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.

Penwortham man abducted, slashed in the face and left bleeding at Ribbleton industrial estate

Walton Avenue where the 18-year-old was taken from Pic: Google A man was found bleeding from his face in an industrial estate in Ribbleton after being abducted. Preston Police say the 18-year-old was taken from Walton Avenue, Penwortham. Around 10.15pm […]

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Pictures show River Ribble bursting banks as flood warnings in force

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby Flood warnings remain in force for the River Ribble at Preston as the river begins to burst its banks. Two sections of the river are rising rapidly following heavy rain […]

2 days ago
Watch as Deepdale paid tribute to Ethopian plane crash victim Sam Pegram

Sam Pegram's image was displayed on the Deepdale big screens Pic: Kate Rosindale/Blog Preston Deepdale joined in unison to remember a Preston North End fan who died in the Ethopian Airways disaster. Sam Pegram was 25 and an aid worker. The Penwortham man was […]

2 days ago
Two River Ribble flood warnings as Storm Hannah lashes the city

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown Two flood warnings are in force saying ‘flooding is expected’ from the River Ribble. The Environment Agency has two sections of the river at Preston under floodwatch. Heavy rainfall from […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston North End fans urged to join 25th minute applause in memory of Sam Pegram

Sam Pegram died while in Africa helping refugees Pic: Blog Preston/Pegram family Preston North End fans have been asked to join a round-of-applause in memory of a supporter who lost his life this week. Sam Pegram, 25, was an aid worker from […]

3 days ago
Mad Hatter’s tea party pops up in Penwortham shop window

Volunteers and staff dressed up the tea party A Mad Hatter’s tea party has taken place in a shop window in Penwortham. The live window display appeared at the Cats Protection shop in Liverpool Road on Sunday 10 […]

4 days ago
Old Tram Bridge sees barriers being reinforced

Workmen have been seen reinforcing the barriers on the Old Tram Bridge after it was closed earlier this week. Lancashire County Council said there were a number of concerns over […]

2 weeks ago
Penwortham Slimming World club forced to leave Kingsfold after youth disorder

A slimmers’ club has been forced to move out of Kingsfold after youths terrorised the group. Julie Naylor has run the Slimming World group at Penwortham Community Centre in Kingsfold […]

3 weeks ago
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