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

Police raise objections to Ribbleton takeaway wanting to open in former florists

What was the Wilkinsons Florists on Floyd Road/Ribbleton Avenue A former florists shop in Ribbleton is set to be turned into a takeaway. What was Wilkinson’s Florists on Floyd Road is subject to a planning application for a new […]

7 years ago
Two cars damaged after fire at Skeffington Road garage

Fire crews in Preston have been fighting a blaze involving three cars at a Ribbleton garage. At 4.27pm on Thursday two crews from Preston Fire Station were called to a […]

7 years ago
Preston store first high street retailer to use Scandinavian forecasting software

Preston based independent supermarket Booths first in UK to use RELEX. RELEX are Europe’s fastest growing provider of supply chain systems, to retailers, distributors and manufacturers. Booths chose them to help […]

7 years ago
Preston based Booths supermarket reports bumper festive figures

Preston based upmarket foodstore Booths celebrates its busiest Christmas period in its 167-year history. While the food business as a whole suffered a fall in fortunes, with soon to be […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fire crews called to Ribbleton retirement home

A crew from Preston Fire Station were called to a fire at a retirement home on Friday night. Firefighters received the call at 6.53pm about a fire in a kitchen […]

7 years ago
Warehouse on Rough Hey to be demolished

Demolition will roll on if the council approve the construction firms plans A Brookfield warehouse is to be demolished by a construction firm. Kiernan Construction on the Rough Hey Industrial Estate have applied for permission to demolish the building off Longridge Road. […]

7 years ago
Nisa store in Ribbleton could lose alcohol licence

The Nisa Extra store A Preston off-licence is to have its ability to sell alcohol reviewed. Nisa Local on Miller Road, Ribbleton, is subject to a licensing review after Lancashire Police called it in. […]

8 years ago
Reward offered to track down man accused of robbing same Ribbleton bookmakers twice

CCTV image released by police from one of the incidents A £10,000 reward is being offered after a Preston bookmakers was robbed twice in 48 hours. The William Hill bookies on Ribbleton Lane was targeted by what police believe to […]

8 years ago
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