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

Preston City Council mounts legal challenge against 151 new homes in Barton

Cardwell Farm in Barton Pic: Google Preston City Council is mounting a legal challenge after the Planning Inspectorate ruled on appeal that 151 new homes could be built in Barton. Councillor Peter Moss, Deputy Leader and […]

2 months ago
Latest figures show many people have received the Covid vaccine in each area of Preston and South Ribble

So far 37% of the UK population have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meaning more than 24 million people across the UK have had their first jab. […]

2 months ago
Preston City Council response after Wainhomes win appeal to build in Barton

A planning inspector has ruled 151 new homes at Cardwell’s Farm in Barton, off the A6, can be built. A third of the development is due to be allocated for […]

2 months ago
New mosque could be built by Broughton roundabout

A new competition has been launched to find a talented and ambitious architect to design a mosque in Preston. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has opened the competition […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble, ranked lowest to highest by area

Covid-19 cases map to 25 February 2021 New data from the government reveals the areas in Preston and South Ribble with the least Covid-19 cases. Of the 32 areas covered by Blog Preston, Penwortham South recorded the […]

2 months ago
Covid-19 cases dropping in most areas of Preston and South Ribble

Covid-19 cases map to 18 February 2021 The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble continue to see a decrease in cases of Covid-19. Farington, Lea and Marina, and Preston City Centre are among the 22 […]

3 months ago
Housing developers say Broughton luxury housing scheme ‘not viable’ unless community contribution waived

Pillars - The Residences. Pic: Google maps Pillars Construction Ltd has submitted a letter to Preston City Council to remove the section 106 conditions from their Broughton development. Pillars, who have submitted the application regarding their development […]

3 months ago
New Guild Wheel section now open to the public

Part of the new Guild Wheel route Pic: Twitter @Chris66092274 A new, safer section of the Guild Wheel has opened for public use. The route cuts out part of Haighton Green Lane leading on to D’Urton Lane, which can be […]

3 months ago
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