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

Picture released by police of man carrying weapon in Ribbleton

Police want to speak to the man pictured in connection with the incident Pic: Preston Police Police have released a picture of a man appearing to carry a large weapon. The picture comes after Preston Police put a Section 60 order in force during Tuesday 5 […]

3 months ago
Ribbleton girl starts primary school after beating eye cancer

Matilda Farley was diagnosed after a strange glint was spotted in her eye when she was a baby Pic: Cancer Research UK A Ribbleton girl has started school after recovering from a rare eye cancer. Four-year-old Matilda Farley was diagnosed at 10 months after a glow in her left eye was noticed […]

3 months ago
Police searching for missing teenage boy with links to Ribbleton and Preston city centre

Brady Worthington Pic: Preston Police A teenager with links to Preston has gone missing. Preston Police are urging people to keep an eye out for Brady Worthington. The 15-year-old lives in Bradford but is from […]

3 months ago
Multi-million pound Preston and Chorley drugs gang sentenced to 132 years in prison

L-R: Haq Nawaz, Dil Nawaz and Asim Nawaz Prison sentences totalling 132 years have been handed down to a drugs supply gang that operated in Preston and Chorley. It is believed that between £2.15m and £3.1m worth of […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s leaders condemn Nationalist meeting set to honour far-right figures

Spires on the skyline of Preston Pic: Tony Worrall A group of self-styled “racial nationalists” is set to descend on Preston this weekend for a gathering at which past and current far-right figures will be honoured – including 1930s […]

3 months ago
Stop and search powers in force in Ribbleton after weapons report

Some of the area covered by the Section 60 order Pic: Google Patrols have been stepped up by police after reports of weapons being carried in Ribbleton. Preston Police said the stop and search powers – a Section 60 – had been […]

3 months ago
Ribbleton’s religious and education centre called-in for planning decision

The former salon in Ribbleton Avenue would become the Faizane Arafat Educational Centre Pic: Google Proposals for a new education and religious centre in Ribbleton look set for approval – despite objections from a local councillor. Faizane Arafat Educational Centre are applying to convert a […]

3 months ago
Preston Cemetery will reach capacity in the next decade

Land at Preston Crematorium has been identified as a potential new cemetery site Pic: Google Preston is going to need a new cemetery within the next ten years, as burial space at its existing facilities begins to run out. It is estimated that there is […]

3 months ago
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