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

New Muslim grave plots to be added to Preston Cemetery

Preston Cemetery in Ribbleton Pic: Stephen Geraghty Preston Cemetery looks set to get more space for the city to bury its loved ones. A report to Preston City Council’s cabinet identified the city is beginning to run […]

26 mins ago
RSPCA Preston to host a summer fair

Entrance to the reopened RSPCA in Preston Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s reopened RSPCA centre is hosting a summer fair. A whole day of stalls, fun dog shows, food and drink is planned at Slack Cottage. The branch of the Preston […]

4 days ago
Ribbleton church appeals for fly-tippers to collect dumped toilet

The toilet in its resting place Pic: David Thorp A bed of bluebells at a Preston church has been ruined by fly-tippers. Church wardens found a toilet had been dumped in the grounds of St Mary Magdalene church in […]

5 days ago
Travellers have set up camp on Ribbleton Park

Travellers have set up camp in Ribbleton Park as Preston basks in the sunshine. Caravans and cars were seen parking up on the park in Blackpool Road at around 5pm […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Murderer from Ribbleton who went on the run is arrested

Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham A convicted murderer who went on the run has been found. Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham on Wednesday 24 April. The 27-year-old, originally from Ribbleton, was jailed in April […]

1 week ago
Murderer from Ribbleton goes on the run from prison

Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham A man jailed to life in prison has absconded. Thomas Parkinson was jailed in April 2007 for murder but has not been seen since Wednesday 24 April. Parkinson, formerly of […]

3 weeks ago
Educational centre plans for former Old England pub in Ribbleton Lane

The former Old England pub Pic: Tony Worrall A former pub which has become a target for arsonists look set to be brought back into use. Plans have been lodged to convert what was The Old England pub […]

3 weeks ago
Recycling Lives pick up another prestigious business award for helping ex-offenders find work

Some of the Recycling Lives team A Preston social enterprise has scooped its fourth Queen’s Award. Recycling Lives, which uses its commercial operations to support social good, won the prize for promoting opportunity for social mobility. […]

4 weeks ago
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