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

Police appeal to find missing man last seen a week ago in Fulwood

Karl Harford Pic: Preston Police Update: Karl has been found safe and well. Police are appealing to trace a man last seen in Fulwood. Karl Harford, 40, was last spotted in Sharoe Green Lane on […]

2 days ago
Road reopened after Broughton vehicle fire

Garstang Road has now reopened after a vehicle fire in Broughton, the police have confirmed. Police were at the scene of the road closure from James Towers Way to Arnside […]

4 days ago
Garstang Road contractor booted off road over temporary traffic light rules

The spot on Garstang Road A contractor whose roadworks brought bumper-to-bumper tailbacks to one of the busiest routes around Preston was ordered to fill in the hole they had dug and leave the site, after […]

1 week ago
The Salvation Army in Preston launches annual Christmas present appeal

A child receiving a Christmas gift from the Salvation Army appeal Pic: Salvation Army Preston The Salvation Army in Preston has launched its appeal drive for presents and support for families who are struggling this Christmas. More than 700 gifts were donated last year to […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Have your say on proposals to expand Broughton CE Primary School

Students in art class with teacher A consultation has begun for a proposed expansion at Broughton in Amounderness Church of England Primary School. The expansion would see the school admitting 25 additional pupils to each reception […]

2 weeks ago
The Watermills over-60s development officially opens in Broughton

The Watermills over-60s development has officially opened in Broughton. The development is made up of 52 one and two-bedroom apartments for affordable rent, meaning they are priced at 80% of […]

3 weeks ago
Broughton teen Ava Jolliffe wins Disability Power 100 award

Broughton teenager Ava Jolliffe has won a Disability Power 100 award. The 17-year-old has won the Clare Gray rising star award 2023 due to her achievements as a deafblind person and […]

3 weeks ago
M6 reopened between junctions 32 and 33 after lorry crash

An empty northbound M6 carriageway viewed from Stubbins Lane bridge due to the crash Pic: Traffic Cameras The M6 northbound has now reopened between junctions 32 and 33 after a lorry crashed into the central reservation. All three lanes were closed after the crash but all three […]

4 weeks ago
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