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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.

Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival to return with 15 events over two weeks

Celebrated musician, composer and audio designer Aziz Ibrahim showing people how to make music on mobile devices Pic: Michael Porter Photography The Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival is returning to the city with 15 events over two weeks. Sponsored by the University of Central Lancashire, Arts Council England, and Preston City […]

2 months ago
Runaway drink driver arrested after crashing into Watling Street Road traffic lights

Watling Street Road crash Pic: Lancs Road Police A runaway drink driver has been arrested after crashing into traffic lights in Watling Street Road. The incident happened at the junction with Eastway in Brookfield on Wednesday (4 May). […]

2 months ago
Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

2 months ago
Preston City Council local elections 2022 candidates

Residents went to the polls in Fishwick and St Matthews on Thursday 12 February The Preston City Council Local Elections are due to take place on Thursday 5 May 2022. Residents in the Preston City Council area are invited to vote for their local […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Town Hall Union flag at half-mast for councillor John Browne

Today marks the funeral of Councillor John Browne. Councillor Browne, who was described as a a kind man who was always laughing, sadly passed away at the age of 71 […]

3 months ago
Brookfield ward councillor by-election information after John Browne’s death

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has posted a vacancy for the Brookfield Ward councillor role after the passing of John Browne. Preston Council published the vacancy on its website, with the formal […]

4 months ago
Preston political leaders unite in tribute to councillor John Browne

Councillor John Browne Preston councillors have paid their respects to Councillor John Browne, who has sadly passed away aged 71. As the longest sitting member of Preston City Council, John worked as Chair […]

4 months ago
‘Deeply loved’ Brookfield councillor John Browne has passed away

Councillor John Browne Councillor John Browne has passed away at the age of 71. Councillor Browne was the longest sitting member of Preston City Council, having served Brookfield since 1983. In a long […]

4 months ago
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