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Brookfield

News and information for the area of Brookfield in Preston, Lancashire. Part of a wider area known as Ribbleton in the far East of the city it has some of the largest housing estates in the city.

Aerosol cans explode as firefighters tackle Brookfield fire

Flames leap from the Brookfield fire Pic: Johnny Knight Flames leap from the Brookfield fire Pic: Andrew Singleton Flames leapt into the cold night sky in Ribbleton on Monday (12 February) morning. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent four […]

5 months ago
What was a church in Brookfield due to become affordable homes

A view of the proposed development from Watling Street Road A view of the proposed development from Watling Street Road The site of a former church in Ribbleton is to be redeveloped as affordable housing. Community Gateway Association has lodged […]

7 months ago
Late-night pizza drama in Ribbleton

Silverdale Drive off Watling Street Road Pic: Google Silverdale Drive off Watling Street Road Pic: Google Fire crews rushed to a property in Ribbleton on Saturday night when a late-night pizza went wrong. A 999 call reported someone […]

11 months ago
Arrest made in Ribbleton stabbing investigation

Garsdale Road where the man was found Pic: Google Garsdale Road where the man was found Pic: Google Police investigating a stabbing in Ribbleton have made an arrest. After a 27-year-old man was found with a stab wound to […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man found with stab wound in Ribbleton housing estate

Garsdale Road where the man was found Pic: Google Garsdale Road where the man was found Pic: Google Police have launched an appeal after a second stabbing in Ribbleton. A 27-year-old man was found with a stab wound to […]

11 months ago
This is Charles and he’s stuck in RSPCA Preston

This is Charles. He needs a home. This is Charles. He needs a home. A Mastiff who is ‘full of character’ needs a home in Preston. Charles is two-years-old and has been struggling in kennels. RSPCA Preston […]

1 year ago
Post Office window smashed in Ribbleton raid

The SPAR and Post Office in Watling Street Road Pic: Google Two men are being hunted after a break-in at a Post Office and convenience store in Preston. Preston Police sealed off the building in Watling Street Road, Brookfield, after the incident […]

2 years ago
Preston shops urged to stop stocking The Sun newspaper

The Sun newspaper Pic: Will Taylor Newsagents in Preston are to be asked to stop selling copies of The Sun newspaper. A motion submitted by two Labour councillors urges Preston City Council to adopt a ‘Don’t […]

2 years ago
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