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Ribbleton

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

Two people taken to hospital after Blackpool Road crash

Firefighters attending to a vehicle in Blackpool Road Pic: Blog Preston Firefighters attending to a vehicle in Blackpool Road Pic: Blog Preston Two people were taken to hospital after a collision in Ribbleton last night. Police closed the junction of  Ribbleton […]

2 days ago
Car and taxi in Blackpool Road crash

One of the vehicles involved in the crash at the junction with Ribbleton Lane One of the vehicles involved in the crash at the junction with Ribbleton Avenue Delays for those out for a Sunday drive were building in Blackpool Road due to a […]

3 days ago
Huge cannabis haul seized as police tackle gang-related crime

Police seized the drugs overnight A large amount of cannabis was seized by Lancashire Constabulary in Preston overnight. Police have become aware of activity thanks in part to community concerns […]

2 weeks ago
A fifth person arrested after shotgun blast in Preston

Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher A total of five people have now been arrested following a shotgun blast earlier in the week. On Tuesday […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Two men arrested in connection with shotgun blast in Preston

Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher A further two people have been arrested in connection with a ‘targeted shooting’ in the St Matthews area. A […]

3 weeks ago
Man and woman arrested as Ribbleton shotgun investigation continues

Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher A man and woman have been arrested in connection with a shotgun blast in Preston during the early hours […]

3 weeks ago
Shot fired at door of a house off Ribbleton Avenue

Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher A heavy police presence was in the St Matthews area during Tuesday (23 October) after a gunshot. A single […]

3 weeks ago
Community leader speaks out against Preston ‘hate mail’ delivered to Muslims

Councillor Nweeda Khan Councillor Nweeda Khan Preston’s councillor responsible for community cohesion has spoken out to criticise hate mail sent to Muslims in the city. Residents in Blackpool Road told the Lancashire Post […]

3 weeks ago
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