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

Broughton Bypass closed due to flooding as Storm Christoph continues and flood warnings in place

Police are in the process of closing off James Towers Way due to flooding Pic: Preston Police This morning (Wednesday, 20 January) flood warnings were upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues. Read more: Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale […]

7 days ago
Area-by-area Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 14 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in Covid-19 cases over the last week (8 to 14 January). The largest increases in the 22 […]

1 week ago
Myerscough College cancel June open day and country fair

Myerscough College have announced that they have cancelled their 2021 Open Day and Country Fair. Due to take place on 6 June, the decision has been made to cancel the […]

2 weeks ago
Latest area-by-area coronavirus cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 6 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map. The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in cases over the last week (30 December – 6 January). Only three areas decreased in case […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Housing plans for hundreds of homes across Broughton, Cottam, Bilsborrow and Goosnargh set to be decided

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Here is a round up of the latest housing planning applications around Preston and South Ribble for a number of potential housing developments on the edge of Preston. All of […]

3 weeks ago
Latest Preston and South Ribble case numbers after Christmas mixing

Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus figures map. Most areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in coronavirus cases over the Christmas period. Areas such as Farington, Haslam Park and Preston City Centre have all […]

3 weeks ago
How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

4 weeks ago
Touch of Spice development is ‘out of keeping’ say Broughton Parish Council

Location of the redevelopment. Pic: Planning application Preston City Council The former Touch of Spice restaurant, Broughton has seen new plans submitted to be turned into residential flats. The application shows that the already demolished building would be made into […]

4 weeks ago
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