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Ribbleton

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

The key workers caring for Preston’s forgotten animals during the coronavirus crisis

Lauren Calvert It’s not only looking after humans that is classed as key work during the coronavirus crisis – roles that involve caring for animals are also on the key workers list. […]

2 days ago
Staff threatened with axe handle during armed raid at Ribbleton convenience store

Staff at McColls in Ribbleton Avenue were threatened with an axe handle during a robbery in the early hours on Monday morning. At around 6:30am two men broke into the […]

6 days ago
Preston mum-of-three wins pageant with a difference

Kirstie with her family In January of this year, Kirstie Cowburn from Ribbleton won the title of United Kingdom Sweetheart at the Pure UK Pageant. Pure UK is a family-oriented pageant where contestants are […]

2 weeks ago
Ribbleton schoolchildren attend VIP launch of 2020 SPAR Lancashire School Games

Brian with children from St Maria Goretti Catholic Primary School Children from St Maria Goretti Catholic Primary School in Ribbleton have attended the VIP launch of the 2020 SPAR Lancashire School Games. The Games, which is the largest youth sporting event in the […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘Let’s fill the sky with love for our beautiful girl’ – colourful tribute planned to mark a year since Rosie Darbyshire was killed

This Friday (February 7) marks a year since Preston mum Rosie Darbyshire, 27, was murdered by her boyfriend, yards from her home in Village Drive, Ribbleton. As Rosie’s friends and […]

2 months ago
Police step up patrols in Fulwood after reports a man had been seen with a knife

Section 60 map Police patrols have been increased in the Fulwood area of Preston following reports that a man had been seen with a knife. Police were called at around 4.55pm today (Monday […]

2 months ago
Patrols stepped up after violence in Ribbleton and Grange

Police have stepped up patrols in Ribbleton and Grange tonight (Saturday January 11) after incidents of anti-social behaviour and violence. A Section 60 order is in place across the area […]

3 months ago
Dispersal order in place in Ribbleton and Grange

A dispersal order is in place in the Ribbleton and Grange areas due to incidents of violence and anti-social behaviour. The order runs until 2am this evening (Saturday 4 January). […]

3 months ago
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