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Battle of the Boars Head pub at Barton resumes over plans for flats and homes

Fire damage can be seen to the Boars Head Pic: Nigel Trundle A former pub on the A6 at Barton is to go have its fate decided by councillors once more. The troubled Boars Head in Garstang Road has been the subject […]

5 months ago
Barton homes plan for Jepps Lane is submitted

The field off Jepps Lane where the homes would be built Pic: Google Proposals for new homes on fields at Barton have been lodged. Story Homes wants to build 125 homes off Jepps Lane. The land, just off the A6, would be a […]

1 year ago
Barn fire closes the A6 at Barton

Jepps Lane where it closes the A6 Pic: Google Firefighters are tackling a fire at a barn just to the north of Preston. Traffic has been halted on the A6 due to the fire which is just off Jepps […]

1 year ago
Latest housing development plans appear for Barton

The field off Jepps Lane where the homes would be built Pic: Google A farmer’s field in Barton looks set to become more new housing. Story Homes is proposing a 125-homes development off Jepps Lane. The one to five-bedroom homes will have 35 […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fire crews called to blaze at car workshop

Image from incident on Barton Lane. Credit: Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service Crews from Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service attended a fire this evening (December 31). The incident reportedly occurred […]

3 years ago
Barton homes plan is thrown out by planning inspector

Barton would have seen new homes built if plans were approved Pic: Keith Sergeant Barton would have seen new homes built if plans were approved Pic: Keith Sergeant An appeal to build new homes on the rural outskirts of Preston has been blocked. Wainhomes […]

3 years ago
Decision day looms in battle to save Boars Head pub in Barton

Protest outside the Boars Head showing support for keeping the pub as a community asset Protest outside the Boars Head showing support for keeping the pub as a community asset Campaigners who want to stop a pub in a village on the outskirts of Preston […]

4 years ago
Boars Head pub in Barton could become flats

The Boars Head pub, in Barton, Preston, could become flats following its recent forced closure – says concerned residents. The country pub closed last month after owners, Mitchells of Lancaster (brewers) Ltd, released […]

4 years ago
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