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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

Public health chief says new coronavirus variant is likely to already be in Lancashire

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner It is believed that the new coronavirus strain is already in Lancashire. The new variant has meant that much of London and the South East have been placed in tier-4. […]

12 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as concern grows around those who left tier-4 areas

A calm view across Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall The latest coronavirus cases and infection rates for Preston and South Ribble have been released. Preston’s new Covid-19 cases for Monday (21 December) were at 33. South Ribble recorded 41 […]

12 months ago
Wetland habitats form part of new Preston and South Ribble flood defences plan

The Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme proposes to better protect around 4,800 residential properties as well as over 300 businesses from direct flooding from the River Ribble […]

12 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest Covid cases, how infection rates are trending and latest on new coronavirus mutation

A damp Fishergate in Preston city centre during Saturday (19 December) Pic: Tony Worrall These were the latest confirmed coronavirus cases over the weekend as we also take a look at the trend with the Covid-19 infection rates for Preston and South Ribble. During […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 14 December

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 14 December. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Application for […]

12 months ago
St Catherine’s Hospice receives much-needed ¬£75k from Covid support fund

St Catherine’s Hospice has been granted ¬£75,000 from the Wolfson Foundation Covid-19 Support Fund. The money will help St Cath’s continue its important work at the Lostock Hall hospice, in […]

12 months ago
Christmas restrictions for Preston and Lancashire will only allow Christmas Day indoor meet-up

Boris Johnson during a press conference on Saturday (19 December) Pic: No10DowningStreet Christmas coronavirus restrictions have been tightened, the government confirmed. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said due to the rising Covid-19 infection rate in England and a new mutation of coronavirus which […]

12 months ago
Christmas restrictions set to change as Prime Minister to lead press conference

Boris Johnson gave his latest press conference to the country Christmas restrictions are expected to be tightened as the government debates how to halt rising coronavirus infection rates. A tier-4 set of restrictions is understood to be introduced for London […]

12 months ago
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