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

‘Garden city’ plan for the North West of Preston is unveiled

Some scenes in the masterplan of what green spaces would be provided alongside the homes The North West edge of Preston could see up to 5,300 homes built in what councillors claim is a new “garden city”. A masterplan which takes in the Broughton, Cottam, […]

6 years ago
Full list: Major cull proposed to evening and weekend bus services to and from Preston

Using buses to get to and from Preston in the evenings won't be as easy from May A number of evening and Sunday bus services across Preston are due to be withdrawn from May. Lancashire County Council is planning to cut its subsidising of a number of […]

6 years ago
Broughton roundabout roadworks are finished

Traffic at the Broughton roundabout is often backed up due to congestion on the A6 Work has finished on the Broughton roundabout as part of a scheme to cut congestion across the North of Preston. The roadworks, which started in June this year, will allow […]

6 years ago
Broughton bypass granted planning permission a third time

The proposed route for the Broughton bypass Permission to build the Broughton bypass has been renewed once again. The £23.7 million project was nodded through by county councillors, 12 years after it was first approved. The road […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Broughton roundabout roadworks to be finished by Christmas

Traffic at the Broughton roundabout is often backed up due to congestion on the A6 Work on the Broughton roundabout is due to be completed just before Christmas. Lancashire County Council have been working on the roundabout since June, part of their transport plan for […]

6 years ago
Consultation event on building 4,000 new homes in North West Preston announced

A graphic released by the council showing the area of the city which would be developed Residents in the North West of Preston are being asked to give their views on where 4,000 new homes could be built. Preston City Council’s masterplan for the Cottam, Lea […]

6 years ago
Broughton roundabout roadworks: Full overnight closures from Monday

Traffic at the Broughton roundabout is often backed up due to congestion on the A6 Motorists who use the Broughton roundabout overnight are being warned of disruption. Major roadworks are currently being undertaken on the roundabout to ease congestion in the North of the city. […]

6 years ago
Whittingham Road plans for up to 200 new homes goes to planning appeal

View from the South West of the proposed site looking towards Longridge A proposal to build up to 200 homes, a swimming pool and offices on countryside North of Preston will be the subject of a planning appeal. Fox Strategic Land and […]

7 years ago
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