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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 woman appeals for witnesses after assault

Natalie's bruising A Penwortham woman is appealing for witnesses after she was assaulted on a night out. Natalie Walker was at Poulton-le-Fylde train station when she alleges a man tried to drag […]

2 days ago
The coffee shop working to banish loneliness in Penwortham

BonBons customer Kathleen Brocklehurst A number of coffee shops in Preston and South Ribble have been fighting loneliness in their communities by joining the award-winning Chatty Cafe Scheme. BonBons Coffee Bar in Penwortham, owned […]

6 days ago
Fire crews dealing with blaze near the Shampan restaurant in Penwortham

Firefighters are tackling a blaze in some garages close to the Shampan restaurant in Penwortham. The restaurant in Woodville Road closed down in May last year and has been empty […]

1 week ago
‘Don’t be lonely at Christmas’ – micro pub will be open on Christmas Day

The Barrel and Bean is opening its doors on Christmas Day. Owner Ken Masterson says they don’t want anyone to feel lonely or isolated over the festive period. They say: […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: How this £182m transport funding bid could transform Preston

Old Tram Bridge - before and after the plans A bid for up to £182m funding has been made to transform transport infrastructure in and around the Preston area.  If granted, the money would be used to improve journeys […]

4 weeks ago
Liverpool Road is now fully open after final construction work is complete

Cllr William Evans from South Ribble Borough Council, Grace Shields and Laura Gillett from Penwortham Girls High School, County Cllr Keith Iddon Liverpool Road has fully reopened today after the final construction work for John Horrocks Way in Penwortham has been completed. A section of the road had been closed temporarily to […]

4 weeks ago
Preston mum writes next chapter in her children’s story making business

Beth De Nobrega A Preston woman has written the next chapter in her children’s homemade story making business. Beth De Nobrega is Chief Story Maker and founder of Magical Story Jars. Beth launched […]

1 month ago
General election 2019 results for South Ribble

Ballot Box South Ribble has elected its new MP and it is Katherine Fletcher. Conservatives hold the seat and have a majority of 11,199 compared to 5,945 at the 2017 general election. Katherine Fletcher takes over […]

1 month ago
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