South Ribble

South Ribble

South Ribble is a non-metropolitan district and borough of LancashireEngland. Its council is based in Leyland. The population, at the 2011 Census, was 109,057. In May 2007, the council was officially declared "Excellent" by the Audit Commission, of the best five district councils in the country. The council is the only district council not to be part of the District Councils' Network.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, from Leyland and Walton-le-Dale urban districts, along with part of Preston Rural District.

In February 2017 the district was named as the 'UK's best place to live for people in their twenties on Channel 4's programme of the same name.