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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.


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

Broughton Shopping Park Costa shop

Revamp at Broughton Shopping Park leaves Costa 'hidden away'

Changes to the Costa sign have affected the coffee chain's visibility on the park


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

Videos & Photos

Bishops' High School pupils celebrate at 'fantastic' prom

Ellesmere Port Catholic High School students celebrate in style at prom

University of Chester Vice-Chancellor Tim Wheeler

University of Chester believes Brexit vote will impact on EU staff and funding


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