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 Bypass plan is finally submitted

Part of the route of the Penwortham Bypass The final route for the Penwortham Bypass has been confirmed as a planning application is submitted. Running from the A59 Liverpool Road to the Broad Oak roundabout on the A582, […]

1 day ago
Pope Lane roundabout roadworks are resuming

The Pope Lane roundabout on the A582 Pic: Google A technical issue which stopped major roadworks on a commuter route in and out of Preston has now been resolved. Pope Lane works on the A582 is to see roadworks […]

1 week ago
Cats Protection opens new shop in Penwortham

Local charity, Cats Protection Branch, has opened its brand new shop in Penwortham on Wednesday 14 December. The Preston Branch is part of the charity’s national network of over 250 volunteer-run branches, 32 […]

3 weeks ago
Stagecoach raise price of monthly Megarider ticket

Stagecoach is making changes to its Megarider tickets Pic: Ian Roberts A bus firm operating in Preston has increased the price of one of its monthly passes by 20 per cent. Passengers have contacted Blog Preston after receiving a notification the […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham crash sees first aid given by fire crews

Leyland Road was closed while the crash was dealt with Pic: Google Firefighters gave first aid to two people following a late night crash in Penwortham. Two cars collided in Leyland Road shortly before 10.30pm on Friday (23 December). Two fire engines and […]

4 weeks ago
Driver arrested in connection with Dylan Crossey has bail extended

Dylan Crossley who died after the collision in Chainhouse Lane Pic: Google Police have extended the bail time for a driver in the investigation into the death of a teenager. The 42-year-old man from New Longton, who was driving a BMW at […]

1 month ago
Longton crash leaves pensioner in hospital with chest injuries

Brownhill Lane in Longton Pic: Google A pensioner is recovering in hospital after a crash on a rural road on the outskirts of Preston. The Citroen Relay, driven by the 87-year-old from Longton, was heading away […]

1 month ago
Preston supermarket Christmas and New Year opening hours 2016

Morrisons at Preston Docklands There’s relatives coming round for Boxing Day, you’re relaxing on the sofa and then the fear strikes. We don’t have enough soft drinks. Or prosecco. Hang on a minute, there’s […]

1 month ago
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