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

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 […]

2 weeks 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 […]

1 month ago
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 […]

1 month 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 […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

4 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 […]

4 months ago
Where you can explore with Heritage Open Days 2019 in Preston

Winckley Square Pic: Gareth Edwards Heritage Open Days are returning to Preston, with even more venues opening their doors in 2019. This year there are 36 different buildings available to explore between Friday 13 September […]

5 months ago
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 […]

6 months ago
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