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

Tesco has donated 82 tonnes of food for Preston foodbanks and charities

Tesco team distribution trainer Martin Fillo with one consignment ready to go Supermarket giant Tesco has been helping to feed some of Preston’s most vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic. 82 tonnes of food worth £15million has been donated by the supermarket to […]

6 days ago
Firefighters called to rubbish blaze near houses in Ribbleton

Crews from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service tackled a large rubbish blaze close to houses in Ribbleton last night. Firefighters were called in to extinguish the blaze in undergrowth on […]

2 weeks ago
Preston community rallies to save popular cafe from closure

Top Cafe in Ribbleton Lane A popular Ribbleton cafe under threat of closure has become the subject of a huge community fundraising effort. Top Cafe is known in Preston for its work in fighting child […]

2 weeks ago
Biker dies in hospital from injuries sustained in Ribbleton crash

The 33-year-old man came off his bike at the junction of Bowland Road and Grizedale Crescent Pic: Google A biker has died in hospital after a crash in Ribbleton. Stephen Sergeant suffered serious injuries after coming off his bike at the junction of Bowland Road and Grizedale Crescent […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Biker left in hospital with serious injuries after colliding with wall of Ribbleton house

The junction of Bowland Road and Grizedale Crescent where the crash took place Pic: Google A motorcyclist remains in hospital after a serious crash during Wednesday evening in Preston. Update: Police issued an update on Friday to say the 33-year-old man had sadly died in […]

3 weeks ago
Coronavirus deaths revealed by postcode as confirmed Covid-19 deaths rise to 71 in Preston and South Ribble

The drive-through coronavirus testing facility at Preston's College Pic: StePNE The number of confirmed deaths from Coronavirus in each district of Preston and South Ribble has been revealed. Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show a total of […]

3 weeks ago
Man on the run wanted for two Ribbleton assaults is arrested

Lancashire Police's Tactical Ops unit shared a picture of the police operation from above Pic: LancsPoliceTacOps A wanted man was caught by police in Preston during the early hours of Saturday morning. Police dog units and a drone team were deployed to trace Jason Wright. The […]

1 month ago
Murder investigation ends into death of woman in Ribbleton

Fir Trees Avenue in Ribbleton Pic: Google A murder investigation over the death of a woman in Ribbleton has been dropped. Preston Police had arrested three people on suspicion of murder in connection with the body of […]

1 month ago
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