Latest News

  • Memorial to Bluebird K7 engineers - A service takes place marking 60 years since the completion of the Bluebird K7 in which Donald Campbell set seven world water speed records.
  • Stoke City 1-2 Burnley - Danny Ings scores twice as Burnley win at Stoke City to move off the bottom of the Premier League table.
  • Woman rescued from River Lune - A mother is rescued by two passers-by from a Lancashire river after trying to save her toddler from falling into the water.
  • Shut nuclear power station is 'safe' - One of two nuclear power stations shut down after a crack was found in a boiler is safe to use again, say regulators.
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What's happening in Barton

  • Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

  • KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

  • Getting On The Property Market

  • EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

  • Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

  • LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

  • Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

  • GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Barton community.

  • The Local Transport Infrastructure

  • HOW DOES OUR LOCAL TRANSPORT COMPARE? For years people in the Barton community have made their feelings known when it comes to public transport.

  • Dealing With Stress At Work

  • ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

    Welcome to Barton Community

    We aim to keep Barton local by providing a wide range of local infomation, news, events and business listings. Our team are all Barton and Lancashire based and are dedicated to providing you with useful and helpful information. Barton in Preston has so much history and the local community has a great deal to offer. Many communities have lost their local touch and our aim is to bring this back.

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