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

Local housing plan deadline must be hit to avoid building free-for-all

New homes on Hoyles Lane The race is on for Preston, South Ribble and Chorley councils to complete years of work that will determine where and how many new houses are built in each area […]

1 month ago
The Italian Orchard at Broughton make major donation to Rosemere Cancer Centre

Ivan, Louise and Carlo Bragagnini with the donation Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation Both Ivan Bragagnini and Carlo Bragagnini have received treatment from Rosemere when they've battled cancer. A charity ball was held at the popular Broughton restaurant to mark 38 years of operating.

1 month ago
M6 roadworks causing weekend nightmare at junction 32-33

A traffic map of the M6 taken at 4.50pm on Sunday, October 22 Ongoing roadworks at a busy section of motorway are causing regular delays, and frustration, for people travelling. There have been lane closures between junction 32 and 33 on the M6 […]

1 month ago
Emergency response plan focused on potential M6 impact needed for battery farm

Work on a battery storage plant in rural Preston will not be able to start until an emergency response plan has been prepared to deal with the potential impact of […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 northbound at Preston to be closed at J32-J33 on Saturday night

An aerial view of one of the bridges just north of Junction 32 on the M6 Pic: Google A northbound closure of the M6 will be in force on Saturday night as bridge works continue. The work at Stewarts Wood Bridge means the motorway is shut northbound from […]

2 months ago
Plans for new housing and protection of green spaces could be shaped in Barton referendum

Barton Village Residents of a village on the outskirts of Preston are being urged to make their voices heard in a vote to be held this winter which will help shape the […]

2 months ago
Barton Grange Garden Centre unveils Christmas events line-up

Santa in his Barton Grange grotto Pic: Barton Grange Garden Centre A garden centre to the north of Preston has unveiled its festive line-up. Barton Grange Garden Centre is running three different events in the run-up to Christmas. Santa’s Christmas Journey […]

2 months ago
Cockapoo party event coming to Barton

Fancy dress is optional but encouraged for the Halloween-themed event A cockapoo party is coming to Preston. Party Like A Cockapoo is taking over Barton Equestrian Centre Indoor Arena on Saturday 30 September. The dogs get 75 minutes of off-lead […]

2 months ago
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