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

Broughton’s future has been decided with a referendum vote

A referendum deciding the future of Broughton has been held. Residents in the village and surrounding area were given the option to vote on a neighbourhood plan, after Preston City […]

4 days ago
Broughton roadworks have been extended for another week

A major road closure in Broughton will continue for another week. A section of Garstang Road near James Towers Way was originally closed at 6am on Monday 10 September for […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Victoria Cross hero to have plaque at the Cenotaph

The plaque to be installed in the Flag Market The plaque to be installed in the Flag Market A Victoria Cross awarded soldier who now has a road named after him in the city is to be honoured. Preston […]

3 weeks ago
Search underway for missing Preston man with bloodstained jumper

James Lee James Lee Police are looking for a man with a bloodstained jumper and a black eye. A picture has been released by Preston Police of James Lee. He was last […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement A second bus lane coming to Broughton

A new bus lane is about to spring up in Broughton village. Lancashire County Council has announced plans to reduce ‘rat-running’ and stop unnecessary journeys through the village, since the […]

4 weeks ago
Boars Head Inn could soon be demolished

Community gathers to show their support for the Boars Head Community gathers to show their support for the Boars Head A popular Barton Pub could soon see bulldozers knocking down its walls. Barton NWL Properties, who now own The Boars […]

4 weeks ago
Overturned car causes hour-long M6 delays at Preston

The scene at the M55/M6 junction shortly before 5.30pm on Tuesday Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras The scene at the M55/M6 junction shortly before 5.30pm on Tuesday Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras Delays of more than an hour are being reported on the M6 southbound at Preston. […]

4 weeks ago
Broughton referendum date is set for future plan vote

Flower tubs in Broughton Pic: Keith Sergeant Flower tubs in Broughton Pic: Keith Sergeant A referendum will be held in Broughton during October. Residents in the village and surrounding area are to vote on a neighbourhood plan […]

1 month ago
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