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.

Ultra runner completes 70 mile challenge in memory of Penwortham man

Iain Asher Iain Asher with Andy Bradbury’s wife Lorna, son Joseph, and the rest of Andy’s Army An ultra runner has covered 70 miles non-stop to raise funds in memory of Penwortham […]

59 mins ago
Penwortham couple on how they held a festival wedding

Mashiters kiss outside their festival tent The newly married Mashiters arrive at their festival reception A Penwortham couple have told of their hand-built festival wedding at a city cricket club. Vernon Carus Cricket Club in Factory […]

1 day ago
Man who attacked Ben Pennington in a Darwen nightclub is jailed

Tony Parsons Tony Parsons The man who left another man with a broken skull and injuries he is still recovering from has been jailed. Tony Parsons, of Fore Street, Darwen, was sentenced […]

2 days ago
Man in hospital after stabbing near Penwortham shop

The stabbing took place near the Bargain Booze store Pic: Google A man who was living in a tent behind a shop has been stabbed in Penwortham. The victim, in his early 30s, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital following the […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham Bypass progress helped by recent good weather

The A582 roundabout works for the bypass Pic: LancsCityDeal The A582 roundabout works for the bypass Pic: LancsCityDeal Good weather in recent weeks means the Penwortham Bypass has been progressing well. Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire City Deal have […]

6 days ago
Bid to regenerate Penwortham’s Hurst Grange Coach House

The coach house in Hurst Grange Park dates to the 1850s The coach house in Hurst Grange Park dates to the 1850s A Victorian Coach House located on Hurst Grange Park has moved one step closer to regeneration. Owner of the […]

2 weeks ago
City of Preston Road Race free places offered

City of Preston road race in action City of Preston road race in action Runners taking on a 10-mile race around Preston are being offered a free place – as long as they run for a city […]

3 weeks ago
Man jailed for stabbing in Penwortham

Jordan Disley Jordan Disley A Penwortham man has been jailed after stabbing a Preston man in the chest. 23-year-old Jordan Disley pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Wayne Dodgson. Disley, of Marl […]

3 weeks ago
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