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

M6 overnight closure between Junction 32 and 33 for bridge works

Work taking place on the M6 at Stewart's Wood Bridge Pic: Highways Agency North West The M6 will be shut northbound during Tuesday evening as bridge repairs continue. The Stewart’s Wood Bridge work means Highways Agency North West is closing the motorway from Junction 32 […]

2 months ago
Looking at air quality in Preston as Council confirms no plans to introduce ULEZ

Air quality station at Meadow Street and Ringway Pic: Google Preston City Council says there are no plans to introduce an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in the city. ULEZ aims to help improve air quality by reducing the number of […]

2 months ago
Woodplumpton boy raises hundreds for Rosemere from garden shed shop

Will Rainford in his shop Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation An entrepreneurial 11-year-old boy has raised funds for Rosemere after losing both his grandparents to cancer. A year 7 pupil at Broughton High School, Will Rainford has dealt with cancer […]

2 months ago
M6 and M61 congestion as roadworks between J32-33 cause long Preston delays

Traffic queuing near J30 of the M6 northbound Pic: Traffic cameras uk There’s severe congestion on the M6 and M61 as holidaymakers head for the Lake District. Roadworks taking place between Junction 32 and Junction 33, where there’s lane closures for bridge […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 lane closures between Junction 32 and 33 for eight weeks due to bridge repair works

An aerial view of one of the bridges just north of Junction 32 on the M6 Pic: Google Bridge repair and waterproofing works are to see lane closures on the M6 northbound between Preston and Lancaster for eight weeks. A section of the M6 to the north of […]

3 months ago
Broughton Beer and Pie Festival returns in September

Raising a glass at the Broughton Club Pic: Broughton Club A popular beer festival is returning to a village on the outskirts of Preston. Broughton Beer and Pie Festival is back at the Broughton Club. Running over three days there’s […]

3 months ago
Fundraiser to support Millie Gribble’s family passes target

Millie with her parents Pic: GoFundMe/Stacy Nelson More than £5,000 has been raised to help support the family of Millie Gribble following her death. The six-year-old died in hospital from injuries sustained when a van hit her, […]

3 months ago
Emotional tribute paid to ‘happy little girl’ who died in Barton crash

Millie Gribble died in hospital after the crash on the A6 Pic: Preston Police Tributes have been paid to the six-year-old girl who died in the crash on the A6 this week. Millie Gribble died in hospital from her injuries after she and two […]

3 months ago
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