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

Emaciated dog named ‘Moana’ found in Moor Nook by RSPCA

The stray dog has been named Moana Pic: RSPCA Preston An emaciated dog was found in Moor Nook by the RSPCA after a call from a concerned member of the public. The female pocket bully was found with cropped ears […]

4 hours ago
Preston M6 delays easing after crash between Junction 31 and Junction 30

Scene on the M6 on Tuesday evening Pic: Traffic England There have been major delays on the M6 southbound after a crash between Junction 31 (Samlesbury) and Junction 30 (Bamber Bridge). There are still delays of up to half-an-hour against […]

5 hours ago
Preston Road in Grimsargh re-opens after a fire

A stretch of Preston Road had been shut due to emergency services Pic: Google A major route between Longridge and Preston had been closed due to a fire. Preston Road in Grimsargh was shut due to a fire between Lindale Avenue, just beyond Grimsargh […]

1 day ago
Preston entrepreneur recognised by United Nations for services to gender equality

Lee Chambers with his UN Women Award Male Ally award A Preston entrepreneur has been honoured at the UN Women UK Awards. Lee Chambers, the psychologist and founder of Male Allies UK, won the Changemaker Award at a ceremony in […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Charity firewalk taking place in Ribbleton in memory of two inspiring women

Audrey Clement and Betty Pennington - two 'amazing' women A charity firewalk is taking place in Ribbleton in memory of two inspiring women. The event, which will raise money for Cancer Help Preston, is in honour of Audrey Clement […]

1 week ago
Shops across Preston at risk after selling alcohol to 15-year-old test purchaser

Alcohol bought by a tester at shops in Preston Six premises tested as part of a joint operation across Preston failed and sold alcohol to a 15-year-old, police have said. Lancashire Constabulary tested 12 premises on Saturday night (February […]

2 weeks ago
Government minister visits children’s hub in Ribbleton

Dame Andrea with little Hazel-Rose, Leah and Lee. Pic: LCC Ribbleton’s Family Hub was visited by Dame Andrea Leadsom, a minister and current MP, on January 25 who met with parents, babies, staff and councillors who attend the service. During […]

4 weeks ago
Huge Red Scar fire listed as one of reason Recycling Lives went bust

Recycling Lives fire Pic: Mark Ashmore Preston headquartered Recycling Lives has been bought out by a Singapore-based firm after falling into administration. The metal and waste part of the business has been sold while Recycling Lives […]

4 weeks ago
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