|Borough of South Ribble|
Shown within non-metropolitan Lancashire
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Region||North West England|
|• Type||South Ribble Borough Council|
|• Leadership:||Leader & Cabinet|
|• MPs:||Nigel Evans, Seema Kennedy|
|• Total||43.6 sq mi (113.0 km2)|
|Population (mid-2014 est.)|
|• Rank||Ranked 214th|
|• Density||2,500/sq mi (970/km2)|
|Time zone||Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)|
|• Summer (DST)||British Summer Time (UTC+1)|
|ONS code||30UN (ONS)
South Ribble is a non-metropolitan district and borough of Lancashire, England. Its council is based in Leyland. The population of the Non Metropolitan District at the 2011 Census was 109,057. In May 2007, the council was officially declared "Excellent" by the Audit Commission, gaining its place among the best five district councils in the country. It is the only non-metropolitan district not to be a member of the District Councils' Network.
On 4 October 2007, a team from South Ribble won the LGC Challenge, defeating over 40 other authorities, including larger metropolitan and unitary councils.
South Ribble Borough Council is working in partnership with Chorley Borough Council (a neighbouring authority) on Finance, Procurement, Audit and other centralised functions.
Other notable population areas within South Ribble are Penwortham, Longton, Hutton (headquarters of the Lancashire Police), Walton-le-Dale, Bamber Bridge, Lostock Hall, a significant part of Buckshaw Village and Moss Side.
- "Non-Metropolitan District population 2011". Retrieved 17 January 2016.
- "South Ribble". BBC News. Retrieved 2007-05-17.
The mayor of south ribble for 2012/13 is councillor Colin Clark