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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.


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

Chester McDonald's volunteers join forces to clean up community

Staff from four restaurants were taking part in the Great British Spring Clean campaign

Snooker player Gareth Allen

Gareth Allen far from downbeat after losing to Ronnie O'Sullivan

Big Chester FC fan 'absolutely loved' facing five-time world champion for first time in his career

Hawarden airport in Broughton

Marshall Aviation put 120 Broughton branch jobs under threat

Aviation giant could close their site at Hawarden Airport

Neston teacher assembles team to take on Three Peaks for cancer research

The Sole Survivors will tackle Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mt Snowdon on June 4

Snooker player Gareth Allen

Gareth Allen relishing chance to take on 'genius' Ronnie O'Sullivan

Big Chester FC fan Allen faces five-world champion for first time in China Open next week

Primark is recalling these children's cat leggings as they could be a choking hazard

If you bought them you can take them back for a full refund

Free dough balls at Pizza Express for today only

Restaurants chain marking International Day of Happiness with freebie offer

Videos & Photos

Chester's new foot pedal operated bin could be a winner

Sophie Hook murder still haunts the man who found her body

Nostalgia: Grosvenor Park in the 1960s


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