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

Barton Grange garden centre reduce parking spaces as police warn over A6 restrictions

Inside Barton Grange's Christmas display last year Pic: Tony Worrall Car parking at a popular garden centre between Preston and Garstang has been cut back. Barton Grange Garden Centre is allowed to open under the government restrictions, as garden centres […]

6 months ago
St Matthew’s area of Preston sees a doubling of coronavirus cases in space of a week

Latest coronavirus cases map for Preston and South Ribble. Latest coronavirus data shows that St Matthew’s has seen a 127 per cent rise in Covid cases in the last week (4-11 November). Other areas in Preston and South Ribble […]

6 months ago
Barton Grange garden centre queues see police threaten to tow illegally parked vehicles on the A6

Illegally parked vehicles on the A6 close to the Barton Grange Garden Centre Pic: Garstang Over Wyre Police Police have warned they are about to start towing away cars parked illegally on the A6. Garstang and Over Wyre Police have been patrolling to the north of Barton, at […]

6 months ago
Man’s body found under motorway bridge near Broughton

M55 slip road Pic: Google A man’s body has been found under a motorway bridge near Broughton. LancsLive report that police confirmed the news earlier today (Sunday 8 November). Police were called to the eastbound […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Five plans for a total of 527 homes in Preston in new housing developments to be considered

Some of the style of homes planned for Tabley Lane Five planning applications for new housing are due to be discussed by Preston City Council‘s planning committee on Thursday (5 November). Some are recommended for approval and some for refusal […]

6 months ago
All but four areas of Preston and South Ribble see coronavirus cases increase in latest local figures

The Covid cases map of Preston is featuring more and more purple - high case areas Pic: Public Health England The week from 14 October to 21 October has seen all but four areas of Preston record an increase in their coronavirus cases. Penwortham North has seen a 163.6 per […]

7 months ago
Where in Preston Covid-19 cases have doubled, as Lancashire leaders speak out against government plans

Screenshot of Covid-19 case data map 1 to 7 October In the week 1 October to 7 October some areas in and around Preston have seen the number of Covid-19 positive cases double or even quadruple. According to government data, cases […]

7 months ago
M55 fully reopens after police incident at Kirkham junction

Queuing traffic on the M55 during Wednesday morning Pic: Owen Houghton Motorists travelling between Preston and Blackpool experienced long delays during Wednesday (7 October) morning. Lancashire Police closed the motorway between Junction 3 (Kirkham/Wesham) and Junction 4 (Peel Hill) in both […]

7 months ago
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