lancashire issued from Sunday evening

A snowy and cold Preston Docks, will it see a sprinkling of festive snow? Pic: Tony Worrall As Storm Bella continues to build there’s a furtner weather warning issued for Preston and Lancashire. The Met Office have warned of snow and ice from 6pm on Sunday (27 […]

12 months ago
The Preston mum campaigning to ensure indoor yoga can go ahead under Tier-3 restrictions

Many people are supporting ‘peaceful warrior’ Madeline Diaz, a mum and owner of three top Lancashire yoga studios from Preston, who has launched a petition to get the Government to […]

12 months ago
Former Shampan restaurant in Penwortham set to be demolished for new development

The site of former Penwortham curry house The Shampan is set to house three new retail units and a hot food takeaway. The popular restaurant in Pope Lane closed its […]

12 months ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates for Christmas Eve

Looking up Friargate towards the Harris on Christmas Eve in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Coronavirus doesn’t stop for the Christmas period and the Covid-19 infection rate is continuing to rise in the city. Confirmed Covid-19 cases for Preston were 118 new cases for Thursday […]

12 months ago
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