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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 Retail Park back up and running after power cut

Homes in the surrounding area had also been affected

Cheshire police stock image

Appeal after altercation outside Broughton Nando's between man and woman

A man who intervened was allegedly assaulted during the incident

Delta has ordered Airbus A321

Airbus secures more than £8bn worth of deals in two days

Aerospace giant will build more than 70 aircraft as part of astonishing 48 hours of orders

The Law Courts in Mold

Broughton teenager banned for a year for drink-driving

Isaac Keown, 18, apologised for 'dreadful' decision to drive

The Airbus A380

Canned! Plans for Airbus 'flying sardine can' are scrapped

Airline had planned to squeeze 840 passengers into an A380

The Law Courts in Mold

Great Sutton driver's failure to indicate results in ban

David John Cobain was found to be over the drink-drive limit when stopped by police

Broughton Airbus tells staff it makes 'economic sense' to stay in the EU

Letter sent to all 6,000 employees at local factory ahead of Brexit referendum in June

Delays on the A55

A55 disruption ahead as 12 months of roadworks announced

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Routine maintenance will cover a 55-mile stretch from Broughton to Gwynedd

Aldi recalls biscuits over fears of 'pest' contamination

The Food Standards Agency found the biscuits had been produced in 'unhygienic conditions'

Violent Broughton man jailed after town centre stabbing incident

Leslie Scott Davies said he was so drunk he couldn't remember what happened

The new OUTFIT store at Broughton Shopping Park

Broughton Shopping Park OUTFIT store opens its doors

Hollyoaks stars Jamie Lomas, Nikki Sanderson and Stephanie Waring officially opened the shop which will house a number of high street brands

Airspace by Airbus, cabin of the future

Airbus remove in-flight annoyances with new cabin design

New design to improve air travel includes extra baggage space, better toilets, wider seats and space to stretch your legs

Hollyoaks stars Jamie Lomas, Nikki Sanderson(top right) Stephanie Waring(left) will open OUTFIT store in Broughton

Hollyoaks stars come to Broughton for fashion store opening ceremony

Fans expected to turn out in force at OUTFIT to see Jamie Lomas, Nikki Sanderson, and Stephanie Waring

Traffic queuing on the A55 near Broughton after the motorcycle crash updated

Traffic now easing on A55 near Chester following earlier accident

Motorcyclist came off his bike by Bretton but condition not believed to be life-threatening

Hundreds queue for the grand opening of Primark at Broughton Shopping Park

Broughton welcomes 300th Primark store opening

Hundreds queue to snap up bargains at the new store at Broughton Shopping Park

Primark opens at Broughton on Tuesday, March 15 live

Live: Primark opens at Broughton

The clothes retailer opens its new shop today creating 197 jobs


Cheshire residents Clean up for the Queen

Litter pick events all over the borough as part of national campaign

Picture from the 'Parking like a T*** in Cheshire' Facebook page of a car in Dee Lane, Chester

More poor parking in Cheshire caught on camera

Ryan Jones bowled over by the reaction his Facebook page has received

Tesco Broughton customer wins shopping for a year

Competition was run in conjunction with Chester's Dee 106.3FM

Cineworld Broughton unveils IMAX Film Festival line-up of blockbusters

First film festival of its kind will take place at Cineworld Broughton on Saturday, February 27

Videos & Photos

Chester Zoo TV documentary gets green light for second series

Image 6 for 'The many faces of Welsh Hollywood actor Spencer Wilding' gallery

Doctor Who actor and comic book artists sign up to Chester Comic Con

Staff outside the former Deva Hotel on Watergate Street in 1973

Nostalgia: Images chronicling events in Chester's past to go on display


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