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Prince’s Trust team renovate Acorn Community House garden

Recently, BlogPreston was invited by Prince’s Trust team member, Dan Livesey, to go along to see the result of the work done by a group of young people from Preston’s Team 57 of the Prince’s Trust to the garden of the Acorn Community House, Willow Crescent in Ribbleton, Preston. The team were originally given a choice of four projects and the task of restoring the garden […]

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Preston RSPCA in plea for dog food

Preston’s only animal rescue centre, the RSPCA Preston & District Branch, is calling on all their dedicated supporters. Constantly faced with closure due to lack of funding the centre is asking for your help and donate dog food. They are currently housing many large dogs eating chappie biscuits which means they are running very low. If anyone is looking to donate some dog food, they […]

1 year ago by

Updated: Liverpool man charged with raping a teenage girl in Ribbleton

Police have charged a man with raping a 14-year-old girl in Ribbleton. Christopher Croston, 31, from Liverpool was due to appear at Preston Magistrates Court on Thursday morning charged with rape and assault by penetration. The teenager was walking home along Ribbleton Hall Drive on Monday 30 September when the incident took place. Lancashire Police said it was an isolated incident.

1 year ago by
Duane Mason will face nine years in prison

Ribbleton teenager jailed for burglary and firearms offences

A Preston teenager has been jailed for nine years for burglary and possessing a firearm. Duane Mason, 18, of Ambleside Road, Ribbleton, will face prison after smashing the windows of a ground floor flat in Yewtree Avenue, Ribbleton. He entered the premises with an imitation firearm, damaged the inside of the house before assaulting the occupiers. DC Nigel Marler, Criminal Investigation Department says: “The use […]

1 year ago by

Several new lines of enquiry as Preston Police hunt man after Ribbleton teen sex assault

Police in Preston are continuing their appeal for information following a sexual assault on a teenager. The incident took place on Monday 30 September when the 14-year-old girl was walking home in Ribbleton. She was followed along Ribbleton Avenue by a man at around 8.10pm. He tried to engage her in conversation, before pulling her down steps opposite the old health centre. Detective Inspector Warren […]

1 year ago by
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Police appeal after teenager sexually assaulted in Ribbleton

A manhunt has begun after a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Ribbleton. Police are appealong for witnesses to come forward after the girl was followed home after an evening out. Lancashire Police say at 8.10am on Monday 30 September the girl was walking along Ribbleton Avenue when a man tried to engage her in conversation. She continued to walk home but as she nearer […]

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