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Ribbleton

News and information about the area of Ribbleton in Preston, Lancashire. It includes the area known as Brookfield.

Bikers ride out in tribute as Karl Chester’s funeral takes place

Karl was taken by motorbike pulled hearse Bikers line the route into the crematorium Pic: Graham Robinson Dozens of bikers have turned out to pay their respects to a motorcyclist who died in a crash on the […]

2 weeks ago
Preston man jailed for burglary, assault and criminal damage

Leroy Allen is wanted by police Leroy Allen was the subject of a social media appeal by police A Preston man has been jailed for a string of offences across the city. Leroy Allen, 31, was […]

2 weeks ago
Man in hospital after falling from bridge onto the M6 at Preston

Lanes were closed on the M6 throughout Sunday evening Pic: LancsRoadPolice Lanes were closed on the M6 throughout Sunday evening Pic: LancsRoadPolice A man remains in hospital receiving treatment after falling from a motorway bridge at Preston. Preston Police shut the […]

3 weeks ago
Cost of burial and cremation to rise in Preston

Preston Cemetery in Ribbleton Pic: Stephen Geraghty Preston Cemetery in Ribbleton Pic: Stephen Geraghty The cost of dying in Preston is set to increase from April. Preston City Council has proposed an above-inflation rise on the cost […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 crash near Junction 31 halts traffic

Scene on the M6 during Friday afternoon Pic: Highways England Scene on the M6 during Friday afternoon Pic: Highways England The M6 near Preston has ground to a halt following a crash on Friday (23 March). The motorway was closed […]

1 month ago
Two takeaway drivers involved in Ribbleton crossroads crash

One of the vehicles involved in the crash Pic: LancsRoadPolice One of the vehicles involved in the crash Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police closed off a junction in Ribbleton on Sunday night following a crash. A man has been taken to hospital […]

1 month ago
Preston Cemetery grave decoration rules approved – but more ‘time to think’ urged

Preston Cemetery which borders Fishwick and Ribbleton Pic: spudfrawley Preston Cemetery which borders Fishwick and Ribbleton Pic: spudfrawley Controversial proposals to keep and enforce the rules around decorating graves in Preston Cemetery have been approved – but they face […]

1 month ago
Why you can’t drive north at M6 Junction 31a

Junction 31a on the M6 Pic: Google Junction 31a on the M6 Pic: Google “Why can’t I drive north on the M6 from Junction 31a?” It’s a question we’ve been asked by a number of Blog Preston […]

1 month ago
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