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

M55 crash left westbound closed some motorists stranded for six hours

Trapped traffic on the M55 Pic: Scott Vickery Motorists heading to Blackpool endured a ‘Black Friday’ of a different kind. Following a serious crash involving more than three cars the […]

4 months ago
Update on the Broughton roadworks as new cycle lane goes in

The new cycle lane in Broughton The new cycle lane in Broughton A section of Garstang Road through Broughton is to be narrowed for new pavements – after a delay waiting for new materials. Lancashire County […]

5 months ago
Broughton’s future has been decided with a referendum vote

A referendum deciding the future of Broughton has been held. Residents in the village and surrounding area were given the option to vote on a neighbourhood plan, after Preston City […]

5 months ago
Broughton roadworks have been extended for another week

A major road closure in Broughton will continue for another week. A section of Garstang Road near James Towers Way was originally closed at 6am on Monday 10 September for […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Victoria Cross hero to have plaque at the Cenotaph

The plaque to be installed in the Flag Market The plaque to be installed in the Flag Market A Victoria Cross awarded soldier who now has a road named after him in the city is to be honoured. Preston […]

6 months ago
Search underway for missing Preston man with bloodstained jumper

James Lee James Lee Police are looking for a man with a bloodstained jumper and a black eye. A picture has been released by Preston Police of James Lee. He was last […]

6 months ago
A second bus lane coming to Broughton

A new bus lane is about to spring up in Broughton village. Lancashire County Council has announced plans to reduce ‘rat-running’ and stop unnecessary journeys through the village, since the […]

6 months ago
Boars Head Inn could soon be demolished

Community gathers to show their support for the Boars Head Community gathers to show their support for the Boars Head A popular Barton Pub could soon see bulldozers knocking down its walls. Barton NWL Properties, who now own The Boars […]

6 months ago
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