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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 South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates increase rapidly as lockdown 3 begins

Preston skyline with a sprinkling of snow and ice Pic: Mick Gardner Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates have begun to rise again as we enter a third national lockdown. New confirmed cases for the city for Monday (4 January) showed […]

1 year ago
All schools in Preston and Lancashire to close until mid-February as third national lockdown begins in England

Boris Johnson addressing the national during Monday (4 January) evening Pic: YouTube/DowningStreet All schools are to be closed until February half-term as England enters a third national lockdown. Preston and Lancashire will move from tier-4 restrictions into the new national lockdown measures. […]

1 year ago
Local favourites celebrate as Penwortham business award winners revealed

Lime Bar in Penwortham Pic: Andrew Livesey The results of the inaugural Best of Penwortham Awards have been revealed. The awards saw 75 Penwortham businesses competing in ten categories, with members of the public casting more than […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble charities offered free help from local industry network

Darryl Cooke, founder of the gunnercooke foundation Preston and South Ribble charities are being offered free support to develop and thrive despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Law firm gunnercooke is reaching out to charities through its charity arm, the […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble daily cases back above 100, primary school reopening chaos and third national lockdown called for

Avenham Park looking magical in the snow Pic: @bookofpilx Preston’s daily coronavirus cases recorded their largest daily increase in weeks as a number of primary schools in the city decided to defy government advice and stay closed. New coronavirus […]

1 year ago
Lancashire County Council issue statement about primary school reopenings

A book exchange at a primary school in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Primary schools across Preston and South Ribble should return as planned on Monday (4 January) says Lancashire’s director of public health. Amid growing calls from teaching unions for primary school […]

1 year ago
Preston Pirates BMX star wins Young Achiever sports award

Leon Parker-Livesey became British Champion in 2019 Pic: Simon Parker A Preston Pirates BMX star has won the Young Achievers – Under 21 category at the GLL Preston Sports Awards. Leon Parker-Livesey, who turns 16 this month, beat off competitors […]

1 year ago
Barclays in Leyland town centre to close ‘in first three months of 2021’

Barclays in Leyland town centre Barclays is set to close 63 of its branches in the first three months of 2021. One of the branches being closed is the bank in Leyland in Balfour St […]

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