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Ribbleton

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

Recycling Lives wants its recycling park to operate for longer

The fragmentiser in action The fragmentation machine at Recycling Lives A recycling plant has applied to be able to operate earlier in the morning and later into the evening. Recycling Lives wants to extend […]

14 hours ago
Armed police activity in Ribbleton

Police vehicles on the scene in Brookfield Police vehicles on the scene in Brookfield Armed police were deployed in Ribbleton as a man threatened to harm himself. Pictures sent to Blog Preston show eight police vehicles in attendance […]

1 week ago
Truck fire shuts road in Ribbleton

Fire crews on the scene in Ribbleton Pic: Graham Robinson Fire crews on the scene in Ribbleton Firefighters remain on the scene in Ribbleton after a fire involving a truck. Residents near Belmont Avenue, off Ribbleton Avenue, reported hearing three […]

2 weeks ago
Woman tells of ‘humiliation’ on Stagecoach bus service in Preston

A Stagecoach bus service at the Bus Station Pic: Ian Simpson A Preston woman has told of how she had to scrub the floor of a bus on her hands […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police hunt for man in connection with Preston assault

Shane Beevers Shane Beevers Police have appealing to trace a 26-year-old man wanted in connection with threats made to a woman in the city. Shane Beevers has links to Deepdale, Ribbleton and […]

3 weeks ago
Car and van badly damaged in fire in Ribbleton

Firefighters put out the flames in both vehicles Pic: Graham Robinson Firefighters put out the flames in both vehicles Pic: Graham Robinson A mechanic saw his day’s work go up in flames in Ribbleton during Tuesday lunchtime. Lancashire Fire and Rescue […]

3 weeks ago
Police target five ‘pop-up brothels’ across Preston

Inside the brothel where the women were forced to work Inside a brothel in Deepdale where two 18-year-old girls were forced to work Police have visited five properties in the city suspected of housing ‘pop-up brothels’. It comes as a […]

3 weeks ago
Man ‘pinned to the ground and stabbed in the head’ in serious assault

Post Office on Meadow Street Police are appealing for information after a man was pinned to the ground and stabbed in the head. The incident happened around 1am on Monday […]

4 weeks ago
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