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

New homes plan for Barton on land at Cardwell’s farm

Plans are on the drawing board for a 150 home development at Cardwell’s Farm, Barton. Housebuilder Wainhomes has submitted an application to Preston City Council to develop the agricultural land […]

3 months ago
Broughton crossroads roadworks to go on a week longer than planned

Ongoing roadworks in Broughton as part of the new look road scheme Pic: Blog Preston Roadworks on the Broughton crossroads are to run a week later than planned. Lancashire County Council has also confirmed it is going to close Whittingham Lane for resurfacing for a […]

3 months ago
M55 and M6 delays due to crash near Preston

Heavy traffic on the Broughton roundabout on Friday 28 June Pic: Motorwaycameras Motorists on the motorways in and around Preston are being warned of delays. A crash on the M55 at between Junction 1 at Broughton is causing tailbacks to Kirkham. It’s […]

3 months ago
Broughton parking shake-up as crossroads roadworks continue

The work ongoing to create new parking bays in Broughton Broughton is to see new parking bays and restricted parking zones put in near the crossroads. Work continues by Lancashire County Council on the village’s road layout. Currently there’s waiting […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Broughton crossroads and Woodplumpton Lane closures as roadworks continue

Ongoing roadworks in Broughton as part of the new look road scheme Pic: Blog Preston Motorists using the Broughton crossroads are being warned of its closure. Woodplumpton Lane is being closed between the crossroads and Kingsway Avenue. The temporary closure of the crossroads is due […]

4 months ago
Barn fire closes the A6 at Barton

Jepps Lane where it closes the A6 Pic: Google Firefighters are tackling a fire at a barn just to the north of Preston. Traffic has been halted on the A6 due to the fire which is just off Jepps […]

4 months ago
Couple rescue Broughton float centre from going under

Mandala Float Center exterior A Broughton floatation therapy centre is open again after a local couple bought the business.  Paul and Tina Burrows re-opened Mandala Float Center, which is the only floatation therapy centre […]

4 months ago
M6 delays from Junction 32 due to ‘overturned vehicle’

Delays on the M6 beyond Junction 32 Pic: Kelly-Marie Carberry An overturned vehicle is causing delays on the M6 just north of Preston. Drivers are reporting delays from Junction 32 onwards. The crash, understood to involve a caravan, has taken […]

4 months ago
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