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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.

Tributes paid to man who died in Penwortham crash

Leyland Road where the crash took place Pic: Google Leyland Road where the crash took place Pic: Google The family of a man who died in a crash in Penwortham on Saturday (17 June) evening have paid tribute. Lancashire […]

1 week ago
Motorbike rider dies in Penwortham crash

Police activity in Leyland Road on Saturday night Pic: Cllr Keith Martin Police activity in Leyland Road on Saturday night Pic: Cllr Keith Martin A motorcyclist has died following a crash in Penwortham. Preston Police say no other vehicles were involved in […]

1 week ago
Leyland Road re-opens in Penwortham after crash

Air ambulance has been circling the area Pic: Ryan Owen Gibson Air ambulance has been circling the area Pic: Ryan Owen Gibson A major road in Penwortham was shut by police due to a serious crash. The air ambulance has been called to […]

1 week ago
It’s 21 years since Janet Murgatroyd was found dead in the River Ribble

Janet Murgatroyd's murder remains unsolved Janet Murgatroyd’s murder remains unsolved Her body was found 21-years-ago floating in the River Ribble and her killer is still at large. Marking the 21st anniversary of the death of […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Drizzly procession opens Penwortham Gala 2017

This lad's expression summed up the weather on the procession Pic: Lancashire Journal This lad’s expression summed up the weather on the procession Pic: Lancashire Journal Penwortham’s annual community celebration returned and woudn’t be beaten by the weather. Saturday’s procession through the town’s […]

2 weeks ago
Penwortham Gala 2017 – what is on and when roads are closed

Penwortham’s Gala returns on Saturday and Sunday with parades, fun fairs and a Rod Stewart tribute act. Road closures have been announced ahead of the annual event which sees the […]

2 weeks ago
General election 2017 results in South Ribble

Seema Kennedy congratulates supporters Pic: South Ribble Borough Council Seema Kennedy congratulates supporters Pic: South Ribble Borough Council South Ribble has elected its new MP and it is Seema Kennedy returning. Conservatives hold the seat and have a majority of […]

3 weeks ago
General Election 2017 candidates for South Ribble

Ballot Box Confirmation has been given of who will be standing for South Ribble in the general election. Thursday 8 June sees the United Kingdom go to the polls in a snap […]

3 weeks ago
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