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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.

Recycling Lives wants its recycling park to operate for longer

The fragmentiser in action The fragmentation machine at Recycling Lives A recycling plant has applied to be able to operate earlier in the morning and later into the evening. Recycling Lives wants to extend […]

2 years ago
Armed police activity in Ribbleton

Police vehicles on the scene in Brookfield Police vehicles on the scene in Brookfield Armed police were deployed in Ribbleton as a man threatened to harm himself. Pictures sent to Blog Preston show eight police vehicles in attendance […]

2 years ago
Major Preston Bus and Stagecoach timetable changes from September

The 35 Service is one of those seeing changes made to its timetable Pic: Ian Simpson The 35 Service is one of those seeing changes made to its timetable Pic: Ian Simpson Bus passengers in Preston are being advised of a number of changes from early […]

2 years ago
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 […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years ago
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 […]

3 years ago
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