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Ribbleton

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

Police call off search for missing Preston girl aged 10

Carly Rose was last seen on Friday night Carly Rose was last seen on Friday night A search is underway for a 10-year-old girl who has gone missing from Deepdale. Update: Carly was found safe and well during […]

1 day ago
Ribbleton man wanted for breaching restraining order

Jason Batchelor Jason Batchelor A man is being hunted by police on suspicion of breaching a restraining order. Jason Batchelor, of Hawthorn Road, Ribbleton, is said to have broken the rules of […]

2 days ago
Flooding shuts lane on M6 northbound at Preston

Highways officers working to clear the water in the fourth lane near Junction 30 Pic: Highways England Highways officers working to clear the water in the fourth lane near Junction 30 Pic: Highways England Preston commuters have endured a frustrating and soggy morning on the M6 as […]

4 days ago
New homes planned for Ribbleton Hospital site

Half-way there in demolishing part of the hospital Pic: Anthony Douglas John McAiney The Ribbleton Hospital site before demolition Pic: Google Plans have been submitted for 139 new homes on the site of Ribbleton Hospital. Homes England bought the site earlier this year […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man sought after Deepdale machete threats

Michael Cooper Police have issued an appeal to find Michael Cooper, 29, who is wanted on suspicion of aggravated burglary and affray. He is wanted in connection with two incidents […]

6 days ago
Calls for new publicly-owned Preston bus company to restore routes

The number 14 service is one that could disappear Pic: Ian Robinson The number 14 service now runs to a shortened route Pic: Ian Robinson One of the city’s youngest councillor wants to see a publicly-funded bus company set up to save […]

6 days ago
Masked gang hunted after Audi driver attacked in New Hall Lane

The attack took place between Derby Square and New Hall Lane Pic: Google The attack took place between Derby Square and New Hall Lane Pic: Google Six men wearing masks left a man with serious injuries to his hands and face following disorder […]

2 weeks ago
Car fire shuts lane on M6 at Preston

The car on fire on the hard shoulder Pic: Andrew Hodgson The car on fire on the hard shoulder Pic: Andrew Hodgson Firefighters have been called to a car on fire on the M6. The incident took place just where the […]

2 weeks ago
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