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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 farm could become major new housing estate

The current access road into Keyfold Farm Pic: Google The current access road into Keyfold Farm Pic: Google A farm just off the A6 at Broughton could be demolished as more than 100 new homes may be built on […]

5 days ago
Broughton Village flowers to temporarily disappear

Broughton Parish Council have taken the decision to remove the flower tubs located in different parts of Broughton until the redevelopment in the central village has been completed. The flower […]

2 weeks ago
How the Broughton Bypass is progressing ahead of August opening

Looking at the Brooklands Bridge section of the bypass Looking at the Brooklands Bridge section of the bypass The new Broughton Bypass remains months from completion as the latest update has been given on its progress. Running from before […]

3 weeks ago
Two lanes reopened on M6 following central reservation crash

Light trails on the M6 near Preston Pic: Shane King Light trails on the M6 near Preston Pic: Shane King Delays of nearly three-quarters of an hour are being experienced on the M6 near Preston. A vehicle has crashed through […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Driver in hospital after car crashes off the M6 near Preston

Heading south on the M6 near junction 32 Pic: Google A driver is in hospital after a crash on the M6 near Preston. The car left the motorway on the southbound side near Junction 32 and went down an embankment […]

1 month ago
Lorry driver dies in hospital after M6 crash near Preston

A lorry driver has died following a crash which closed the M6 near Preston. The incident southbound on the motorway just to the north of Junction 32 (Broughton) shut two […]

1 month ago
D’urton Lane rat-run to end as roadworks continue

D'urton Lane once the work is finished won't be accessible from the Eastway junction Pic: Google A popular rat-run in Fulwood is to be sealed off at one end. D’urton Lane from Broughton to Eastway, Fulwood is to be sealed off – forcing drivers to use […]

1 month ago
Staff member at Guy’s Thatched Hamlet punched in the face during New Year’s Day

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the assault Police are trying to trace a man after a New Year’s Day attack at a restaurant near Preston. A member of staff was hurt during the incident at Guy’s Thatched […]

2 months ago
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