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

Arson investigation after fire at pub in Deepdale

The former Old England pub now stands abandoned Pic: Google An arson investigation has been launched following a fire at an abandoned pub on the Deepdale and Ribbleton border. Four fire engines were called to the former Old England Pub pub on the […]

4 days ago
Fulwood and West View leisure centres have a new owner

A swimming pool operated by GLL in one of their Better Leisure Services centres in Workington Swimmers and gym-goers using Preston’s two leisure centres will see them under new ownership from April. Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) is to have a 125-year lease to take on the […]

5 days ago
Post Office window smashed in Ribbleton raid

The SPAR and Post Office in Watling Street Road Pic: Google Two men are being hunted after a break-in at a Post Office and convenience store in Preston. Preston Police sealed off the building in Watling Street Road, Brookfield, after the incident […]

6 days ago
Ian Allen missing: Preston man last seen in Tesco Express

Ian Allen was last seen in Ribbleton Police are appealing to trace a Preston man who went missing from home on Christmas Day. Update: Police say Mr Allen was found safe and well on Tuesday (3 January) […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Huge cannabis farm uncovered in Callon estate

Cannabis plants in the house in Callon Nearly 100 cannabis plants have been recovered from a house in Callon. Preston Police raided the two-storey house to find the entire property had been turned over to drugs production. […]

3 weeks ago
Negotiations continue on sale of Fulwood and West View leisure centres

Fulwood Leisure Centre is likely to transfer out of council ownership The sale of Preston’s leisure centres has moved a step closer. Preston City Council is preparing to offload Fulwood Leisure Centre and West View Leisure Centre during the course of […]

3 weeks ago
Arson investigation at former Perry’s site in Blackpool Road

Perry's motor village stands in Blackpool Road Pic: Google Firefighters brought a suspicious fire under control during the early hours of Boxing Day at a former car showroom in Preston. The fire, understood to have started on the roof, […]

3 weeks ago
New affordable homes being built near Morrisons

In the mist, is Morrisons Pic: Andy Spearitt Work has started on building more than 30 homes near the Morrisons supermarket in Blackpool Road. Land off Thorn Street in Ribbleton has seen piling equipment arrive to lay the […]

1 month ago
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