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

In pictures: Preston celebrates and hosts Platinum Jubilee street parties

Her Majesty The Queen celebrated 70 years of service last weekend as residents across Preston took to the streets to throw Platinum Jubilee street parties. On Sunday, 6 February 2022, […]

4 weeks ago
New clay courts for Broughton tennis club

The opening ceremony of new tennis court A Broughton tennis club has introduced new clay courts to its state of the art facilities. Over the past six months the Broughton and District Tennis Club in Whittingham Lane […]

2 months ago
Mixed reactions as Broughton mosque application called-in by government

Design view of planned Broughton mosque Preston City Council has expressed disappointment after the government called-in the planning application for the Broughton mosque. The application from Cassidy + Ashton had been approved by Preston City Council […]

3 months ago
Plans for rural business park in Broughton have been rejected

Artist's impression of the aerial view of the proposed business park Pic: MCK Plans to create a rural business park in Broughton have been rejected by Preston City Council. The development on land at Orchard Farm, 115 Whittingham Lane, would have comprised of 33 […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Housebuilder donation helps Preston families with essential baby bundles

A pregnancy charity has been given £1,000 to help support their work with struggling families. Anwyl Homes Lancashire donated the money to National Childbirth Trust (NCT) Preston, Flyde and District, […]

3 months ago
Mayor of Preston opens Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club’s new £54k facilities

The Mayor opens Fulwood & Broughton Cricket Club's new facilities Pic: Steve Taylor The Mayor of Preston, Javeq Iqbal, has officially opened Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club’s brand new £54,000 practice facilities. During the summer of 2021, the club ran a crowdfunding campaign, […]

3 months ago
Disqualified driver who lied about speeding through Broughton is jailed

Steven Lee Pic: Preston Police A Preston man has been jailed for driving while disqualified and perverting the course of justice. Back in December 2020, Steven Lee’s Mercedes convertible was recorded driving at excess speed […]

3 months ago
Problem parking in Broughton village sees parish council putting out traffic cones

Old Garstang Road pic: Facebook Concerns have been raised about parking within the restricted zone in Broughton’s old Garstang Road. There are no double yellow lines in the area, something Lancashire County Council says is […]

4 months ago
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