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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’s coronavirus infection rate continues to rise, South Ribble’s falls and government mulls tier-4 and post-Christmas lockdown

A Christmas scene in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to climb as the government is considering a new tier level of restrictions. New confirmed cases for the city on Friday (18 December) were […]

1 year ago
Bamber Bridge firm hope to raise £30k to donate to food banks this winter

During these unprecedented times, many families and individuals are struggling to cope. Coronavirus struck almost a year ago, yet many shops are still closed, infection rates are still too high, […]

1 year ago
Fallen tree on A59 causes junction closure on M6 southbound at Junction 31

Due to an ongoing incident there is a road closure in place from the M6 Junction 31 slip road to Cuerdale Lane, Samlesbury. The A59 eastbound for Blackburn and Clitheroe […]

1 year ago
BAE Systems recruiting for 341 new roles across Warton, Samlesbury and Preston

Two BAE Systems apprentices working in Samlesbury BAE Systems are looking to recruit up to 341 new apprentices and graduates in Lancashire during 2021. Their bases in Warton and Samlesbury have multiple opportunities for people wanting to […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates on day of no tiers change

Sunrise over Preston rooftops Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed as we learned Lancashire will remain in tier-3 restrictions for at least another two weeks. New Covid-19 confirmed cases for […]

1 year ago
Full tier-3 and Christmas restrictions for Preston and Lancashire

Christmas lights in Friargate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall It has been announced today (Thursday 17 December) that all of Lancashire will remain in tier-3. This is after a rise in coronavirus cases across many places in the area. This means […]

1 year ago
‘Devastating for the region’ says South Ribble Borough Council leader over tiers decision

Leader of South Ribble Borough Council Paul Foster It has been announced that Preston and South Ribble are to remain in tier-3 restrictions. However, many are disappointed at the announcement that Lancashire will not be moving down tiers. […]

1 year ago
Car and motorbike involved in crash in Walton-le-Dale

Police were called to a collision in Chorley Road, Walton-le-Dale yesterday evening (Wednesday 16 December). The crash happened at approximately 5.11pm. Read more: Preston man charged with burglaries across Penwortham […]

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