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

Consultation event on building 4,000 new homes in North West Preston announced

A graphic released by the council showing the area of the city which would be developed Residents in the North West of Preston are being asked to give their views on where 4,000 new homes could be built. Preston City Council’s masterplan for the Cottam, Lea […]

10 years ago
Broughton roundabout roadworks: Full overnight closures from Monday

Traffic at the Broughton roundabout is often backed up due to congestion on the A6 Motorists who use the Broughton roundabout overnight are being warned of disruption. Major roadworks are currently being undertaken on the roundabout to ease congestion in the North of the city. […]

10 years ago
Whittingham Road plans for up to 200 new homes goes to planning appeal

View from the South West of the proposed site looking towards Longridge A proposal to build up to 200 homes, a swimming pool and offices on countryside North of Preston will be the subject of a planning appeal. Fox Strategic Land and […]

10 years ago
Broughton bypass: County councillors to visit proposed road route before making decision

The proposed route for the Broughton bypass County councillors being asked to decide whether the Broughton bypass should go ahead will visit the site this month. The development control committee at Lancashire County Council meets on Wednesday […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Meet Preston’s councillors: Neil Cartwright representing Preston Rural East

This is the latest in our series looking at the councillors who represent us. Name? Neil Cartwright Age? 64 but young in outlook! Which ward do you represent? Rural East […]

11 years ago
Broughton bypass: Parish council issue passionate call for re-submitted plans to be approved

Broughton residents hope the bypass will bring peace and quiet to the village With the re-submission of the Broughton bypass for planning permission the local Parish council have issued a passionate rallying cry for it to be passed. Broughton parish councillor Peter Moss […]

11 years ago
Broughton roundabout roadworks: Overnight closures planned throughout August, September and October

Traffic at the Broughton roundabout is often backed up due to congestion on the A6 Work on the Broughton roundabout continues with overnight closures beginning from Sunday 11 August. The roadworks which will allow extra traffic through the bottle-neck junction of the A6 and M55 […]

11 years ago
Broughton bypass plans back before Preston City Council for re-approval

The proposed route for the Broughton bypass Lancashire County Council has re-submitted its plans to build a bypass at Broughton. The project, which has been mooted for 20 years, has been re-applied for as previous permission, granted […]

11 years ago
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