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 coronavirus infection rates tumble as Christmas restrictions rumours surface

Dawn breaking over Preston on Thursday 18 November Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has tumbled out of the top 50 places for high coronavirus infection rates for the first time in months. The city saw 76 new cases confirmed for Wednesday (18 […]

10 months ago
Preston’s sees low Covid-19 cases daily increase but infection rate remains high as new ‘tier levels’ decision expected next week

Covid signs and road blocks at the top end of Chapel Street off Fishergate Pic: Blog Preston Preston has seen one of its lowest daily increases in coronavirus cases. Latest figures show the city recorded 45 new positive cases on Tuesday (17 November) – one of the […]

10 months ago
St Matthew’s area of Preston sees a doubling of coronavirus cases in space of a week

Latest coronavirus cases map for Preston and South Ribble. Latest coronavirus data shows that St Matthew’s has seen a 127 per cent rise in Covid cases in the last week (4-11 November). Other areas in Preston and South Ribble […]

10 months ago
Latest coronavirus cases for Preston and South Ribble as PHE make major data change

Walking through Preston city centre with face masks on Pic: Paul Melling Latest coronavirus cases have been released for Preston and South Ribble. Public Health England has announced a major update to how they record positive Covid-19 tests. The new method, implemented […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Leyland resident fundraising for potentially life-saving cancer treatment

Leyland-based Kim Eccles and her partner are in the midst of raising funds for potentially life-saving treatment for Kim. In August 2020, Kim was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare tissue […]

10 months ago
Protest close to police headquarters at Hutton passes with ‘minimal disruption’

The entrance to the Lancashire Police headquarters at Hutton off the A59 Pic: Google Lancashire Police issued a warning about a protest which was set to happen close to Hutton today (Monday, 16 November). The protest, understood to be an anti-lockdown protest, did not […]

10 months ago
South Ribble MP is self-isolating after being contacted by NHS Test and Trace

Katherine Fletcher, MP for South Ribble, has been contacted by NHS Test and Trace following a work meeting in 10 Downing Street with the Prime Minister Boris Johnson last week. […]

10 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases for second weekend of lockdown 2

A quiet Preston city centre during lockdown 2 Pic: Tony Worrall As Preston prepares to enter its second full week of the national lockdown here’s a look at the number of new Covid-19 cases. The city’s coronavirus infection rate has remained […]

10 months ago
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