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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 parking shake-up as crossroads roadworks continue

The work ongoing to create new parking bays in Broughton Broughton is to see new parking bays and restricted parking zones put in near the crossroads. Work continues by Lancashire County Council on the village’s road layout. Currently there’s waiting […]

1 min ago
Broughton crossroads and Woodplumpton Lane closures as roadworks continue

Ongoing roadworks in Broughton as part of the new look road scheme Pic: Blog Preston Motorists using the Broughton crossroads are being warned of its closure. Woodplumpton Lane is being closed between the crossroads and Kingsway Avenue. The temporary closure of the crossroads is due […]

3 weeks ago
Barn fire closes the A6 at Barton

Jepps Lane where it closes the A6 Pic: Google Firefighters are tackling a fire at a barn just to the north of Preston. Traffic has been halted on the A6 due to the fire which is just off Jepps […]

4 weeks ago
Couple rescue Broughton float centre from going under

Mandala Float Center exterior A Broughton floatation therapy centre is open again after a local couple bought the business.  Paul and Tina Burrows re-opened Mandala Float Center, which is the only floatation therapy centre […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 delays from Junction 32 due to ‘overturned vehicle’

Delays on the M6 beyond Junction 32 Pic: Kelly-Marie Carberry An overturned vehicle is causing delays on the M6 just north of Preston. Drivers are reporting delays from Junction 32 onwards. The crash, understood to involve a caravan, has taken […]

1 month ago
M55 to see resurfacing work from Broughton to Kirkham

The M55 will see lane closures overnight Pic: Motorway Cameras Drivers who use the M55 late at night or first-thing in the morning are being warned about overnight closures. Highways England are resurfacing the entire stretch between Junction 1 (Broughton) […]

1 month ago
M6 reopened after closure between Tickled Trout and Broughton due to person on bridge

The closure in place on the M6 Pic: LancsRoadPolice The M6 at Preston was shut due to concerns for the welfare of a person on a bridge. Preston Police closed the motorway in both directions between Junction 31 (Tickled […]

1 month ago
Latest housing development plans appear for Barton

The field off Jepps Lane where the homes would be built Pic: Google A farmer’s field in Barton looks set to become more new housing. Story Homes is proposing a 125-homes development off Jepps Lane. The one to five-bedroom homes will have 35 […]

1 month ago
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