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

Fire crews at the Boars Head in Barton

Fire crews at the Boars Head Pic: Nigel Trundle Firefighters are at a former pub to the North of Preston. A fire has broken out at the old Boars Head on the A6 at Barton. during Thursday (18 July). […]

3 days ago
Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club tweaks plans so expansion can begin

A bird's eye view of the club's expansion plans A Preston-based cricket club has submitted an updated application for its expansion plans so that development work can begin. Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club originally applied to create a new […]

2 weeks ago
New homes plan for Barton on land at Cardwell’s farm

Plans are on the drawing board for a 150 home development at Cardwell’s Farm, Barton. Housebuilder Wainhomes has submitted an application to Preston City Council to develop the agricultural land […]

3 weeks ago
Broughton crossroads roadworks to go on a week longer than planned

Ongoing roadworks in Broughton as part of the new look road scheme Pic: Blog Preston Roadworks on the Broughton crossroads are to run a week later than planned. Lancashire County Council has also confirmed it is going to close Whittingham Lane for resurfacing for a […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement M55 and M6 delays due to crash near Preston

Heavy traffic on the Broughton roundabout on Friday 28 June Pic: Motorwaycameras Motorists on the motorways in and around Preston are being warned of delays. A crash on the M55 at between Junction 1 at Broughton is causing tailbacks to Kirkham. It’s […]

3 weeks ago
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 month 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 […]

2 months 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 […]

2 months ago
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