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Penwortham

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.

Armed incident takes place in Longton

Liverpool Road in Longton was closed for more than an hour Pic: Google Liverpool Road in Longton was closed for more than an hour Pic: Google An armed incident is understood to have taken place in Longton during Saturday afternoon. Reports of a […]

2 weeks ago
Busy Longton road to be closed for resurfacing work

This stretch of Chapel Lane will be shut completely Pic: Google This stretch of Chapel Lane will be shut completely Pic: Google Passengers using a Preston Bus service between Longton and Preston are being warned of three weeks of delays. Chapel […]

3 weeks ago
Carvery in Whitestake has major revamp to reopen as pizzeria

One of the pizza bases being made at the Farmers' Arms One of the pizza bases being made at the Farmers’ Arms A Preston carvery has reopened as a pizzeria alongside the usual Sunday roast. Farmers’ Arms in Wham Lane, Whitestake, […]

3 weeks ago
Driver bailed again in connection with Dylan Crossey death

Dylan Crossley who died after the collision in Chainhouse Lane Pic: Google Dylan Crossey who died after the collision in Chainhouse Lane Pic: Google A 42-year-old man arrested in connection with the death of a teenager is to remain on bail. The […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Body discovered in search for missing Michael Hutchinson

Michael Hutchinson Michael Hutchinson Police have uncovered a body in the search for a missing man. The body was found shortly before 12noon on Saturday (25 February) at Centurion Way in Farington. […]

1 month ago
We need to talk about South Ribble being the best place to live

Pool reflection in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall Pool reflection in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall I read an article on the Daily Express this morning. I know, but bear with me. That piece discussed, in the same way […]

1 month ago
Cuerden campaigners raise traffic concerns ahead of IKEA decision

How the IKEA store at Cuerden may look How the IKEA store at Cuerden may look Campaigners wanting to restrict the size of the new Cuerden retail park have called for objections to be raised to the amount […]

1 month ago
Emergency services close road after crash near Leyland

South Ribble Police have closed a section of Lonymeaneygate in both directions Pic: Lancashire Police South Ribble Police have closed a section of Lonymeaneygate in both directions Pic: Lancashire Police A crash has closed part of a main road in South Ribble. Longmeaneygate near Leyland […]

1 month ago
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