Ribbleton

Ribbleton

Car crashes into ditch during police chase

A motorist fled from police when officers tried to pull him over earlier this morning.
Crime
A �500 harwood bench has been stolen from Vine House in Preston

Bench taken from cancer support charity

An appeal for help has gone out after cold-hearted thieves struck at a Preston cancer charity.

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Lizzy Grant takes a selfie with other Miss World contestants in the US

‘Pageants are not racist’ says Lizzy

Reigning Miss England Lizzy Grant has hit back at claims that beauty pageants are sexist and racist.

TV
Berry Lane, Longridge

Unruly youths pelt emergency services with eggs in Longridge

Youths pelted emergency service vehicles with eggs as members fought to gain entry to a Longridge home to check on a person’s safety.

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Photo Neil Cross
Greenlands New Labour Club

Popular social club to reopen ‘for the community’

A social club is back by popular demand and set for a grand reopening later this month.

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Kieran Miller

‘Inspirational’ football coach dies aged 28

Tributes have been flooding in following the death of a courageous young football coach.

Health 1
Crews from Meltham and Slaithwaite were on hand to deal with a bedroom fire.

Crews tackle suspected arson at park

Firefighters were called to a Ribbleton park last night after reports of a suspected arson attack.

News
Stanislaw Kaminski, 39, of Argyll Road, Preston, has been jailed for kidnap

Two jailed for kidnapping woman

Two men have been jailed for kidnapping a woman and subjecting her to a “shocking and sustained ordeal”.

Crime 4
Mitchie, 3, pictured with his four-year-old sister Zoe.

Mitchie’s appeal touches heart of the Longridge community

‘Miles for Mitchie’ - the cancer campaign set up when a three-year-old Longridge boy was diagnosed with a brain tumour - has nearly reached £6,000.

News
Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, April 3, 2017

Here are the latest cases from Preston's courts.
Crime
The woman was found on Longridge Road

Woman dies after being found unconscious in Preston e-cigarette shop

A woman was found dead in an e-cigarette shop after police were alerted to a safety call.

Preston
Service Care Solutions, in Preston, donated food for The Foxton Centre's community cafe

Service Care Solutions donates to The Foxton Centre

A Preston recruitment agency has launched two appeals to help homeless people in the city.

News
Dave Smith was well known in Lancashire Sunday League circles

Teams take time out to remember stalwart Dave

Tributes have been paid to one of the Lancashire Sunday League’s former players Dave Smith, who 
has sadly passed away at the age of 53.

Football 4
Members of Let's Grow Preston raking the ground ready for work

Let’s Grow Preston blooming in the city

An gardening organisation is flourishing in Preston, creating many enjoyable green landscapes across the city.

Environment
The Staffy Ridgeback cross is reported to have tried to follow its owner through the gate as they left their garden. (File picture for illustrative purposes only)

Firefighters free 'distressed' dog trapped in garden gate

A 'distressed' dog was rescued by firefighters after it got its head stuck in a garden gate in Ribbleton.
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Howard Brook House in Ribbleton, Preston.

Elderly disabled residents trapped on second floor after lift is out of order for 11 days

Elderly residents were left stranded on the second floor of their sheltered home for 11 days after a faulty lift wasn’t fixed.

News 2
Holly Banks with her supporters during the 2.2k race at Abbey Village for Young Epilepsy

Holly's Daffodil Doddle for Young Epilepsy

A young girl’s drive to support her cousin has sparked a major fund-raising mission.
News
Gold Paralympian medalist Steph Slater pictured at the 'golden gates' of her former high school, St Cecilia's, Longridge with headteacher, Ivan Catlow and current pupils.

St Cecilia’s golden gates in Stephanie Slater’s honour

The gates of St Cecilia’s, Longridge have been painted gold in honour of former pupil and paralympian medallist Stephanie Slater MBE.

Garstang
Police detained a man in Ribbleton, Preston after a car was reported stolen and the vehcicle then crashed.

Man detained after car crashes

A man was still in police custody in Preston today following an incident involving a car reported as stolen last night.

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