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Broughton to house Preston’s second set of padel courts

Broughton and District Club Preston is to get its second set of courts on which residents can play the increasingly popular sport of padel. The tennis-like activity is set to be introduced at the […]

5 days ago
Volunteers set up fundraiser to feed community in Goosnargh

Volunteers at the chapel. Pic: Kathy Bamber A group of volunteers from Goosnargh are raising money for a new kitchen, after serving over 1,300 meals from a tiny chapel kitchen. The group began supporting people during the […]

6 months ago
Keen Goosnargh runner ‘left for dead’ in Broughton hit and run

Joshua pictured in hospital ahead of surgery Pic: Lisa Bello/Blog Preston A 25-year-old man is in hospital after being hit by a van while out running. Joshua Bello is in Royal Preston Hospital with two breaks to his neck, a broken […]

6 months ago
Roads in Broughton and Catterall to close due to M6 bridge works

Whittingham Lane would see a new access road put in to the development Pic: Google National Highways has confirmed the closure of two local roads to complete ‘essential’ maintenance work on two M6 bridges in September and October. National Highways is to carry out waterproofing and […]

2 years ago
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M6 J32-33 closures: September and October dates confirmed

Light trails on the M6 near Preston Pic: Shane King National Highways has set autumn dates to complete ‘essential’ maintenance work on the M6 on two bridges, with full weekend road closures expected. National Highways is to carry out waterproofing […]

2 years ago
44 new homes next door to Broughton club approved

A proposal to build 44 new homes in Broughton has been approved. The application site comprises of one field to the south of Whittingham Lane and to the east of […]

2 years ago
New clay courts for Broughton tennis club

The opening ceremony of new tennis court A Broughton tennis club has introduced new clay courts to its state of the art facilities. Over the past six months the Broughton and District Tennis Club in Whittingham Lane […]

2 years ago
Plans for rural business park in Broughton have been rejected

Artist's impression of the aerial view of the proposed business park Pic: MCK Plans to create a rural business park in Broughton have been rejected by Preston City Council. The development on land at Orchard Farm, 115 Whittingham Lane, would have comprised of 33 […]

2 years ago
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