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

Work is underway to build 98 new family homes in Broughton

Construction work has begun on 98 family homes in Whittingham Lane, Broughton, as part of the 15-acre Broughton Park development. Work to create roads, pavements and infrastructure is underway at […]

2 weeks ago
A new link road is now open between Broughton and Eastway

A new roundabout has been put in at D'urton Lane Pic: Blog Preston A new section of road has opened connecting Eastway and D’Urton Lane. Mericourt Road is approximately 300m long and designed to improve access to the roundabout on James Towers Way […]

1 month ago
Part of A6 near Preston due to be closed for eight weeks

Road sign in place in advance of the A6 closure Pic: Martin Strickland/Facebook Part of the A6 is due to close on Monday (13 January) for eight weeks. The road will have works being carried out by gas company Cadent between Broughton and […]

3 months ago
New affordable homes plan for Woodplumpton

Plans for 10 new affordable rural homes have been submitted to Preston City Council. Community Gateway has applied for planning permission to build six two-bedroom houses and four three-bedroom houses […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council leaders accused of ignoring pleas about Preston’s perilous pavements

Lancashire County Council has been accused of ignoring safety fears over two narrow pavements in Preston. Concerns have been raised over the footpaths at Broughton roundabout (A6/M55) and at the […]

4 months ago
Bus services to north of Preston saved by council

A Stagecoach bus service at the Bus Station Pic: Ian Simpson Lancashire County Council has stepped in to make sure parts of north Preston and some Ribble Valley villages still have access to public transport after their current bus service is […]

5 months ago
Beers, ciders and pies to star in this Broughton festival

Revellers enjoying beers and pies at a previous festival The popular Broughton Beer and Pie Festival is returning for the fifth year running. The three-day festival will feature locally-crafted pies that can be washed down with a selection of […]

6 months ago
Demolition in sight for fire damaged Boar’s Head

Fire damage can be seen to the Boars Head Pic: Nigel Trundle A fire damaged pub in Barton has been earmarked for demolition after a long running campaign by locals to save it. Barton NWL Properties Ltd want to pull down the […]

7 months ago
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