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

Volunteers wanted for the newly renovated Toll Bar Cottage in Broughton

Volunteers are needed to help out at the newly renovated, extended and restored Toll Bar Cottage in Broughton. The Cottage, its café and the meeting rooms are to be run […]

2 days ago
Woman looking to move to Preston ‘put off’ after seeing graffiti and bacon left outside Broughton mosque site

Graffiti left on concrete barrier on land of proposed mosque. A woman who was looking to move into the Broughton area has contacted Blog Preston after graffiti and a piece of bacon were left outside the new proposed Broughton mosque […]

3 weeks ago
Anonymous leaflet posted through doors opposing Broughton mosque plans

A leaflet has been put through homeowner’s doors around Preston opposing proposals for a new mosque at Broughton. Outline plans include construction of a new build place of worship, with […]

4 weeks ago
Early plans lodged for new mosque on land off Broughton roundabout

An application has been submitted for a new mosque to be built off Broughton roundabout. Outline plans include construction of a new build place of worship, with features including parking […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tributes paid to Preston mum-of-one who died suddenly over the Easter weekend

Emma and her young daughter Ellen. Pic: LancsLive Emma Bleasdale, 39, passed away at her home in Garstang Road on April 5. The young mum of three-year-old Ellen had no serious health conditions, and her passing has come […]

1 month ago
Nine areas of Preston and South Ribble record less than three Covid cases in final week of March

Latest Covid case map. A total of nine areas within Preston and South Ribble currently have less than three coronavirus cases. This includes areas such as Penwortham North, Lostock Hall and Haslam Park. However, […]

1 month ago
M6 bridge set to be repaired almost three years after lorry struck bridge between Junction 32-33

Picture released by police of the lorry on the M6 Road work is expected to start on Saturday April 17 almost three years after a crash on Turner’s Farm cattle bridge over the M6 north of Preston. A 50mph speed […]

2 months ago
Medals of a Preston-born war hero James Towers set to fetch up to £180,000 at auction

The outstanding Great War 1918 ‘Final Advance to Victory’ V.C. group of five medals awarded to 21-year-old Preston-born, Private James Towers, 2nd Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) will go up for auction […]

2 months ago
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