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

Wildlife cameraman Simon King OBE is coming to Preston

Simon King Simon King OBE, a well respected wildlife cameraman, is coming to Preston to celebrate Lancashire Badger Group’s 25th Anniversary. Lancashire Badger Group is a group that works together to […]

2 hours ago
Part of former energy firm HQ in Broughton to become cafe bar

This was due to be the headquarters of the Preston-based energy firm This was due to be the headquarters of the Preston-based energy firm Half of what was supposed to be the flagship office for a UK-wide energy firm which went bust […]

2 days ago
Mapped: Major roadworks happening in Preston this summer

We'll be seeing a fair bit of this in the coming weeks Pic: Tony Worrall We’ll be seeing a fair bit of this in the coming weeks Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s road network is to see a range of different closures as a blitz on […]

1 week ago
Broughton Bypass works see two weeks of temporary traffic lights

Work continues on the Broughton Bypass Work continues on the Broughton Bypass Temporary traffic lights are being put in place to the north of Broughton on the A6. As part of the Broughton Bypass works the […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 to be shut at Junction 32 access for bridge repairs

Light trails on the M6 near Preston Pic: Shane King Light trails on the M6 near Preston Pic: Shane King A number of days of overnight closures are planned on the M6 near Preston. Access to the M6 northbound at […]

2 weeks ago
Watch as impatient drivers use the pavement in Preston

One of the cars making its way along the pavement Impatient drivers have been criticised for using the pavement during roadworks to the north of the city. Whittingham Lane was down to one lane approaching the Broughton roundabout during Thursday. […]

2 weeks ago
Tarmac down as Broughton Bypass work continues

A section of the new bypass - with tarmac! A section of the new bypass – with tarmac! A bridge near the M55 junction for the new Broughton Bypass has begun to take shape. Brooklands Bridge has beams in […]

3 weeks ago
Boars Head moves a step closer to community ownership

Protest outside the Boars Head showing support for keeping the pub as a community asset Protest outside the Boars Head showing support for keeping the pub as a community asset A campaign group who want to take on the running of a former village pub […]

1 month ago
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