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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

Gritty memories of growing up in Preston penned by local poet

Darren Hobson Preston-born poet Darren Hobson has published new work that shares his memories of growing up in and around the town during the 1970s and beyond. Locations in Avenham, Penwortham and […]

1 year ago
Broughton, New Longton and Longridge residents fined for flouting Covid rules at tanning salon

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Three women from Preston have been issued with fines after being found inside an illegally operating tanning salon. They were three of seven people handed fixed penalty notices for being […]

1 year ago
Lostock Hall woman to head up the disability charity that helped her daughter

Rainbow Hub, a Mawdesley based charity supporting children and young people with physical and neurological disabilities, has announced their new Chief Executive. Lyndsay Fahey, from Lostock Hall, Preston, will be […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble infection rates continue in right direction as update given on new Covid variant and vaccination progress

Sun goes down at the Bullnose Pic: cockerhoop Preston and South Ribble’s Covid-19 infection rates are continuing to head in the right direction. New cases recorded for Thursday (4 February) showed Preston had seen 73 new cases. South […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plea for Preston residents to get tested after new coronavirus mutation found in Lancashire

A sign at former community coronavirus testing centre in Preston Pic: Donna Clifford Residents in West Lancashire and Preston are being urged to get a Covid test if they’re feeling unwell, after cases of the new mutation have come to light in Lancashire. […]

1 year ago
NHS confirms Covid jab now offered at every eligible care home in Preston and Lancashire

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay In a major milestone for the NHS vaccination programme, nurses, GPs and other NHS staff have now offered the life-saving jab to every eligible care home with older residents in […]

1 year ago
South Ribble Borough Council plan to freeze council tax for this year

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig South Ribble Borough Council has opened a consultation on the budget proposals for the new financial year starting in April 2021. The council wants residents to have their say on […]

1 year ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates continue to fall as nation told ‘we are past this Covid peak’

Preston's Market Hall all lit up Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus infection rates in Preston and South Ribble are continuing to show falls as the chief medical officer for England said the UK was ‘past the peak’ in cases […]

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