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

M6 reopens between Junction 32 and Junction 31 at Preston

M6 closure in place at Junction 31A Pic: Steve Milton Monday morning commuters are seeing major delays on the M6 at Preston. Preston Police had shut the M6 in both directions due to a police incident on the Longridge Road […]

2 weeks ago
Barton homes plan for Jepps Lane is submitted

The field off Jepps Lane where the homes would be built Pic: Google Proposals for new homes on fields at Barton have been lodged. Story Homes wants to build 125 homes off Jepps Lane. The land, just off the A6, would be a […]

2 weeks ago
Police searching for Preston boy last seen near Flower Bowl at Barton Grange

Levi Slade-Jordan has been missing since Friday. Police say this picture was taken a few years ago but is the most recent one they have. Police are continuing to appeal to trace a missing teenage boy. Levi Slade-Jordan was last seen near the Flower Bowl entertainment complex at Barton. The 13-year-old has been missing since […]

3 weeks ago
Major delays on M55 after crash on M6 slip road at Broughton

Queues on the M55 at the Broughton junction Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras Broughton roundabout has been gridlocked throughout Monday morning due to a crash where the M55 meets the M6. Drivers trying to reach the M6 south from the M55 and the […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mystery over where blue plaque on former Broughton restaurant has gone

The blue plaque which has gone missing A blue plaque which used to be fixed to the wall of a Preston pub has gone missing. The Touch of Spice Indian restaurant in Broughton is in the process […]

4 weeks ago
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). […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month 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 […]

2 months ago
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