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.

First phase of mapping the heartbeat of Preston complete

YourMap launch presentation The first phase of the YourMap project is complete. YourMap is collating key community assets in an interactive map of Preston for the people of the city to contribute to […]

3 weeks ago
Local housing plan deadline must be hit to avoid building free-for-all

New homes on Hoyles Lane The race is on for Preston, South Ribble and Chorley councils to complete years of work that will determine where and how many new houses are built in each area […]

1 month ago
Stop and search powers in force in Ribbleton after weapons report

Some of the area covered by the Section 60 order Pic: Google Patrols have been stepped up by police after reports of weapons being carried in Ribbleton. Preston Police said the stop and search powers – a Section 60 – had been […]

3 months ago
Green energy boost for Soundskills Centre in Ribbleton

Chris Davis who is project co-ordinator at Soundskills in Brookfield Pic: BBC LDRS Work to make a Preston community centre more energy efficient is going to be used to spearhead a project that aims to do the same thing for the homes of […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police hunt Ribbleton man who breached restraining order

Alan Hancock is wanted by police A man who breached a non-molestation order is being hunted by police. Preston Police want to trace Alan Hancock. The 31-year-old has links with Greenlands, Moor Nook, Grange and Brookfield […]

4 months ago
The Gamull pub officially re-opens after major refurb

A Ribbleton pub has started welcoming punters back to the bar after a major refurbishment. The Gamull in Longridge Road, Ribbleton, had £300,000 spent on doing up the pub. Mayor […]

6 months ago
Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival returns with free music for the city

Tim Staffell A free music festival in Preston will see nearly 100 performers taking to the stage at a wide variety of venues throughout Preston. The Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival will welcome 99 […]

6 months ago
Interactive Preston map built by the community for the community

L-R: Dr Ali Al-Assam of the NewsSocial Cooperative, Chris Davis from Brookfield Spaceplace and UCLan project assistant Alina Belousova at YourMap launch event An interactive map of Preston containing valuable local information has been launched by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and charity Brookfield Spaceplace, teaming up with NewsSocial Cooperative. The YourMap […]

7 months ago
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