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

Dog walking duo operating dog field in Goosnargh

Four paws are pounding across a field in Goosnargh as a new dog field opens. Mr & Mrs Barker, who run Go Barkers, have applied to convert a field next […]

9 months ago
Barton Grange Garden Centre launches half-term workshops for budding gardeners

Barton Grange Wild Workshop To celebrate National Children’s Gardening Week, Barton Grange Garden Centre is hosting two special workshops to encourage kids to explore the natural world. On Thursday 1 June, there is a Make […]

9 months ago
Broughton’s Toll Bar Cottage cafe drawing visitors from near and far

A community café and meeting space set up in a Preston village will soon be able to plough its profits into supporting other local grassroots projects. The Toll Bar Cottage […]

9 months ago
Broughton Bypass to see ‘preservation’ work due to surface issues

A major bypass route in the north of Preston is due to be resurfaced despite being operational for less than six years. A quarter of a million pounds is to […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Seven homes planned near grade-II listed Ashes Farm in Longridge

View from the Lane showing southern site boundary to the left Pic: Planning documents Plans to build seven new homes on land near the Ashes Farm west of Longridge, have been submitted to Preston City Council. The site lies within the countryside and comprises […]

10 months ago
Preston man jailed after stalking and harassing woman for three years

Daniel Newby A man has been jailed after carrying out a harassment campaign against a former business associate, which included death threats, posting her personal information online and bombarding her daily with […]

10 months ago
Preston Parish Council local elections 2023: Full list of candidates

Verification of votes at the 2019 local elections in Preston Pic: Blog Preston The Neighbourhood and Parish Council elections for Preston are taking place on Thursday 4 May. The Parish Elections will be scheduled to take place in Lea and Cottam (Cottam Ward), […]

10 months ago
Three day beer festival returning to Fulwood cricket club

Plenty of ales will be on offer during the festival A three day beer festival is returning to a Preston cricket club at the end of this month. Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club located in Garstang Road, held its first […]

10 months ago
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