News and information for the area of Penwortham. Although not politically in Preston it is perhaps spiritually. Penwortham is just across the River Ribble from Preston but many Penworthiams class themselves as Prestonians, although they are part of South Ribble Borough Council.

Female runner remains in hospital after being hit by a car in Worden Park car park

Worden Park on a frosty morning Pic: Tim Watts A female runner was hurt in a collision on Thursday evening. South Ribble Police have issued an appeal for witnesses. The 36-year-old woman, from Leyland, was hit by a Vauxhall […]

28 mins ago
Golden Way in Penwortham reopened in both directions after crash

Golden Way is closed from the Booths roundabout Pic: Google A main road in Penwortham was closed in both directions due to a crash. Golden Way, the A582, was shut by South Ribble Police. Police were called around 1.35pm on […]

2 days ago
Work to create new Penwortham Bypass junction set to cause disruption on the A59

Currently a road to nowhere on the new bypass Pic: Kevin Hunt A section of a major road through Penwortham is to shut as work continues to create a new junction with the Penwortham Bypass. The A59 between Penwortham and Hutton will […]

1 week ago
Doctor Who virtual reality experience coming to libraries in South Ribble and Preston

Those taking part get the chance to fly the Tardis Three libraries in and around Preston are to see a new Dr Who virtual reality experience. Doctor Who: The Runaway is due to visit Kingsfold Library, Longridge Library and Leyland […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Diggy Sticks woodland centre in Penwortham holds opening event

Toasting marshmallows at Diggy Sticksa A new woodland centre held its opening event in Penwortham despite being trashed by vandals. Diggy Sticks Community Interest Company off Factory Lane saw more than 100 people visit. The […]

3 weeks ago
Firefighters rescue person from the River Ribble near the Old Tram Bridge

Crews were called to the river near the Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall A person was rescued from the River Ribble during Sunday (26 May). Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent its water rescue teams from Preston Fire Station to the incident near […]

3 weeks ago
Two people taken to hospital after crash in Pope Lane in Penwortham

Pope Lane in Penwortham Pic: Google A crash closed a major road in Penwortham. Pope Lane was shut between the Co-Op and Cop Lane after a crash involving two cars around 8.15pm on Sunday (26 May). […]

3 weeks ago
Vandals strike again at Penwortham woodland centre just days before grand opening

Diggy Sticks photo showing the fire in the woodlands Pic: Blog Preston/Diggy Sticks A new woodland centre in Penwortham has been targeted again by vandals. Diggy Sticks Woodland Centre is due for its grand opening this Bank Holiday weekend. Vandals have started a […]

3 weeks ago
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