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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

Majority of secondary school pupils in Preston and Lancashire to be kept off for additional fortnight

Sign on the gates of a school in Ashton-on-Ribble during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Secondary schools in Preston and Lancashire will stay shut for the majority of pupils for an additional fortnight after the Christmas holidays. The government has announced the staggered return to […]

1 year ago
These are the full tier-4 restrictions for Preston and Lancashire

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner It has been announced today that Preston and Lancashire will be going into tier-4 tonight. The new restrictions will be in place from Thursday 31 December at one minute past […]

1 year ago
Preston and Lancashire move into tier-4 coronavirus restrictions

Preston's Fishergate on Bank Holiday Monday Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire will move into tier-4 coronavirus restrictions. Health secretary Matt Hancock announced the upgrading of the measures for the county during a statement to the House of Commons […]

1 year ago
Snowy weather warning for Preston and Lancashire as cold snap continues into the New Year

Haslam Park in the snow A yellow weather warning has been issued for Wednesday and Thursday. The Met Office warning is in place from 6pm on Wednesday 30 December to 2pm on Thursday 31 December. […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble latest infection rates as schools reopening row continues, a ‘tier-5’ considered and UK cases surge

Preston's skyline as viewed from the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus cases have been confirmed for the Bank Holiday Monday and Tuesday. The city recorded 18 new cases for Monday (28 December). South Ribble saw 15 […]

1 year ago
Covid-19 vaccine marshals needed to help in Preston and South Ribble

The back of a Covid marshal's jacket The Lancashire Volunteer Partnership has reached out to residents of Preston and South Ribble to sign up for a new volunteer opportunity. In 2021, Lancashire and South Cumbria will be […]

1 year ago
More snow and ice warnings issued for Preston and Lancashire this week

Snowy scene on the Lancaster Canal at Preston Pic: Tony Worrall A yellow weather warning is in force for first icy conditions and then snow during this week. The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for North West England. […]

1 year ago
Area-by-area Preston and South Ribble coronavirus cases for the week before Christmas

Latest coronavirus case map. Some areas have seen a drop in coronavirus cases in the week leading up to Christmas. Areas such as Ingol, St Matthew’s and Walton-le-Dale have reported less cases compared to […]

1 year ago
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