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

UCLan graduate opens art and coffee shop in Ribbleton Lane

Gallery D52 in Ribbleton Lane A new independent art and coffee shop is open in Ribbleton Lane. Gallery D52 is run by artist Suzi Topp, who recently graduated from UCLan with a degree in Fine […]

2 hours ago
Police drop Hesketh Arms licensing change objection

The Hesketh Arms saw a major revamp in the last few months Police have removed their objection to a Preston pub’s licensing change. The Hesketh Arms, owned by Marston’s, had applied, as part of an application to Preston City Council, to remove […]

14 hours ago
Travellers park up at former Perry’s site on Blackpool Road

Travellers have been spotted parking up at a former car showroom site on Blackpool Road in Ribbleton. The site used to be the Perry’s showroom before it was demolished and […]

18 hours ago
Police challenge Hesketh Arms glassware change bid

The Hesketh Arms saw a major revamp in the last few months A Preston pub wanting to change a rule about the type of glass it uses faces objections from the police. Marston’s have applied to Preston City Council to remove a […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement These were the biggest stories in Preston from July to September this year

A firefighter makes his way onto the roof of the Olde Hob Inn Pic: Dave Bennion Not only has it been a jam-packed year, it was certainly a busy summer as well for the city. July to September proved to be popular with readers, reaching more […]

3 weeks ago
Emotional appeal for missing Preston man to ‘come home for Christmas’

Steven Durand who has been missing since October Steven Durand who has been missing since October The mother of a man who has been missing since mid-October has appealed for him to come home for Christmas. Steven Durand […]

4 weeks ago
Simon Rigby shuts Safehands Nursery in Ribbleton

Nine out of twelve of the Safehands Nurseries are set to close, including one in Ribbleton. Preston entrepreneur Simon Rigby confirmed the closure which includes the nursery on Ribbleton Avenue. […]

4 weeks ago
Facebook to investigate ‘spoof’ page for Preston ice cream parlour

The ‘Cuff’s Ice Cream Parlour’s’ new Facebook profile picture A Facebook page set up claiming to be a popular Preston ice cream parlour, is now being investigated by the social […]

1 month ago
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