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

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 […]

2 months ago
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 […]

3 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 […]

3 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 […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

4 months 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 […]

4 months 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 […]

5 months 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 […]

5 months ago
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