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

M6 gridlocked at Preston as Good Friday getaway begins

Traffic cameras show the M6 queues at Junction 29 Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras Holidaymakers are hitting the M6 during Good Friday and police say it’s the busiest they’ve seen it. Assistant Chief Constable Terry Woods of Lancashire Police took to Twitter to say […]

4 hours ago
Police uncover weapons during Ribbleton drugs raids

The imitation gun found in the raids Pic: Preston Police Raids in Moor Nook saw weapons uncovered by police. Preston Police sent armed officers into the two addresses and uncovered a cache of weapons including an imitation firearm. It was […]

3 days ago
Rosie Darbyshire murder accused will not enter pleas till May

Rosie Darbyshire The man accused of murdering Preston mum Rosie Darbyshire will not enter any plea until May. Benjamin Topping, 25, was due to appear at Preston Crown Court tomorrow (Friday) to […]

1 week ago
Police put stop and search order in Ribbleton because of 15-person fight

Entrance to Grizedale Crescent where the incident started Pic: Google Police were deployed to Ribbleton during Tuesday evening after a fight involving 15 people. A Section 60 order was used again by police to put a stop and search zone […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Public warned not to approach man wanted for New Hall Lane burglary

Frankie Dwyer is wanted by police A man is wanted after an armed gang broke into a flat off New Hall Lane. Update: Police say Frankie Dwyer has now been arrested during Thursday (11 April) evening […]

1 week ago
Car on its side shut road in Ribbleton during early hours of Sunday

The scene in Longridge Road with police in attendance Pic: Tracy Bowes A driver rolled their vehicle during an early-hours crash in Ribbleton. Preston Police closed Longridge Road following the crash. A white Citreon was seen on its side around 2.30am on […]

2 weeks ago
Police appeal after Ribbleton One Stop shop was damaged

Police are trying to identify the man in the CCTV after the door of the One Stop shop in Ribbleton Avenue was damaged. At around 9.15am on Sunday March 24, […]

3 weeks ago
West View Leisure centre restores hoist for disabled swimmers

The pool at West View One of Preston’s leisure centres has put in a new hoist for disabled swimmers after being criticised on a regional news programme. ITV Granada highlighted in February how the hoist […]

3 weeks ago
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