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.

Police say puppies taken in Tarleton farm raid about to reach ‘saleable age’

Two of the cockapoo puppies taken during the Tarleton raid An updated appeal by police has been launched after the theft of two litters of Cockapoo puppies from a farm in Tarleton. Police say the puppies are going to ‘become […]

1 day ago
New homes and Lidl supermarket plan for former Vernon Carus factory site

The former Vernon Carus factory in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall A latest plan to demolish the former Vernon Carus factory and build new homes and a supermarket in its place are due to come forward. Trafford Housing Trust has taken […]

5 days ago
Red Rosettes choir don’t let social distancing stop them recording new charity track

The Rosettes all appeared on a Zoom call as part of the track A Preston and South Ribble choir haven’t let social distancing stop them recording and rehearsing. The Red Rosettes used Zoom to record a new track of ‘We Need A Hero’ […]

5 days ago
How Preston’s independent eateries are reopening and adapting to lockdown

Louise Sey from Ravenous Lockdown has had a huge impact on the hospitality sector across the UK, and here in Preston it’s been no different. Cafes, pubs and restaurants were ordered to close their […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement 15 new confirmed coronavirus cases in Preston and South Ribble as death toll remains at 175

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Today’s figures from the NHS reveal there have been no further deaths from coronavirus at Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals for the fourth consecutive day. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation […]

1 week ago
Smoke from huge Merseyside fire seen in Penwortham

A huge fire at a recycling plant in Newton-le-Willows could be smelled from as far away as Penwortham this afternoon. The blaze, in Earlstown, was declared a major incident as […]

1 week ago
How this Penwortham artist is capturing views from lockdown

Shiryn is painting views from people's homes during lockdown Pic: @shirynwynterart A Penwortham artist is transforming lockdown views from around the city into pieces of abstract art. Shiryn Wynter is inviting local people to send in views from their homes or […]

1 week ago
Leyland Road in Penwortham closed briefly due to crash

Police arriving at the scene in Leyland Road, Penwortham Pic: Blog Preston Police have attended a crash in Penwortham during Sunday evening. Residents in Leyland Road reported hearing a loud bang shortly after 6.30pm. One resident told Blog Preston the car, pictured, […]

2 weeks ago
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