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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.


Airbus deal with GE Capital Aviation Service for 100 A320neo planes

£38bn Airbus deal is biggest in company's history

The wings for the 430 new aircraft will be built at Broughton

Coca Cola truck in Chester

Coca-Cola truck will NOT be visiting Chester this Christmas – but here's where you can see it

The iconic red truck tours the UK in the run-up to Christmas to spread a little festive cheer

McDonald's at Broughton Shopping Park gets high tech revamp

Digital revolution means restaurant now features self-order kiosks and tablet computers

Good Life Experience in Hawarden Estate welcomed 5,000 festival-goers

Music, food, craft, talks and more at event curated by Cerys Matthews

Primark has launched a beauty advent calendar for just £10

The Christmas countdown calendar is expected in stores very soon

Meet Chester's very own Apprentice 2017 candidate Andrew Brady

Has Andrew got what it takes to become Lord Alan Sugar's new business partner?

The Law Courts in Mold

Saltney man used Motability vehicle in bid to steal copper pipes

Vehicle described as a lifeline for defendant's sick partner has now been taken away

Full casting announced for world premiere of Cilla the Musical

Four North West venues include Storyhouse in Chester

Broughton Shopping Park in Flintshire

Hundreds of jobs up for grabs at Broughton Shopping Park

Tesco, Primark and M&S Foodhall are recruiting

Bank Holiday Monday closing times for Chester supermarkets

Here's when the stores near you will be closing today

Airbus A350 XWB

Emergency directive issued for Airbus A350 over engine explosion risk

The European Aviation Safety Agency said airlines had to implement a software fix to prevent potential overheating

Beloved Chester toy shop blames 'perfect storm' for closing half of business

Heartbroken owner of Toycraft on Watergate Street forced to downsize

Broughton stores targeted by money fraudsters

Pair used sleight of hand techniques to steal cash from staff

No 'firm plans' over future of McDonald's in Chester Forum, says fast food giant

Speculation suggests city centre outlet will close soon as Northgate Development takes shape

Superhero day at Broughton raises super amount for Chester children's charity

Hundreds of little ones got to meet their favourite characters at fundraiser

Snooker ace turning professional and wants to compete against the world's best

Jack Bradford is aiming for the World Snooker Tour

Where your kids can eat free around Chester and Ellesmere Port this summer

Check out our pick of the best family restaurant deals around

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

Videos & Photos

Bishops' Blue Coat seek funding for next year's Little Shop of Horrors

The 2017 Overall Champion of Champions Alan Johnson of Neston is joined by family members and fellow volunteers from Northern Lights with Colin Jackson, Stephen Stewart of ScottishPower and Carl Wood of Trinity Mirror

Winners revealed at 30th anniversary Your Champions awards ceremony

Jeremy Vine declares his love for Chester after 'fantastic' visit to Storyhouse


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