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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 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

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

Videos & Photos

Picture round-up from GCSE results 2016

GCSE results 2016: Cheshire West council praises achievement of students

Neston High School students celebrate their GCSE results

GCSE results: Neston High School

Students at Ellesmere Port Catholic High School celebrate successful GCSE grades

GCSE results: Ellesmere Port Catholic High School


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