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

New homes planned for Broughton for approval as planning war intensifies

The site off James Towers Way, the Broughton Bypass Land off the Broughton Bypass looks set to see nearly 100 new homes built. Preston City Council’s planning officers look set to continue their battle with Broughton Parish Council. After […]

7 months ago
Preston city council interim boss hits back against rural criticism

Preston's Town Hall - could it govern its own independent state? Pic: Tony Worrall A Parish Council says it is ‘taking stock’ after a furious riposte from the interim chief executive of Preston City Council. Broughton Parish Council declared ‘no confidence’ in the city […]

7 months ago
New homes planned in Whittingham Lane

An aerial view of the planned site Plans have been submitted for nine new homes in Broughton. The proposed scheme would see the new dwellings built on agricultural land off Whittingham Lane. The house types have not […]

7 months ago
Former Indian restaurant in Broughton to be demolished

Another view of the Indian restaurant on the Broughton crossroads An Indian restaurant is to be demolished in Broughton. Preston City Council have been notified of the demolition work at the Touch of Spice in Garstang Road. Its owners, Midas […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Boars Head pub looks set to be saved once again

Community gathers to show their support for the Boars Head A fresh attempt to knock down a pub in a village to the north of Preston has been withdrawn. Barton NWL Properties had applied to demolish the Boars Head. The […]

7 months ago
Work to begin on Preston’s first ‘eco-commune’

Each of the homes will come with a different layout and features Pic: Studio John Bridge A new eco-commune development has been granted permission to be built in Broughton. Kingsway Gardens is to be the first community of eco homes in the city. Designed by John […]

8 months ago
Broughton declares ‘no confidence’ in Preston City Council planners

These style of homes could be built at Broughton A village council in Preston has declared it has ‘no confidence’ in Preston City Council’s planning department. Broughton Parish Council has written to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities […]

8 months ago
Touch of Spice set to close

Another view of the Indian restaurant on the Broughton crossroads A popular Broughton restaurant is set to close its doors after a turbulent year has left clouds hanging over the future of the site. Touch of Spice will serve it’s […]

8 months ago
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