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

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 […]

7 months ago
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 […]

8 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 […]

8 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 […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

8 months ago
Blue plaque returns to Broughton crossroads building

A heritage blue plaque that vanished from a former pub in Broughton shortly before the building was demolished has been replaced – after the village group that it commemorates gave […]

9 months ago
New Whittingham primary school proposed

A new primary school is to be set up on the former Whittingham Hospital site to meet a predicted shortfall of places in the Goosnargh, Grimsargh and Longridge areas. Lancashire […]

9 months ago
Goosnargh and Whittingham Whitsuntide Festival road closures and procession times

The main road through Goosnargh and Whittingham will be closed this weekend as the annual Whitsuntide Festival returns. And the full programme for what’s on during the day has also […]

9 months ago
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