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 increase as government confirms ‘new Covid strain’ found

Waiting for a takeaway coffee in tier-3 Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has seen another week-on-week rise in its coronavirus infection rate in the latest figures. The city and the rest of Lancashire awaits to see whether there will be any […]

12 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s weekend coronavirus cases, how the infection rates are looking and ‘third wave’ warning due to Christmas

A rainy Sunday in Preston Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus cases have been confirmed for the weekend. The city saw 75 new cases on Saturday (12 December), one of the highest daily totals in recent […]

12 months ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 7 December

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 7 December. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Single storey […]

12 months ago
Vehicles seized during South Ribble motoring crime crackdown

The police operation in action Pic: South Ribble Police Police have disrupted car cruisers causing anti-social behaviour on South Ribble’s roads. Officers were out into the early hours of Saturday (12 December) morning. After complaints by local residents across […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston coronavirus infection rate sees second day of week-on-week rise as government cuts days needed to self-isolate

The Harris and the Flag Market in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has seen a second day of a week-on-week rise in the coronavirus infection rate. The latest daily figures for Friday (11 December) show there were 27 new Covid-19 cases. […]

12 months ago
Mass coronavirus testing to begin in Lancashire from next week

The coronavirus testing site at Preston Markets Pic: Tony Worrall Mass coronavirus testing is to begin across Lancashire during next week after successful pilot projects. Lateral flow testing, means those who are asymptomatic can be tested with the test kits […]

12 months ago
Drugs seized after a number of dawn raids across Preston

Eight people have been charged in connection with a major Lancashire Constabulary investigation into drug supply in the county. Op Collier saw police carry out a number of dawn raids […]

12 months ago
Preston sees coronavirus infection rate rise as government gives hint on ‘mass vaccinations’ plan

Shoppers out in Preston city centre under the Christmas lights Pic: Paul Melling Preston has seen the coronavirus infection rate increase after solid weeks of a downward trend. New coronavirus cases of 52 were recorded in the city during Thursday (10 December). South […]

12 months ago
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