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

Private hospital in Preston to double in size

On site at the hospital from l-r: Prof Charles Davis, Caroline Lane, Claire Wignall, Gwam Rajiah and Sara Rajiah A private hospital in Preston is expanding. Greater Lancashire Hospital off Longridge Road has been operating since January 2014. Now it is seeing a significant extension built so they can […]

2 days ago
Lane closure on the M6 causing Sunday lunchtime delays at Preston

Heavy traffic on the M6 around Junction 31A on Sunday Pic: MotorwayCameras Sunday drivers heading through Preston are seeing delays due to a crash on the M6. Highways England says there is a lane closed on the M6 northbound, although this closure […]

2 days ago
Conference and banqueting suite planned for Ribbleton

198 Miller Road, which was originally a Kwik Save Pic: Cassidy + Ashton A new conference and banqueting suite could be coming to Ribbleton’s Miller Road. A planning application has been lodged by agents Aamir Design Ltd to transform 5,730 sq metres of […]

4 days ago
Mum tells of shock as car ploughs into front garden just inches from kid’s trampoline

Firefighters making the scene safe in Ribbleton Hall Drive Pic: Vicki Louise/Blog Preston A mother has told how wet weather may have saved the lives of her children. Vicki Louise said her children and friends regularly play out on the trampoline in their […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Driver crashes into front garden near Ribbleton school

BMW abandoned in Ribbleton Pic: Blog Preston A driver fled their vehicle after a crash in Ribbleton during Wednesday afternoon. A BMW driver lost control and crashed into the front garden of a property in Ribbleton Hall […]

6 days ago
Man bailed after shots were fired in Ribbleton

Sulby Grove in Ribbleton was targeted Pic: Google A 33-year-old man who was arrested after shots were fired at a house in Rbbleton has been released on bail. Officers are continuing to investigate what they believe to have […]

6 days ago
Two shots fired at door of property in Ribbleton

Sulby Grove in Ribbleton was targeted Pic: Google Police are appealing for witnesses after shots were fired in Ribbleton. Two shots were fired at the door of a property in Sulby Grove off Franklands Drive. Preston Police say […]

1 week ago
Longridge Road waste energy plant moves to next stage

A ground level view of the plans for Longridge Road Proposals for a £200million incinerator on the outskirts of Preston have moved to the next stage. Preston City Council’s planning committee voted not to object to the scheme from Miller […]

1 week ago
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