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.

Mum of teenager who died in a collision says she will not stop looking for answers

The mum of a teenager who died when he was knocked off his bike in Preston says she has been left with more questions than answers after the inquest into […]

5 hours ago
Woman on Penwortham flyover taken to hospital for treatment

A woman who was on the wrong side of the barrier on Penwortham flyover on Tuesday was taken to hospital for treatment. The A59 was closed while police helped the […]

6 days ago
Salvatore’s in Penwortham revamp complete

A view of Salvatore's from the bar An Italian restaurant has undergone a major refurbishment since the sudden death of its much-loved owner. Salvatore’s in Penwortham has stayed in the family and they say they are ‘here […]

1 week ago
Cuerden logistics complex plans already face petition against them

Another aerial view of the Cuerden site New proposals for Cuerden’s development are already facing criticism. The Limit Cuerden group have launched a petition against the plans from Lancashire County Council. Previously anchored by IKEA the Cuerden […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham woman to run London Marathon on her birthday for daughter’s playgroup

Helen in her race vest, designed by Little Boo Designs A Penwortham woman is running the London Marathon on her birthday to raise money for her daughter’s playgroup. Helen Ormerod-Pateman applied for the marathon after seeing it coincided with her […]

1 week ago
Fresh Cuerden proposals revealed in wake of IKEA and retail park scheme collapse

An aerial view of the current state of the Cuerden site near the M65 and M6 interchange What was due to be a flagship IKEA store in Lancashire and associated retail park now looks set to become a logistics warehouse and industrial centre. Cuerden, off the M6 […]

1 week ago
South Ribble local election 2019 candidates confirmed

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig South Ribble goes to the polls in an all-out local election during May. All 50 seats in the borough are up for election. Below is a full list of everyone […]

2 weeks ago
Marking 40 years of UCLan’s library as former Penwortham librarian recalls meeting Prince Philip

Sue Dawson meeting Prince Philip in 1979 A Penwortham woman has returned to the library where she started working 40 years ago. Sue Dawson began working at the University of Central Lancashire’s library at the Preston campus […]

3 weeks ago
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