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News and information about the village of Broughton which is just to the North of the city of Preston, Lancashire

New homes planned in Whittingham Lane

An aerial view of the planned site Plans have been submitted for nine new homes in Broughton. The proposed scheme would see the new dwellings built on agricultural land off Whittingham Lane. The house types have not […]

2 days ago
Former Indian restaurant in Broughton to be demolished

Another view of the Indian restaurant on the Broughton crossroads An Indian restaurant is to be demolished in Broughton. Preston City Council have been notified of the demolition work at the Touch of Spice in Garstang Road. Its owners, Midas […]

2 weeks ago
Boars Head pub looks set to be saved once again

Community gathers to show their support for the Boars Head A fresh attempt to knock down a pub in a village to the north of Preston has been withdrawn. Barton NWL Properties had applied to demolish the Boars Head. The […]

2 weeks ago
Work to begin on Preston’s first ‘eco-commune’

Each of the homes will come with a different layout and features Pic: Studio John Bridge A new eco-commune development has been granted permission to be built in Broughton. Kingsway Gardens is to be the first community of eco homes in the city. Designed by John […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Broughton declares ‘no confidence’ in Preston City Council planners

These style of homes could be built at Broughton A village council in Preston has declared it has ‘no confidence’ in Preston City Council’s planning department. Broughton Parish Council has written to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities […]

1 month ago
Touch of Spice set to close

Another view of the Indian restaurant on the Broughton crossroads A popular Broughton restaurant is set to close its doors after a turbulent year has left clouds hanging over the future of the site. Touch of Spice will serve it’s […]

1 month ago
Crashes on M6 and M55 at Junction 32 causing delays

The crashes are affecting traffic trying to leave the M6 at Junction 32 Pic: Google Two crashes on the M6 and M55 are causing delays on Wednesday evening in Preston. One lane is shut on the M6 northbound between Junction 31A and Junction 32 due […]

1 month ago
M55 delays after crash blocks motorway westbound

The junction 3 crash near Kirkham turn off Pic: LancsRoadPolice Motorists on the M55 were caught up in delays after a crash near Junction 3. The Kirkham turn was slow due to a crash involving a number of cars on […]

1 month ago
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