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

Preston Gridlock: Map showing roadworks circle of hell around city

Tailback on the M6 at Preston Two sets of major roadworks on the M6 in both directions until Halloween are the major cause of Preston’s gridlock. Combined with the Fishergate roadworks at the railway station and […]

6 years ago
Gridlock city: Why has Preston’s peak-time traffic become so much worse recently?

Strand Road was bumper to bumper "as usual" according to Blog Preston readers Preston motorists have faced gridlock once more on the roads both in and outside the city. Congestion has seen cars backed up on routes through the city centre and the […]

6 years ago
Dog fouling problems in Broughton village

A parish council in Preston has called for a crackdown on dog fouling. Broughton is being plagued by dog poo according to the Parish Council. A statement from the council […]

6 years ago
Free business talk at Barton Grange with Graham Corrigan

Graham Corrigan gives the talk A respected business leader brings one of his inspiring talks to Barton Grange near Preston. Graham Corrigan is a former World and European business coach of the year. He was […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Volleyball club running taster sessions for new Preston recruits

Preston Volleyball team in action Prestonians are being encouraged to take up volleyball in the city. Taster sessions are being run by Volleyball Preston at Broughton High School. Funded by the Lancashire Sports Partnership the […]

6 years ago
M6 northbound near Preston: Serious accident causes long tailbacks

Tailback on the M6 at Preston There were heavy delays northbound on the M6 beyond Junction 31. The Highways Agency say a serious accident near Junction 32, Broughton, saw two lanes closed when a car crashed into the […]

6 years ago
Delays on M6 southbound near Preston after major smash

Junction 31a of the M6 and the Red Scar industrial estate Police have re-opened all lanes of the M6 southbound after a smash closed it between Junction 32 and 31. The Highways Agency said the 4×4 had been recovered after the […]

6 years ago
M6 Broughton interchange roadworks: Motorists reminded of overnight closure

Tailback on the M6 at Preston Overnight closures of the M6 Junction 32 are continuing this weekend as part of a £7 million roadworks scheme. The Highways Agency have advised motorists to allow extra time as […]

6 years ago
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