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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.

Preston local elections 2015: Thursday deadline for councillor nominations

Ballot Box The deadline for anyone wanting to stand to be a councillor in Preston is this Thursday. 19 wards across the city will see an election for a new councillor. Labour […]

5 years ago
Operation Nemesis: Watch as police raid suspected drug dealers Preston home

Police raid a home in Preston More raids have been carried out across Preston as police continue their crackdown on drug dealing in the city. Four men were arrested as police smashed in doors on residential […]

6 years ago
Fulwood school submits plans for new all-weather sports pitch

A spectators area is included in the plans A new sports pitch could be built at a Fulwood school. Highfield Priority school and nursey has lodged plans to create a multi-use games area, with an artificial pitch allowing […]

6 years ago
Dangerous dogs seized by Preston police

Lancashire police report that members of the Fulwood Neighbourhood Policing Team recently executed warrants under the Dangerous Dogs Act. A warrant was taken out on the 23 June 2014 at […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Courtauld’s factory before demolition

The building was torn down in the 1980s These pictures show life inside the Courtauld’s factory before it was demolished in 1980. Local photographer and former factory worker Keith Sergeant rescued the pictures from a skip just before […]

6 years ago
Memories of Preston’s Courtaulds factory wanted

The beam machine in use at Courtaulds A community project is asking for Prestonian’s memories of the Courtaulds factory. There will be an event at St Matthew’s Mission on Saturday to help trace the history of the […]

6 years ago
Preston man is banned from drinking in public for three years

Albert Hamill A 54-year-old man will see his face plastered across shops and businesses windows in Ribbleton, Fulwood and Brookfield. Albert Hamill is now banned from drinking alcohol in public after being […]

6 years ago
Preston local elections: City to go to the polls in May

Preston will go to the ballot box in May to elect a new set of councillors. Nineteen wards are up for election, with only Ashton, Deepdale and Preston Rural East […]

6 years ago
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