Broughton

Broughton

Driver cut free from wreckage after slip-road collision

A driver escaped with only minor injuries after being cut free from the wreckage of a car by firefighters.

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Flooding at the housing site in Goosnargh

Goosnargh flood risk is a real threat

A controversial affordable housing site granted planning permission in rural Lancashire poses a considerable flooding risk, an objector to the plans has maintained.

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Preston Town Hall

Dispute over ticket rules for planning

A new ticketing system for Preston Council’s planning committee meetings has been branded a “disgrace” by an opposition councillor.

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Crossroads at Broughton at the junction of Garstang Road, Whittingham Lane and Woodplumpton Lane

Long history of Broughton bypass

Building of the Broughton Bypass is in its final few months. Local historian Keith Johnson looks back on the long journey to get the relief road
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Dave Dinsdale and Tino Ferrari after the shave-off.

Dave and Tino’s Longridge shave-off smashes target for two charities

Two Longridge men have shaved off half of the hair on their heads and the alternate sides of their beards in aid of two charities close to their hearts.

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Ben Ashworth

Ben’s Way to be open next year on Preston's Guild Wheel

A section of the Guild Wheel dedicated to an inspirational Preston charity campaigner will be unveiled on the first anniversary of his death.

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Preston Town Hall

Have your say on Preston Council shake-up plans

A consultation on plans to reduce the number of councillors in Preston is underway.

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General manager Daniel Rich at the Barton Grange Hotel

Bosses at Barton Grange unveil results of £250,000 investment

Bosses at Barton Grange Hotel have announced the completion of a £250,000 upgrade project.

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Fire crews dealt with a warehouse fire

Workshop blaze suspected to be arson

A workshop fire in Broughton is believed to have been started deliberately

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What the main training ground building could look like

PNE decision day arrives: What you need to know

The future of Preston North End's training ground masterplan will be decided by the city council's planning committee on Thursday.
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Traffic negotiates bypass work on the A6

Village detour as A6 shuts at night

One of Preston’s busiest roads is to be closed for five nights later this month, forcing traffic onto country lanes and through a peaceful village.

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This is how the garden at Adam Wright's garden was left behind after being re-turfed.

Garden of £300,000 new build Longridge home ‘inaccessible for two years’

A Longridge father has spoken of his dismay after moving into a £300,000 home in the town, only months later to discover his garden was sinking and holes appearing.

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Fire service, police and air ambulance crews had launched a joint operationat the scene on Liverpool Road.  Pic: Bob Clare

Man rescued from electricity pylon

A man has been rescued after being spotted "dangling" from an electricity pylon in Hutton.
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Police at the murder scene at Chatsworth Street, Preston

Preston man guilty of wife's murder

A husband who bludgeoned his wife to death with a hammer in their Preston home has been handed a life sentence.

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An artist's impression of part of the training ground

Re-submitted PNE bid earmarked for approval

Council officers have said they are “minded to approve” Preston North End’s re-submitted training ground masterplan.
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Lancashire Road Police posted this image from the scene

Lanes reopened on M6 after two collisions

The full northbound carriageway on the M6 north of Preston is open following two separate collisions.

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An artist's impression of the UCLan Adelphi square development

Planners urged to heed advice on Preston's Adelphi scheme

Preston charities have urged planners to remember the needs of the blind and visually impaired community ahead of a major scheme.

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A huge crack is seen in the harbour after an earthquake in Kos

PNE star's family feel impact of Greek earthquake

A Preston North End star has spoken of his relief that his family is safe after feeling the effects of a deadly earthquake.
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Students from Sir Tom Finney Community High Issac Eley, Katie Wilson, Ronan Barker, Shane Stone at the brook in Grange Park, Ribbleton

Chemicals dumped in Preston school's eco-stream

Green-fingered Preston youngsters have spoken of their dismay after pollution wrecked their environment project.

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REVIEW The Stags Head Goosnargh, July 2017 after pub has �270,000 refit

Investment pays off for new gastro pub the Stags Head

Monday, my husband declared he was right back on Slimming World.

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