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Broughton is a district in Flintshire, Wales, close to the Wales–England border, located to the west of the City of Chester, England. Along with the nearby village of Bretton, the total population was 5,791 at the 2001 Census. Home of the huge Airbus factory.


Broughton and Bretton allotments open for National Gardens Scheme

Open day will include homemade teas

Lynn’s Chester Race for Life in memory of mum

Brio Leisure instructor will help warm up runners in advance of Sunday's race

Airbus UK's West Factory at Broughton, North Wales.

Airbus A380 super jumbo here to stay despite cut in deliveries

The company will supply 12 per year from 2018, down from the 27 it delivered in 2015

The motorhome stuck under the bridge on Broughton Hall Road

Broughton Shopping Park brings the magic of reading to life for school children

Primary age children took part in a storytelling session

The Airbus A380 Factory in Broughton, North Wales where the wing is manufactured then transported to France.

Work at Airbus Broughton plant 'integral' to European aerospace industry

Chief executive Tom Enders made the positive comments about UK operations

What do Vauxhall have to say about the Brexit victory?

Car manufacturer, who had urged staff to back Remain campaign, employs more than 2,000 people at its Ellesmere Port plant

The Airbus A380 Factory in Broughton, North Wales where the wing is manufactured then transported to France.

Airbus bosses assess the impact of EU Referendum result

Broughton-based aerospace giant bosses describe the result as a 'wake up call'

AWAS buys 15 Airbus planes

Airbus celebrates securing £1bn deal for 15 planes

AWAS announced the deal for A320 and A321 aircraft

Broughton Park dishes up a street food festival

Shoppers can savour flavours from across the globe at the Eats from the Street event

David Cameron backs Airbus and Vauxhall over EU referendum stance

PM supports big local employers in supporting the Remain case during live TV debate

Water supply back in Chester after parts of the city cut off by burst pipe

Dee Valley Water said the problem had started from a strategic water main in Handbridge

Chester Race for Life will be in memory of mum

Lynn Smith will face challenge to remember mum Marjorie

Chester Catholic High School

No water for parts of Chester after burst pipe cuts off supply

Broughton, Handbridge, Lache and Saltney all affected

The Vote Leave leaflet that Toyota is considering legal action over

Vauxhall, Toyota and Unilever unhappy with Vote Leave campaign

Big local employers allege unauthorised use of their logos in leaflet that argues Britain should leave EU in June 23 referendum

Klaus Armstrong-Jones is preparing to revisit Ireland, where he was evacuated to 70 years ago

Broughton orphan's early life portrayed in exhibition

Former councillor will feature in project coming to Theatr Clwyd in May 2017 

Wine stocked by Asda named best in the world – and it costs just £4.37

Budget Malbec beats 16,000 rivals in a blind taste test

Little Neston brothers make history at Isle of Man TT Races

Family-run sidecar team goes back more than 45 years 

What Ivan Sonko told police by email when they attempted to get him to return to the UK to face justice

Broughton fugitive tells police 'I'm not coming back'

Ivan Sonko, 40 - given 27 months in his absence for assault and harassment - fled to Dubai after his arrest

Videos & Photos

An impression of what the new Chester market square would look like as part of the Northgate development

Dawn till dusk Chester market proposed as part of Northgate Development

Olive Tree Brasserie Chester opens in style

Screengrab from video of truck reversing into fence and street sign in Ellesmere Port

Watch this lorry driver's Ellesmere Port reversing fail


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