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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 plodders host charity plods

The Penwortham Pavement Plodders are hosting a 5k and 3k plod in July to raise money for Penwortham Food Bank and Tippy Toes Baby Bank. It is the first big […]

1 day ago
Ashbridge Independent School and Nursery mark Jubilee with new multi-use facilities

Ashbridge Independent School and Nursery marked the Platinum Jubilee by adding a multi-useplay and learning area named Jubilee Park and the planting of a copse of trees for the Queen’s […]

2 days ago
Liverpool Road in Penwortham plans up for latest debate

South Ribble Borough Council is inviting the community of Penwortham to a presentation of the draft masterplan proposals for Liverpool Road. The drop-in event will give the community the chance […]

3 days ago
Ninth Windrush Festival takes place at Vernon Carus

The ninth Windrush Festival took place on Sunday 19th June at Vernon Carus to celebrate 74 years since 492 West Indians travelled to England and arrived at Tilbury Essex on […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham neighbours Norma and Margaret raise funds for Rosemere with drive sale

Norma and Margaret's drive sale for Rosemere Penwortham friends and neighbours Norma Blackburn and Margaret Dunn are a ‘driving’ force when it comes to helping charity Rosemere Cancer Foundation. They have just raised £838.72 hosting a drive […]

5 days ago
Bretherton’s historic Bank Hall in object call

Bank Hall, Bretherton, 400 year old Lancashire House People are urged to share any objects they have which relate to the life and workings of a 400-year-old Lancashire house. Bank Hall in Bretherton – one of the most beautiful […]

1 week ago
Broadgate CYCLOPS junction approved

Lancashire County Council has approved a new junction between Preston and Penwortham designed to make life easier and safer for pedestrians and cyclists. The CYCLOPS junction features an orbital track […]

2 weeks ago
Upstairs, Downstairs the tale of two Victorian women in Preston

G Whittaker & Preston Digital Archive Working class biographies from the Victorian era are rare, one such has been written by Peter Moulding. This allows us to contrast the lives of two very different women, living in […]

2 weeks ago
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