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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 Lancashire will remain in tier-3 restrictions

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner It has been announced that Lancashire will be staying in the tier-3 restrictions. This is after a rise in coronavirus cases across many places in Lancashire. The seven-day average per […]

12 months ago
South Ribble Borough Council give the green light for 520 homes to be built in Farington Moss

South Ribble Borough Council has given the go-ahead for national partnership housebuilder ‘Keepmoat Homes’ to build 520 homes. The homes will be located in Farington Moss, off Croston Road and […]

12 months ago
A ‘smaller Christmas’ urged as Preston coronavirus rate rises but South Ribble falls

Christmas lights in Friargate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases were confirmed during a day of the government’s Christmas restrictions unravelling in confusion. The city, and Lancashire, will also wait another 24-hours for a decision about […]

12 months ago
Mask wearing staff at Preston and Chorley hospitals encouraged to wear photo-ID badges to put patients at ease

Mask-wearing staff at​ hospitals in Preston and Chorley are being encouraged to wear photo-ID badges. This is to help staff form strong bonds with their patients, so patients can see what […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man charged with burglaries across Penwortham

Earlier in the month, Preston Police were made aware of a number of burglaries in the Penwortham area. Police carried out a proactive police operation involving a number of specialist […]

12 months ago
Preston and Lancashire set to remain in tier-3 restrictions as coronavirus infection rates continue to rise

Looking down a festive Fishergate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus figures have been confirmed for Preston and South Ribble as the city and county awaits the tiers review decision from the government. Preston City Council’s leader say it’s […]

12 months ago
Map shows mixed view for latest coronavirus figures in Preston and South Ribble

Latest coronavirus case figures map for Preston and South Ribble Around half of local areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a decrease in coronavirus cases from 3 December to 9 December, while the other half recorded increases. Plungington […]

12 months ago
Eric Wright Group fulfil pledge to support Rosemere Cancer Centre’s 2020 Walk in the Dark

Preston-based Eric Wright Group honoured their pledge to support Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s 2020 Walk in the Dark. The annual 11-mile night time trek had to be cancelled as a big […]

12 months ago
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