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Ribbleton Ribbleton


Ribbleton is a suburb and ward of the city of Preston, Lancashire, England. It is located to the east of the city centre, between the A59 New Hall Lane and the B6243 Longridge Road. The M6 motorway also runs through the area. The ward had a population of 7,351 recorded in the 2001 census, of which 77.2% classed themselves as Christian.[1] At [...]

St Matthews St Matthew's


St Matthew’s is an electoral ward in Preston, Lancashire, England. The ward is adjacent to the larger Ribbleton to the east but is considered to be an area with a distinct community of its own. The ward is named for the large St Matthew’s Church within its borders. Three members of Preston City Council, elected ‘in thirds’ in first past [...]

Deepdale Deepdale


Deepdale is an electoral ward in Preston, Lancashire, England. The ward is home to the Deepdale football stadium of Preston North End. The ward is a predominately urban area of terraced housing, notable for one of the largest Muslim populations in the city. Deepdale borders Moor Park, boasting a number of mosques and the only branch of Domino’s Pizza in Preston. The formerDeepdale railway station [...]

Ornamental Wedding Swing stolen in Ribbleton Ribbleton

Lancashire Constabulary are appealing for information after a gold ornamental swing was stolen from the back of a van in Preston last week. The white Mercedes sprinter van was targeted between the hours of 10.30pm on Tuesday 10 May and 11am on Friday 13 May when it was left parked at the side of Blackpool [...]

LIFE 2011 – Mighty Boosh documentary at the Continental (with video) Ribbleton

Yesterday’s main event was the screening of Journey of the Childmen, the documentary of The Mighty Boosh on their last tour which played 91 dates…at least according to Wikipedia. I’m sure the documentary quoted more than that, they played a hell of a lot of dates, including the O2 Arena where they played to 12,000 [...]

LIFE 2011 – Sunday Schedule St Matthew's

Today’s schedule runs as follows: (All ‘ME’ rooms are Media Factory) Sound Room 11am – Close ME109 Charlie Noades RIP 12pm Mitchell & Kenyon Cinema -A nice little film that will touch a lot of people, read our full review here. Family Friendly Film Club 12:30pm – 3pm New Continental Anime & Manga 1pm ME210 [...]

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