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

Latest stage of Broughton roadworks moves to southern side of crossroads

Broughton crossroads junction may look after the work Pic: LancsCityDeal Temporary traffic signals move to the southern side of the Broughton crossroads from today (Monday 25 March) for three months. Broughton roadworks are taking place over the coming months following […]

1 hour ago
M6 Brexit go-slow protest warning from police

Police say they will be supporting Highways England throughout the protest Pic: Lancs Police Another group of pro-Brexit campaigners are threatening a go-slow on the M6 just north of Preston. Drivers were braced for delays after a social media campaign was founded for a […]

3 days ago
M6 set for ‘Brexit go-slow’ protest drive

The scene at the M55/M6 junction shortly before 5.30pm on Tuesday Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras Drivers are being warned of delays throughout Friday morning due to a ‘Brexit go-slow’. Lorry drivers are being encouraged by the Brexit Direct Action group to join the protest. Read […]

3 days ago
Longridge podiatrists put best foot forward with new Broughton clinic

Jen Royle and Sarah Carroll Podiatry clinic The Foot Room is stepping out of Longridge with a new satellite clinic in Broughton. The clinic is running at Broughton Physiotherapy every Monday. Traditional podiatry and chiropody […]

7 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement New homes planned for Broughton for approval as planning war intensifies

The site off James Towers Way, the Broughton Bypass Land off the Broughton Bypass looks set to see nearly 100 new homes built. Preston City Council’s planning officers look set to continue their battle with Broughton Parish Council. After […]

4 weeks ago
Preston city council interim boss hits back against rural criticism

Preston's Town Hall - could it govern its own independent state? Pic: Tony Worrall A Parish Council says it is ‘taking stock’ after a furious riposte from the interim chief executive of Preston City Council. Broughton Parish Council declared ‘no confidence’ in the city […]

4 weeks ago
New homes planned in Whittingham Lane

An aerial view of the planned site Plans have been submitted for nine new homes in Broughton. The proposed scheme would see the new dwellings built on agricultural land off Whittingham Lane. The house types have not […]

1 month ago
Former Indian restaurant in Broughton to be demolished

Another view of the Indian restaurant on the Broughton crossroads An Indian restaurant is to be demolished in Broughton. Preston City Council have been notified of the demolition work at the Touch of Spice in Garstang Road. Its owners, Midas […]

2 months ago
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