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

Here’s why you should never be in new Broughton bus lane

Cars seen using the new bus lane at Broughton Pic: Les Green Cars seen using the new bus lane at Broughton Pic: Les Green A new bus lane at the approach to the Broughton roundabout is proving to be too much temptation […]

7 days ago
Broughton’s Beer and Pie Festival begins

Enjoying a drink Pic: James Roberts Enjoying a drink Pic: James Roberts More than 30 ales and ciders are being drunk in Broughton as its annual beer festival returns. Broughton Beer and Pie Festival is on […]

1 week ago
New speed limit for Broughton planned from April

The 20mph zone will run through the centre of Broughton Pic: Paul Melling The 20mph zone will run through the centre of Broughton Pic: Paul Melling Bringing in 20mph speed limits to Broughton has been approved. With the opening of James Towers Way […]

1 week ago
M6 back open at Preston after major crash at Junction 32

Scene of the crash between Junction 32 and 33 Pic: LancsRoadPolice Scene of the crash between Junction 32 and 33 Pic: LancsRoadPolice The M6 at Preston has reopened after Junction 32 northwards after a major crash. Broughton roundabout the bypass were […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Garstang Road to be shut through Broughton

The opening of the James Towers Way doesn’t mean the roadworks in Broughton stop. Lancashire County Council has announced imminent work on the A6 just to the south of the […]

2 weeks ago
Preston’s newest road has opened in Broughton

One of the first cars on the new road at Broughton Pic: LancsCityDeal One of the first cars on the new road at Broughton Pic: LancsCityDeal The newest road in Preston is now open to drive along. Broughton Bypass – now known as […]

2 weeks ago
M6 reopens at Junction 32 southbound after lorry crash

Picture released by Lancashire Police showing the damage to the car and lorry Pic: LancsRoadPolice Picture released by Lancashire Police showing the damage to the car and lorry Pic: LancsRoadPolice Major delays are expected as the M6 had been shut at Preston. Lancashire Police had […]

3 weeks ago
Broughton Bypass to be named in honour of Preston war hero

The Broughton bypass and Private James Towers Pic: Preston Digital Archive The Broughton bypass and Private James Towers Pic: Preston Digital Archive The Broughton Bypass is already no more. A new name for the road has been announced paying tribute to […]

4 weeks ago
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