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

Eldon Primary School and Myerscough College shortlisted for 2021 Educate Awards

A Preston school will this November compete against over 75 others at the Educate Awards 2021. Eldon Primary School has been shortlisted for four awards, including the Innovative and Creative […]

8 months ago
The Italian Orchard in Broughton set to expand again

The refurbished bar area at The Italian Orchard A planning application has been submitted for an expansion at The Italian Orchard in Broughton. The application is for a two-storey rear extension that would be built over the area […]

8 months ago
81 new homes in Broughton refused

The application site (red) in relation to Broughton, James Towers Way, the neighbourhood plan allocated land (green hash) and approved schemes at Park House (purple) and Keyfold Farm (yellow) Pic: Emery Planning A proposal to build 81 new homes in Broughton has been denied. It had been previously set to be refused for a number of reasons such as it went against […]

8 months ago
Rural business park planned for Broughton

Artist's impression of the proposed business park Pic: MCK A planning application has been submitted for a new rural business park in Broughton. The development on land at Orchard Farm in Whittingham Lane would be made up of 33 […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Toll Bar Cottage in Broughton officially opened by Mayor of Preston

The Mayor of Preston officially opened Toll Bar Cottage yesterday (Sunday 3 October). He was treated to coffee and a slice of cake and shown the extensive work that has […]

9 months ago
Broughton Parish Church Choir ready for in-person rehearsals and preparing to take on more choristers

Broughton Parish Church Choir are returning to rehearsals as usual during the autumn term. It is hoped within the next 12 months that the talented group of singers will be able […]

9 months ago
81 new homes proposal for Broughton set to be refused

The application site (red) in relation to Broughton, James Towers Way, the neighbourhood plan allocated land (green hash) and approved schemes at Park House (purple) and Keyfold Farm (yellow) Pic: Emery Planning A proposed plan for 81 new homes in the Whittingham Lane and James Towers Way area of Broughton is set to be refused after a number of issues have been […]

9 months ago
Winning Broughton mosque design announced by Royal Institute of British Architects

The Royal Institute of British Architects has today announced the winners of the Broughton mosque design competition. The news follows a deferred planning application for the mosque, which arose due […]

9 months ago
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