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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.


Free after 3 parking scrapped in Chester - but what will replace it?

Confusion over future of parking in borough as popular city centre scheme is axed

Military helicopter above Chester creates a buzz

Large twin-rotor military aircraft causes heads to look skywards just before midday

Broughton man's hammer attack on victim he thought had slept with his girlfriend

Stephen Thomas Holland was given suspended prison sentence

Airbus deal with GE Capital Aviation Service for 100 A320neo planes

Broughton Airbus secures $39.7bn worth of deals at Paris Air Show

Their order backlog is now an industry record of 6,800 planes

Airbus A380Plus

Airbus boost flagging sales by upgrading world's biggest passenger plane

The announcement came ahead of the Paris Air Show which started yesterday

Airbus flies its A350 XWB, A400M, Eurofighter Typhoon and H160 together

Airbus bring military and civilian jets together for airborne display

A350 flies next to Eurofighter Typhoon in 'family flight' with a difference

The Law Courts in Mold

Broughton manager of children's football team banned from driving

Anthony Mark Foden believes parent tipped off police which led to drink driving conviction

The new Cineworld at Broughton Shopping Park will open on May 8

Saltney man 'lost it' and broke screen at Broughton cinema

Daniel Rubert became angry when he was told not to use disabled toilet

Travellers set up camp on children's play area

The country park is often used by mums and children

Grimy Indian takeaway in Chester found in foul state by hygiene inspectors

Bindi's in Boughton given heavy fine for string of offences

Tragic Little Sutton mum could have been unconscious before horse riding fall, inquest hears

Stef Morrissey was just 38 when she died following a riding accident in Broughton

Airbus' newest plane, the A350XWB, made a five ship formation flight over southern France.

Airbus £4.6bn China deal helps secure position as global leader

The wings for the A350-900 are assembled at Broughton in Flintshire

Broughton Shopping Park in Flintshire

Broughton Shopping Park to welcome The Body Shop – and there will be opening day freebies

Treats for first 50 shoppers when new shop opens this weekend

Where to buy a prom dress near Chester

We've found some of the best prom dress shops around

Chester and Cheshire runners are ready for the London Marathon

Here's a closer look at some of runners from our area

Diamond wedding couple Joan and Bryan Pusey of Frodsham who tied the knot on Easter Saturday April 20, 1957

Frodsham couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

Joan and Bryan Pusey got married on Easter Saturday in 1957

Broughton Primary pupils build a plane in a day at Airbus

Project inspired by the building of a Wellington bomber at Broughton during World War Two

Broughton Shopping Park launches virtual Easter egg hunt

Family initiative follows success of first venture run over Christmas

Chester FC youth team coach to take on his first marathon in London

Paul Brighton will take on the challenge in aid of Whizz-Kidz charity

Broughton opticians recognised as outstanding place to work

Specsavers bestows national accolade on retail park branch

Videos & Photos

Bishops' Blue Coat students shine in musical production

Fake penis victim claims national newspaper 'outed' her to mum

Registration opens for Mersey Gateway toll system


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