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

Six-year-old girl dies from injuries sustained in Barton crash

The A6 is shut just south of Owd Nells Pic: Google A six-year-old girl has died in hospital from injuries sustained in a crash on Tuesday (15 August). Preston Police said her family were by her bedside as she passed away […]

3 months ago
Barton mega-battery farm alongside M6 approved

64 storage units will be placed in the farmer's field off Green Lane in Barton Pic: Barton Battery Storage A farmer’s field in rural Preston is to be turned into a battery plant that will store renewable energy until it is needed by the national grid. Preston City Council’s […]

3 months ago
Three children in hospital after Barton van crash

The A6 is shut just south of Owd Nells Pic: Google Three children are in hospital after a crash in Barton during Tuesday lunchtime. The A6, Garstang Road, has been shut just south of Owd Nells after a van collided with […]

3 months ago
Heritage Open Days in Preston 2023: What’s happening and when

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling The history and heritage of Preston is being explored this September as Heritage Open Days return. From exploring the city’s suburbs to going behind the scenes at the waste-collection service […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fell Bistro in Longridge up for two Lancashire Tourism Awards

Fell Bistro Pic: Nick Elsby A Longridge restaurant has scooped two nominations in this year’s Lancashire Tourism Awards. Fell Bistro in Berry Lane has been winning fans not just in the town but also further […]

4 months ago
Two executive homes planned for garden of Whittingham home

Two executive homes are planned for the garden of a historic property on the outskirts of Preston. The blueprint would see a gated courtyard spring up on land to the […]

4 months ago
Lane closures on M6 at Junction 31 cause major southbound delays

Motorists on the M6 and M55 at Preston are experiencing major delays during Friday evening. National Highways North West say a broken down vehicle on the M6 southbound between J32 […]

4 months ago
Broughton schoolboy wins housebuilder’s design competition

A primary school pupil in Broughton has won an interior design competition. Mason Pollard-Kennedy who attends Broughton-in-Amounderness Church of England Primary School won the Year 2 competition. Wain Homes asked […]

4 months ago
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