South Ribble News

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

More than 500 Covid related incidents recorded by police in Lancashire over the weekend

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Lancashire police had one of their busiest weekends in terms of Covid related incidents in the weekend just gone. 517 incidents were recorded by officers, 181 fines were issued to […]

1 year ago
Selfie takers on the tracks force Preston bound train into emergency stop

More than 800 services will run on Saturday - but this is around a third of the normal trains Pic: AeroPixels A train had to apply its emergency braking at Hoghton level crossing on Sunday (31 January). The train had to stop near Preston when a a group of six people […]

1 year ago
Planning application submitted for phase one of Preston and South Ribble’s ‘Flood Risk Management Scheme’

Flooded River Ribble near London Road Pic: @vladivir A planning application has been submitted for the first phase of the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. The Environment Agency has worked alongside Lancashire County Council, Preston […]

1 year ago
How Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rate has changed in final week of January, new weekend Covid cases and lockdown will only be ‘eased slowly’

The boarded up Black Horse Pub in Preston city centre during a quiet day in lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s Covid-19 infecton rates have begun falling in the past week, but still remain above or where they were during the second lockdown in November. New cases […]

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

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 25 January. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Application to […]

1 year ago
Preston and Lancashire snow and ice warning scaled back by Met Office in updated weather forecast

A wintry walkway in Haslam Park in the past week Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire is being warned to brace for a freezing start to February. The Met Office has updated its warning for snow and ice. From midnight on Tuesday (2 […]

1 year ago
Fylde remains a Covid hotspot as Preston and Lancashire infection rate falls and police get new powers and house party fines rise from tonight

A nearly empty Flag Market in Preston city centre during lockdown 3 Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus infection rates show Fylde is still in England’s hotspot areas and Preston and the rest of Lancashire is continuing on a downward trend. Confirmed cases for Friday (29 […]

1 year ago
Lancashire’s top health experts urging Prestonians to get a Covid-19 test even if they do not have ‘classic symptoms’

A sign at former community coronavirus testing centre in Preston Pic: Donna Clifford Preston residents are being urged by Lancashire’s top health experts to get a Covid-19 test if they are concerned about their health, even if they aren’t showing the classic symptoms. […]

1 year ago
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