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

Woodplumpton residents object as local centre could be dropped from housing development

The style of new homes in Cottam which could be built Pic: Randall Thorp/planning application Woodplumpton residents are objecting to an amended planning application that would see community facilities dropped from a nearby development. The original proposals from Bloor Homes and Taylor Wimpey for up […]

7 months ago
Preston schools and colleges named on rape culture website

School crossing road sign Pic: Pixabay A number of Preston schools and colleges have been named on a website that shares stories from rape culture survivors. Everyone’s Invited states that its mission is to ‘expose and […]

7 months ago
Home to Hospital transport launched to help with travel to Preston eye appointments

Community Eyecare (CHEC), one of the largest providers of community-based ophthalmology services in the UK, has launched its new Home to Hospital service offering transportation to and from eyecare surgery […]

8 months ago
Parking ban for section of D’urton Lane to be considered

A new roundabout has been put in at D'urton Lane Pic: Blog Preston Proposals which aim to make part of D’Urton Lane safer for road users is expected to be approved by councillors this week. A new report to be considered by Lancashire […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Community groups in Preston, Penwortham, Leyland and Broughton chosen for potential Co-op funding

Good causes in Preston, Penwortham, Leyland and Broughton may receive cash from a Co-op community fund. Every year, each Co-op store and Funeral Care home nominates three local community groups […]

8 months ago
Flooding in Station Lane at Barton

Station Lane at Barton has been closed due to flood water. This morning, weather warnings were issued due to heavy rainfall. Read more: Flood warnings and alerts as Preston and […]

8 months ago
M6 near Preston closed due to flooding

M6 near Junction 32 Pic: Google Part of the M6 near Preston is closed due to flooding. Two lanes have been shut on the southbound carriageway between J33 and J32. Traffic officers are at the scene. […]

8 months ago
Deafblind Broughton teenager shortlisted for national charity award

A deafblind Broughton teenager has received a Young Person of the Year nomination at the Sense Awards. Ava Jolliffe, 15, is deafblind and a wheelchair user and was shortlisted for […]

8 months ago
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