Penwortham magazine takes nostalgic trip back to 1980s

Posted on - 14th December, 2014 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - History, Nostalgia, Penwortham
Raft race in 1981 down the Ribble

Raft race in 1981 down the Ribble

A lookback at the history of Penwortham has been published in the monthly Penwortham magazine.


Put together by local resident Heather Crook it takes a nostalgic trip back to the Penwortham of the past.

It includes a look at the a raft race down the Ribble in the early 1980s.

There were certainly some unusual characters powering the rafts which set off from the Old Tram Bridge in 1981.

You can read the full magazine below.

The Penwortham Magazine – Issue 31

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