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

More than 20 Preston and South Ribble properties raided in drugs busts

An officer cuts through a roller shutter to get into the unit Fifteen people have been charged by police following a series of raids aimed at tackling the supply of Class A drugs across Preston and Chorley. Earlier this week, officers from […]

7 days ago
Upstairs, Downstairs the tale of two Victorian women in Preston

G Whittaker & Preston Digital Archive Working class biographies from the Victorian era are rare, one such has been written by PeterĀ Moulding. This allows us to contrast the lives of two very different women, living in […]

2 weeks ago
RSPCA Preston’s summer fair to raise much-needed funds for animals

Skye at RSPCA Preston and District Branch RSPCA Preston and District Branch is holding a summer fair to raise funds to care for animals at its Ribbleton centre. The fair at Longridge Civic Hall will be the […]

1 month ago
Ribbleton van workshop supplies armoured truck to help Ukraine aid effort

The armoured truck supplied to Ukraine A Ribbleton-based vehicle specialist company has supplied a heavy duty armoured truck to deliver aid into Ukraine. Fleet Service Limited refurbished the converted Mercedes Actross and loaded it up with […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Week of knife surrender sees weapons sweep at Frenchwood Allotments

Numerous weapons have been collected on the first day of Operation Sceptre Pic: Preston Police Operation Sceptre, the national week of knife surrender, has begun. Preston Police are inviting people to surrender weapons to one of the knife bins located in Princess Street in Avenham, […]

1 month ago
Cancer patients’ art exhibition launch to raise funds for Preston charity

The Larder Pic: The Larder CancerHelp Preston is fundraising with an art exhibition launch. Members of the charity’s art group will be exhibiting their work at The Larder in Preston City Centre this summer. CancerHelp, […]

1 month ago
Ribbleton pharmacy blames rising costs and Brexit for medication shortages

Imaan Healthcare's Miller Road Pharmacy Pic: Google A Ribbleton pharmacy has spoken out about how the nationwide medication shortage is affecting patients and staff. Pharmacists at Imaan Healthcare in Miller Road have been struggling to obtain stock […]

1 month ago
Drug drivers stopped in Preston

VW Caddy stopped for drug driving Pic: Preston Police Preston Police have taken to social media to share details of drug drivers who have been caught in the city. On Sunday (15 May) a Mitsubishi was stopped in Leighton […]

1 month ago
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