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

Preston man jailed after home made bomb was placed in Moor Nook garden

Christopher Dooley A Preston man has been jailed for making and possessing an explosive. Christopher Dooley, 40, of Slaidburn Road, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court for three and a half years. […]

8 years ago
Two Preston community centres could go into new ownership in Grange and Tanterton

Farringdon Park Community Centre The future of three community centres is up for discussion by Preston City Council’s cabinet on Wednesday. A report outlines how Grange, Tanterton and Farringdon Park community centres are currently […]

8 years ago
Ribbleton community centre refused special listed status

Farringdon Park Community Centre A community centre in one of the most deprived areas of the city has not been listed as a community asset. Preston City Council have decided not to list the […]

8 years ago
Fire put out at outdoor area in Ribbleton

Fire crews were called to a fire in Ribbleton on Saturday evening. One hosereel jet was used to put out the fire involving rubbish in an outdoor area on Fairfax […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston teenager jailed for his part in Plungington assault

Leon Littlechild A Ribbleton teenager has been jailed for five and a half years for his part in an assault on two men. Leon Littlechild, 18, of Hawthorn Road, was sentenced to […]

8 years ago
PACT meeting for all of East Preston

Do you normally attend a PACT meeting over in the East of Preston? Would you like to attend in the New Year? PACT are joining up in the East of Preston. […]

8 years ago
Two men jailed for Brookfield newsagent cash robbery as third man remains on the run

Two men have been jailed for more than 17 years after an armed robbery in Ribbleton. Michael Bond, 31 of Gorsey Avenue, Manchester, was sentenced to 10 years and eight […]

8 years ago
Two men charged for cannabis production after police raid Preston homes

Cannabis was found in properties in Ribbleton Preston police have raided four properties in the city and seized half a million pounds worth of cannabis. Addresses at Waverley Road, Cemetery Road and New Hall Lane in Ribbleton […]

8 years ago
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