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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.


A51 Chester motorists lose around 21 HOURS stuck in traffic every year

Busy carriageway is one of the most congested in the region

City of Chester Male Voice Choir release latest CD

Two tracks on Celebration feature a collaboration with Broughton Primary School Choir

Chester DJ films latest music video on streets of the city

Get Up and Dance video includes footage of the Eastgate Clock and the Grosvenor Hotel

Tesco in Broughton

Tesco is hiring 150 new staff over Christmas in Cheshire

Tesco is looking to recruit an extra 150 festive colleagues in Cheshire this Christmas

Primark at Broughton Shopping Park

Broughton Primark, M&S and Nando's all recruiting this weekend

More than 200 jobs will be up for grabs at jobs fair event at shopping park on October 1

Broughton Airbus volunteers celebrate 10th anniversary of Big Dee Day

Environment event still flying high after a decade

The Law Courts in Mold

Broughton drink-driver was showing off to her friends

Kelly Louise Begley's erratic driving leads to her being banned for a year

File photo dated 27/01/09 of a branch of Kentucky Fried Chicken, or KFC, as a new documentary series is going behind the counter at KFC to lift the lid on the fried chicken business. The three-part series, called Inside KFC, is a look at a global business valued at more than £4.5 billion. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday December 2, 2013. BBC1 controller Charlotte Moore said: "At a time when our entire nation seems to be obsessed by food, the series will gain unprecedented and surprising access to a global superbrand that despite being on almost every high street up and down the country, we seemingly know very little about." See PA story SHOWBIZ KFC. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Broughton revealed as target for new KFC drive-thru restaurant

The fast food giant hopes to open new outlet near Broughton Shopping Park

Broughton Shopping Park

Broughton Shopping Park looks set to welcome Toys R Us

This would be the first store in North Wales to be opened by the toy retailer

New Chester cinema operator will be bespoke to our city

Winning group have been successful in other tourist cities like York, Bath, Oxford and Cambridge   

An artists impression of the market area as part of the proposed Northgate Development.

Chester cinema operator to be announced for Northgate Development

Insiders claim winning bidder is arthouse chain owned by a cinema giant

Are Chester's Frankie & Benny's and Chiquito restaurants safe from closure?

Owners of restaurant chains – which have sites in Chester, Cheshire Oaks and Broughton – have announced a cull of 33 outlets

Broughton woman takes part in Brave the Shave for cancer charity

Zoe Price reports on Gina Crofts who had her head shaved for challenge issued by Macmillan Cancer Support

The Law Courts in Mold

Restaurant manager from Chester drove at 108mph in 70mph area of A55

Shohidul Ismal Ali banned from driving for 28 days

Airbus has banned its workers at the Broughton plant from playing Pokemon Go

Airbus Broughton employees banned from playing Pokémon Go at work

Bosses at the wing-making factory near Chester have sent an email to thousands of its workers

Kate Grannell is appealing for help in tracking down her lost engagement ring

Reward offered for return of 'precious' engagement ring

Can you help Kate Grannell, who thinks she may have lost the ring on a day out to Chester Zoo in May

A camper van crashed into a bridge in Broughton this morning (August 12)

Camper van crashes into low Broughton bridge

It is understood nobody was hurt after driver misjudged the height of the bridge

David Beech, CEO of Knights, is honoured to have been shortlisted for the 2016 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards in The Entrepreneur of the Year category

Chester-based professional services firm a finalist in the Entrepreneur of the Year Award

CEO of Knights is honoured to have been shortlisted

Cinema operator chosen to run Chester city centre multiplex

Multi-screen cinema is part of £300m Northgate Development 

Broughton and Bretton allotments open for National Gardens Scheme

Open day will include homemade teas

Videos & Photos

Christleton High School invites you to A Night At The Musicals

Helsby dance school students are having the time of their lives

Leeds and Liverpool canal short boat George at the museum with her new paint job

Ellesmere Port tourist attraction unveils rare restored boat


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