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

Police searching for missing Broughton pensioner

Ray MacKay A pensioner has gone missing from Broughton. 81-year-old Ray MacKay was last seen at his home address around 2.15pm on Friday (4 January). His car, a grey Land Rover Range […]

3 months ago
Whittingham homes plans near M6 go back in

Whittingham Lane would see a new access road put in to the development Pic: Google Whittingham Lane would see a new access road put in to the development Pic: Google A further 111 homes could be built alongside the M6 between Broughton and Whittingham. Emery […]

3 months ago
M6 crash at Broughton sees two seriously injured

Two people have been seriously injured in a crash which happened on the M6 at Broughton. A man was cut from his car at the incident between Junction 32 and […]

3 months ago
M6 crash at Broughton sees man cut free from car

The crash took place to the north of Junction 32 Pic: Google A man was cut from his car after a crash on the M6 to the north of Preston during Thursday (27 December) evening. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent four […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Retirement flats and shops plan for Broughton set for go ahead

The Touch of Spice restaurant in Broughton A new artist impression of how the development at the Broughton crossroads may look Despite hundreds of objections from nearby residents, a village’s MP and parish council the demolition of […]

3 months ago
Work to commence on Broughton crossroads early in the New Year

Lancashire County Council are improving the Broughton crossroads Early in the New Year is when improvement work on Broughton crossroads is set to move into it’s next stage. Lancashire County […]

3 months ago
All the new homes that have recently been approved in Preston

How part of the new development may look in Grimsargh Proposed new homes for Grimsargh Hundreds of new homes have been considered by Preston City Council‘s latest planning committee. Councillors met on Thursday (6 December) to consider the latest outline […]

3 months ago
Months of roadworks coming to Broughton

Roadworks signs have gone up along Preston Road in Grimsargh and into Longridge Pic: EsbenS Expect to see this sign regularly in Broughton Pic: EsbenS Five sets of road closures in Broughton running until summer 2019 have been announced. Lancashire County Council is to close […]

3 months ago
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