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At least 70 crashes on one Broughton crossroads as people swerve bypass

Traffic on Garstang Road at the Broughton crossroads A Preston village crossroads has been the scene of at least 70 collisions in the space of 18 months – more than six years after a bypass was built to […]

5 months ago
Former Broughton councillor says it was too easy to believe Post Office ‘couldn’t be wrong’

Councillor Neil Cartwright A former councillor who represented Broughton when the village’s sub-postmistress was wrongly prosecuted and later jailed after getting caught up in the Post Office scandal says that it was all […]

6 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year ago
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51 new homes in Broughton set to be rejected

Plans for 51 new houses in Broughton. Plans to build 51 new homes in Broughton are due to be rejected at Preston City Council’s planning committee. The reason for the refusal is because the proposed development in […]

1 year ago
Problem parking in Broughton village sees parish council putting out traffic cones

Old Garstang Road pic: Facebook Concerns have been raised about parking within the restricted zone in Broughton’s old Garstang Road. There are no double yellow lines in the area, something Lancashire County Council says is […]

2 years ago
Opinion: Why Broughton Parish Council opposes new mosque plans

Design view of planned Broughton mosque This is a guest post by Broughton Parish Council in response to the approval of plans to build a mosque in North Preston. Broughton Parish Council (BPC) should and has […]

2 years 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 […]

3 years ago
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