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

M6 northbound at Preston to be closed at J32-J33 on Saturday night

An aerial view of one of the bridges just north of Junction 32 on the M6 Pic: Google A northbound closure of the M6 will be in force on Saturday night as bridge works continue. The work at Stewarts Wood Bridge means the motorway is shut northbound from […]

4 months ago
Plans for new housing and protection of green spaces could be shaped in Barton referendum

Barton Village Residents of a village on the outskirts of Preston are being urged to make their voices heard in a vote to be held this winter which will help shape the […]

5 months ago
Barton Grange Garden Centre unveils Christmas events line-up

Santa in his Barton Grange grotto Pic: Barton Grange Garden Centre A garden centre to the north of Preston has unveiled its festive line-up. Barton Grange Garden Centre is running three different events in the run-up to Christmas. Santa’s Christmas Journey […]

5 months ago
Cockapoo party event coming to Barton

Fancy dress is optional but encouraged for the Halloween-themed event A cockapoo party is coming to Preston. Party Like A Cockapoo is taking over Barton Equestrian Centre Indoor Arena on Saturday 30 September. The dogs get 75 minutes of off-lead […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

5 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 […]

5 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 […]

5 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 […]

6 months ago
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