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Ribbleton

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

New Deepdale cycle route delayed by trams looks set to go ahead

Remains of the former Longridge line can be found throughout the East of the city Remains of the former Longridge line can be found throughout the East of the city Councillors are being urged to create a new cycle route and pathway on a derelict […]

3 days ago
Bike taken from outside Polish restaurant in Ribbleton

The man makes off with the bike The man makes off with the bike A chef is appealing for the return of his bike. Iggy Piorek had parked up outside a Polish restaurant on Thursday (14 June). […]

6 days ago
Man treated after being attacked with a substance in Ribbleton

Emergency services presence in Ribbleton Avenue Pic: Stephen Melling Emergency services presence in Ribbleton Avenue Pic: Stephen Melling A man has been treated after being targeted in a suspected ‘acid attack’. Preston Police were called to Ribbleton Avenue, near […]

1 week ago
See the moment a Second World War shell was blown up in Preston

Aerial view of the shell about to be exploded Aerial view of the shell about to be exploded The moment a Second World War shell was safely blown up in Preston has been captured on video. Lancashire Fire and […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement United Utilities work at Fulwood junction causing long delays

The hole being dug in Watling Street Road Pic: Christopher Smith The hole being dug in Watling Street Road Pic: Christopher Smith Fulwood commuters are being told to expect long delays due to emergency roadworks. United Utilities is digging up a […]

2 weeks ago
Bomb squad called to Preston after unexploded World War II bomb found

A police officer stands guard on the Guild Wheel Pic: Stephen Melling A police community support officer stands guard on the Guild Wheel Pic: Stephen Melling A controlled explosion has been carried out after an unexploded bomb was found in Preston. Preston […]

2 weeks ago
Pictures released after attempted robbery at Preston betting shop

The man is tackled by a staff member The man is tackled by a staff member Police are appealing for information after an attempted robbery at a betting shop in Ribbleton. The incident on Friday (1 June) saw […]

3 weeks ago
New children’s play area is finished in Grange Park

How part of the new Grange Park play area looks How part of the new Grange Park play area looks An upgraded play area for children has been opened at a park in Ribbleton. Grange Park, off Glenview Close, has […]

3 weeks ago
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