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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.


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

Are Frankie & Benny's in Chester and Cheshire Oaks on the closure hit-list?

Popular restaurant chain has three branches in the area

Broughton Primary's young bookworms enjoy ‘novel’ day out at Airbus

Event was held at Broughton Airbus to mark World Book Day

Airbus unveil flying concept car which is controlled by an app and has zero emissions

Pop.Up could help relieve congestion in just seven years

A Met Office amber weather warning is in place across Cheshire for Thursday, February 23

Storm Doris to batter Cheshire with strong winds and rain

There could be gusts of up to 80mph on Thursday, according to the Met Office

Astrid's care box contained a letter, a comb and a mirror among other gifts

Search for Chester girl Astrid - the shoebox gift giver who touched a heart

Seven-year-old Astrid put together a care box for a child in a war-torn country in 1994

Warmest UK temperature of 2017 recorded near Chester as mercury hits 15.3ºC

It's due to be hotter here than in Corfu, Malta, Rome and Marrakesh

Klaus Armstrong-Braun has just returned from Cologne, Germany, where The Children from Operation Shamrock exhibition is being hosted.

Former Saltney councillor's refugee experience portrayed in exhibition

Community stalwart was an evacuee from bombed-out Germany 

Tornado to hit Chester

Fighter plane to take up residence at Hawarden heritage centre

JD Sports is coming to Broughton Shopping Park

Broughton Shopping Park to welcome new branch of JD Sports

The sports fashion retailer will create 20 jobs with the new outlet

File photograph of a bull

Were you moo-ved by this A55 runaway?

Torchlit hunt to help hapless bull near Broughton

Broughton New Year's Eve drink-driver banned for three years

Mark Cleave, of Main Road, appeared asleep in car parked in Saltney

Paul Michael Sadler was killed close to the junction of the A5104 and Queens Way in Broughton

Broughton man killed in A5104 crash suffered multiple organ failure

Paul Michael Sadler died two days after the accident

The Airbus A350-900 flight from Singapore to Houston, Texas, touches down at Manchester Airport this morning

Airbus flight from Singapore to Texas makes historic touchdown at Manchester Airport

Flight SQ052 made its first commercial stop at Manchester today en route from Singapore to Houston, Texas

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