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

Fundraiser launched to aid Goosnargh Oliverson’s Primary School after fires

A village has rallied round its primary school after an arson attempt damaged playground equipment. Goosnargh Oliverson’s School was targeted twice in the space of a month by a 13-year-old […]

4 months ago
Teenage boy charged with arson after Goosnargh primary school fire

A teenage boy has been charged with arson following fires at a primary school in Goosnargh. Preston Police said a 13-year-old boy – who cannot be named for legal reasons […]

4 months ago
Teenager arrested after fire at primary school in Goosnargh

A teenager has been arrested after a suspected arson attempt at a school in a village outside Preston. Preston Police were called to Goosnargh Oliverson’s School at 2am on Monday […]

4 months ago
Broughton crossroads apartments The Watermills on the market

New apartments built by Community Gateway Association in the centre of Broughton are now finished. The 52-bed block on the site of the former Golden Ball pub and restaurant has […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 at Preston re-opened after milk lorry crash chaos

Delays still remain on the M6 during Sunday evening as motorists endured a day of gridlock in and around Preston. Two lanes remain closed southbound between Junction 32 (Broughton) and […]

5 months ago
Two-hour delays and ‘no estimate’ for reopening M6 after milk lorry crash near Preston

Milk lorry being removed from M6 Pic @HighwaysNWEST Twitter The M6 between J31 and J33 near Preston remains closed in both directions after a milk lorry crashed through the central reservation at 7am today. Update: M6 re-opened in both […]

5 months ago
M6 shut between J32-31 as milk lorry crashes into central reservation

A lorry has crashed through the central reservation on the M6 and shut the motorway in both directions. Update: M6 re-opened in both directions at Preston after milk lorry crash […]

5 months ago
Broughton roundabout crash causing major Fulwood congestion

Traffic at the Broughton roundabout is often backed up due to congestion on the A6 A crash near the Broughton roundabout is causing major congestion in and around Fulwood and Broughton. Preston Police have officers on the scene of a crash on the A6 (Garstang […]

6 months ago
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