Ribbleton Articles

Moor Nook residents go back to nature Ribbleton


Moor Nook Estate Management Board (EMB) is at the heart of the Moor Nook Estate in Ribbleton. Over the last year or two, residents have worked with the EMB and the Lancashire Wildlife Trust to start a community allotment and to turn the area surrounding Ribbleton Library into an award-winning garden. But this is just [...]

RSPCA Preston Ribbleton

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Ribbleton is home to the Preston branch of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA).  They take in and care for dogs, cats and rabbits with the aim of re-homing each animal through their adoption programme. We wanted to know more about adoption, fostering and the services they offer the community, [...]

Christmas Wishes for Ribbleton BeatsRibbleton


St Mary Magdalene C of E Church in Ribbleton held a Table Top Sale and Christmas Mini-Market on December 3rd. There were stalls to raise money for the church and for local charities, a Lancashire hotpot lunch and music from the Preston FM Christmas archive. We asked people there to speak up and tell us [...]

Preston Karate on the Road to Verona BeatsRibbleton


Preston Karate in Ribbleton are holding a fundraiser to help their junior karate squad attend the European Championships in Verona, Italy. Here’s a video of some of the candidates with Sensei Albert Timothy.

SoundSkills, providing media skills and more in Brookfield Ribbleton


For those familiar with Brookfield, SoundSkills will be a place that is a now recognised as a hub of community activity. Based on media and music skills, the facilities host their own studios but also provide a space for local groups to meet and share ideas.

Brockholes Nature Reserve announce winter changes Ribbleton

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SpeakUpPreston’s Community Journalist John Paton headed down to Brockholes nature reserve to find out about the winter schedule and what’s on offer for locals in the upcoming weeks.