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

Boars Head pub looks set to be saved once again

Community gathers to show their support for the Boars Head A fresh attempt to knock down a pub in a village to the north of Preston has been withdrawn. Barton NWL Properties had applied to demolish the Boars Head. The […]

4 months ago
Work to begin on Preston’s first ‘eco-commune’

Each of the homes will come with a different layout and features Pic: Studio John Bridge A new eco-commune development has been granted permission to be built in Broughton. Kingsway Gardens is to be the first community of eco homes in the city. Designed by John […]

5 months ago
Broughton declares ‘no confidence’ in Preston City Council planners

These style of homes could be built at Broughton A village council in Preston has declared it has ‘no confidence’ in Preston City Council’s planning department. Broughton Parish Council has written to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities […]

5 months ago
Touch of Spice set to close

Another view of the Indian restaurant on the Broughton crossroads A popular Broughton restaurant is set to close its doors after a turbulent year has left clouds hanging over the future of the site. Touch of Spice will serve it’s […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Crashes on M6 and M55 at Junction 32 causing delays

The crashes are affecting traffic trying to leave the M6 at Junction 32 Pic: Google Two crashes on the M6 and M55 are causing delays on Wednesday evening in Preston. One lane is shut on the M6 northbound between Junction 31A and Junction 32 due […]

5 months ago
M55 delays after crash blocks motorway westbound

The junction 3 crash near Kirkham turn off Pic: LancsRoadPolice Motorists on the M55 were caught up in delays after a crash near Junction 3. The Kirkham turn was slow due to a crash involving a number of cars on […]

5 months ago
Broughton retirement complex plan for Touch of Spice is rejected

A new artist impression of how the development at the Broughton crossroads may look Proposals for a new retirement complex and shops in the centre of Broughton village have been knocked back by councillors. Midas Land Limited wanted to knock down the current Touch […]

5 months ago
M6 crash at Junction 32 causes delays

A driver has been treated at the scene after a crash on the M6 at Preston. The black car was parked up on one of the slip lanes at the […]

5 months ago
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