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 cases for Saturday 2 January as pressure grows for primary school re-opening delay

Sunrise over snowy rooftops in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus confirmed cases showed the latest numbers for Preston and South Ribble. Preston recorded 62 new cases on Saturday (2 January). South Ribble saw the same number of new […]

1 year ago
Help Pax the Panda get back to Penwortham in new fitness initiative

A new fundraising initiative is launching in Penwortham for the New Year. Penwortham Run Fest is aiming to raise money and also help people get fit and healthy by going […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates and cases for New Year’s Day as NHS at ‘breaking point’ in many places

Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases and infection rates have been confirmed as 2021 begins. Cases for New Year’s Eve (31 December 2020) were 48 new Covid-19 cases in […]

1 year ago
How St Catherineā€™s Hospice is supporting Preston care homes this winter

Elderly people are benefitting from an innovative project led by St Catherineā€™s Hospice this winter. The Lostock Hall charity offers specialist training and education to healthcare professionals, and has launched […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement South Ribble Borough Council leader reacts to tier-4 restrictions decision

Leader of South Ribble Borough Council Paul Foster South Ribble Borough Council has told residents that they are there to support anyone who needs help under new tier-4 restrctions. The announcement was made yesterday, seeing South Ribble and […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus rates continue to fall on eve of tier-4 restrictions as New Year’s Eve mixing warning given

A calming scene at the Bullnose in recent days Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates have been confirmed on the eve of the city, and county, going into tier-4 restrictions. New cases for Wednesday (30 December) showed […]

1 year ago
What can and canā€™t open in Preston and Lancashire under tier-4 restrictions

Preston Market Hall can continue to operate under tier-4 restrictions Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire will be moving into tier-4 at 00.01am on Thursday (31 December). But what exactly can open under the strictest tier? We have compiled a list of cans […]

1 year ago
How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

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