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

Broughton bypass: Plan for farming underpass is tabled

The proposed route for the Broughton bypass Plans for creating an underpass on the Broughton bypass have been tabled. Lancashire County Council need to create the underpass for a farmer so cattle can be moved between fields […]

6 years ago
M6 Junction 32 roadworks: Overnight closures taking place until Monday

Tailback on the M6 at Preston Motorists are being diverted off the M6 northbound and southbound during major roadworks. Overnight closures of the motorway are in place from Friday at 10pm. The northbound M6 from junctions […]

6 years ago
Broughton school’s hockey pitch back on planning agenda

Broughton College's proposed pitch layout Broughton residents are preparing to do battle with a local school once again over a new sports pitch. The hockey pitch proposed by Broughton business and enterprise college was deferred […]

6 years ago
Preston Digital Archive reaches an astounding 20 million views

Flickr hosted Preston Digital Archive has now reached a staggering landmark of twenty million viewings by people from Preston and the world over. Whether the people consulting the archive are Preston residents, ex-pats or […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 junction 32 roadworks: Northbound carriageway weekend closure

Tailback on the M6 at Preston The M6 northbound at Junction 32 is being closed for two nights this weekend. Roadworks continue on the junction with the M55 as the Highways Agency add extra lanes in […]

6 years ago
Broughton residents win reprieve as college’s hockey pitch plan is stalled

Broughton College's proposed pitch layout A Preston school faces losing funding for its new hockey pitch after a decision on its application was deferred for four weeks by councillors. Broughton Business and Enterprise College applied […]

6 years ago
Broughton college’s outdoor hockey pitch and floodlights plan set for approval

Broughton College's proposed pitch layout A new outdoor hockey pitch with floodlights in Broughton looks set to be given the go ahead. Planning officers at Preston City Council have recommended the proposal by Broughton Business […]

6 years ago
M6 Junction 32 roadworks: More overnight closures through July

Tailback on the M6 at Preston Motorists are being warned of further overnight closures of the M6 northbound during July. The Highways Agency have announced during three weekends there will be night-time diversions as they continue […]

6 years ago
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