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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

Man taken to hospital in serious condition following Bamber Bridge crash

A man in his 20s has been seriously injured following a crash involving a van and a cyclist. Two ambulances, an air ambulance and a rapid response vehicle all attended […]

1 year ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate continues to fall but now in England’s top 10 as Prime Minister gives vaccine update

The Harris in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is now in England’s top 10, although it is continuing to fall. New cases confirmed for Wednesday (9 February) saw 34 in Preston. South Ribble recorded […]

1 year ago
Met Office issue snow warning for Preston throughout Saturday

A snowy Avenham Park Pic: @jcwildman The Met Office have put out a yellow weather warning for Preston on Saturday 13 February. They are warning of snow that could cause travel disruption due to icy stretches. […]

1 year ago
Leyland Festival cancelled for second year in a row

Leyland Festival have announced via Twitter that it will not be going ahead for a second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, they have set a […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Warning as fake Lakeland sellers target Penwortham addresses

Door-to-door salesperson knocking on door A warning has been issued after fake door-to-door sellers targeted addresses in Penwortham. South Ribble Police took to Twitter to urge the public to take care after they received reports […]

1 year ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is 11th highest in England as government unveils the hotel bill quarantining travellers will face

Sunrise over the city as the government brings in tough new quarantine rules for international travel from 33 countries Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s infection rate is just outside the top 10 highest Covid infection rates in England. Latest figures from Public Health England show while rates are continuing to fall – the […]

1 year ago
Police appeal for dashcam footage after aggravated burglaries in Chorley and South Ribble

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Police are appealing for dashcam footage after two aggravated burglaries in Chorley and Leyland. They are asking anybody with dashcam taken on Balshaw Road, Leyland, or Eaves Lane, Chorley, between […]

1 year ago
Appeal to find shotgun stolen in Eccleston

Lydiate Lane, Eccleston. Pic: Google Streetview Lancashire police are appealing for more information about a registered shotgun stolen in Eccleston. The incident occurred on Friday 5 February before 4pm at an address on Lydiate Lane/the B5250. […]

1 year ago
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