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

Group of travellers set up camp at park in Fishwick

Travellers set up camp at Ribbleton Park. A group of travellers have been spotted setting up camp at a park in Fishwick. Images of the group on Waverley Park, locally known as Ribbleton Park, were sent to […]

9 hours ago
Crash between ‘trials bike’ and Vauxhall Zafira leaves 19-year-old in hospital

Alder Road in Ribbleton Pic: Google A 19-year-old man remains in hospital with injuries after a crash between a ‘trials-type bike’ and a car. Preston Police say they were called to Alder Road in Ribbleton during […]

1 day ago
Crash near school in Ribbleton led to no injuries

Grange Avenue, Preston An incident at the weekend that saw police ask the public to avoid the area led to no injuries. Officers from Lancashire Constabulary were called to Grange Avenue in Ribbleton […]

1 day ago
Petition launched by councillor to scrap New Hall Lane bus lane

The route on New Hall Lane A councillor has urged highways bosses to ditch plans for a new bus lane on a busy route into Preston – warning that it will have “far-reaching consequences” for the […]

3 days ago
Police ask public to avoid scene of crash near school in Ribbleton

Grange Avenue, Preston Police are on the scene dealing with a crash in Ribbleton this evening (18 May). Officers from Lancashire Constabulary are at the scene of the incident on Grange Avenue, off […]

4 days ago
Update on ‘Moana’ the emaciated dog found in Moor Nook

The stray dog has been named Moana Pic: RSPCA Preston The RSPCA in Preston has shared an update on an emaciated dog named ‘Moana’ which was found in Moor Nook in February. They shared the update on their Facebook page which said […]

7 days ago
Preston Cemetery fly-tipping leaves rubbish strewn across entrance path

The mound of rubbish fly-tipped in the Cemetery Pic: Preston City Council Preston’s Cemetery has been targeted by fly-tippers. A huge pile of illegal waste was dumped at the entrance from Miller Road in Ribbleton. Preston City Council say they believe the […]

1 week ago
Police search for missing 17-year-old boy last seen in Ribbleton

Philip was last seen in Ribbleton. Pic: Preston Police A 17-year-old boy from Preston has gone missing.  Police are appealing for information on Philip who was last seen on 27 April in the Sandycroft area of Ribbleton at 4pm. […]

1 week ago
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