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

River Ribble flood defences at Preston and South Ribble first phase approved

The trees being cut down along Broadgate Pic: Chris Hough Planning permission has been granted for the first two areas of the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. An application for the scheme was submitted by the Environment […]

6 days ago
How a disengaged Ribbleton lad grew up to create a mentoring scheme inspiring others

Rickeem Richardo A man from Ribbleton has gone from being a ‘disengaged student’ to the founder of a movement that aims to be a voice of encouragement and positivity. Rickeem Richardo, who […]

2 weeks ago
Police appeal to trace man in connection with metal bar attack in Ashton-on-Ribble

Preston Police have sent out an appeal for information on Leon Halsall, aged 37, from Preston pictured above. The request comes after an incident occurred on Friday 23 April where […]

2 weeks ago
Preston family fund raising challenge to support Rainbow Hub’s 20th Birthday Virtual Ramble

The Harrison family from Ribbleton, Preston all took on personal challenges to support Rainbow Hub’s 20th Birthday Celebration Virtual Ramble. The event took place on Saturday 24 April with the […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston prisoner wanted on recall for breaching licence conditions

Simon Allonby, 28, from Preston, who is wanted on recall to prison for breach of licence. Pic: Preston police Police are appealing for witnesses of Simon Allonby, 28, from Preston, who is wanted on recall to prison for breach of licence. He was originally sentenced in February 2020 to […]

2 weeks ago
Preston mum says Waverley Park is ‘deprived’ despite recent £25k boost

Waverley Park A Preston mum has expressed disappointment at what she says is a lack of investment in Waverley Park. The mum, who wishes to remain anonymous, said she would like to […]

2 weeks ago
Reps Gym can apply to have closure order lifted and reopen in Covid secure way

Reps Gym exterior Preston City Council has issued a statement confirming that Reps Gym can apply to lift the closure order placed on the premises in February after repeated Covid-19 safety breaches. The […]

4 weeks ago
Longridge Road reopened after crash near Preston Crematorium

Longridge Road towards Preston Crematorium Pic: Google Preston Police have closed Longridge Road near the entrance of the crematorium due to a road traffic collision. The collision is thought to have involved a car and Mercedes van. […]

1 month ago
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