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Ribbleton

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

This is Charles and he’s stuck in RSPCA Preston

This is Charles. He needs a home. This is Charles. He needs a home. A Mastiff who is ‘full of character’ needs a home in Preston. Charles is two-years-old and has been struggling in kennels. RSPCA Preston […]

2 weeks ago
Cost of dying and council tax to rise in Preston

Preston Cemetery is to see fees rise across the board by an inflation-busting 11% Pic: Stephen Geraghty Preston Cemetery is to see fees rise across the board by an inflation-busting 11% Pic: Stephen Geraghty The cost of burying the dead in Preston is to rise from April, […]

2 weeks ago
Thieves targeting takeaway delivery men for food

Wilmot Road in Ribbleton Police are appealing for information after two takeaway delivery drivers were robbed in Preston on Sunday, January 29. The first incident occurred at around 1am when a […]

3 weeks ago
Preston school playground cordoned off as unexplained object appears

The police taped scene in the Ribbleton school playground A school in Ribbleton has seen part of its playground cordoned off after a mysterious object appeared. Preston Police were called to Ribbleton Avenue Junior School in Emerson Road on […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month 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 months ago
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