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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

Number of weekly Covid cases for each area of Preston and South Ribble up to 3 February

Latest coronavirus case map. Most areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a drop in coronavirus cases over the last week. However, some areas have remained the same or increased. Areas such as […]

1 year ago
South Ribble Borough Council end deal with Serco to bring leisure centres back in-house

South Ribble Borough Council will be taking on the management and running of the South Ribble leisure centres from 1 April 2021. This includes the Tennis Centre and leisure centres […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates continue to fall as booster vaccine shots may be needed to defend against South African Covid variant

Preston's skyline as viewed from Oram Road Pic: Mick Gardner Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to fall – although the city now has the highest rate in Lancashire. New cases confirmed for Preston on Monday (8 […]

1 year ago
Leyland Trucks apprenticeship scheme open for applications

Local manufacturer Leyland Trucks has opened recruitment for its apprenticeship scheme, planning to take on a minimum of 17 apprentices to strengthen its team. The company, based at Croston Road […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement How Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates changed during January and vaccine passports ‘won’t be issued’ say government

The third lockdown in England saw empty streets in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The full picture of how coronavirus infection rates have changed during January can now be seen. We track the infection rates daily, based on the Public Health England dashboard, and […]

1 year ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning January 25

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 14 December. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Application for […]

1 year ago
South Ribble Borough Council to fund e-learning devices for home-schooled children

South Ribble Borough Council is set to spend £20,000 on e-learning tablets for disadvantaged children being home-schooled due to Covid-19. Local families have faced pressure as a result of enforced […]

1 year ago
Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates as debate continues over route out of lockdown

Social distancing signs in Preston city centre Pic: cockerhoop As latest coronavirus infection rates continue to fall across Lancashire scientists have urged the government not to lift lockdown restrictions too quickly. Preston’s new Covid-19 cases for Friday (5 February) […]

1 year ago
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