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.

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 […]

3 years 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 […]

3 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 […]

3 years ago
Future of Preston and South Ribble libraries and children’s centres decided

Bamber Bridge and Fulwood libraries are threatened with closure The future for libraries and community centres used by thousands of Prestonians looks to be decided. Brookfield and Ribbleton residents are celebrating as their campaign to keep Preston East Children’s […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Watch: Fulwood bookmakers targeted in attempted armed robbery

Video footage has been released showing an attempted armed robbery at a bookmakers in Preston. Two men can be seen approaching the counter and threatening a member of staff with […]

5 years ago
CCTV pictures released after Brookfield bike theft

Pictures of man released by police in connection with the bike theft Police in Preston are appealing for information after a bicycle was stolen in Brookfield. CCTV pictures show a man police want to speak to in connection with the incident. The […]

5 years ago
Preston local election results: Full breakdown of Preston City Council 2015 election

Garrison ward was the scene of a recount Preston Town Hall has stayed red as it was a case of status quo in the local elections. Labour remained in charge at Preston City Council as no seats changed […]

5 years ago
Preston local elections 2015: Candidates announced for 19 wards across the city

Candidates for the Preston City Council elections have been announced across 19 wards which have local elections this year. Labour currently holds control at the Town Hall, with 32 out […]

5 years ago
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