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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.

Biker hurt in A59 crash in Penwortham

Police at the scene in Penwortham Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police at the scene in Penwortham Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police have been at the scene of a crash after a motorcyclist lost control in Penwortham. Shortly after 8am on Sunday (16 […]

4 days ago
These are the top real ale pubs in Preston as rated by CAMRA

The festival will be held at the arts space at the Continental Pic: Paul Melling The New Continental Pic: Paul Melling A number of Preston pubs will be raising a pint above the bar in celebration during Thursday evening. The Campaign for Real Ale’s Good […]

6 days ago
A582 roundabout to be closed overnight for roadworks

The A582 roundabout works for the bypass Pic: LancsCityDeal The A582 roundabout works for the bypass Pic: LancsCityDeal One of the busiest roundabouts in Preston and South Ribble will be closed for resurfacing in the coming weeks. Lancashire County […]

7 days ago
Penwortham man to run 100 mile ultra-marathon for children’s charities

Martin Crowley with baby Florence, who was treated at Alder Hey Martin Crowley with his friends’ baby Florence, who was treated at Alder Hey A Penwortham man is taking on a 100 mile ultra-marathon to raise money for two children’s charities. […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham junction closed as emergency services deal with crash

Firefighters are seen at the Liverpool Road junction Pic: Rob Randell Firefighters are seen at the Liverpool Road junction Pic: Rob Randell Emergency services have closed off a busy junction in Penwortham due to a crash. Two cars are involved in […]

3 weeks ago
Lostock Hall gridlocked due to overturned caravan at A582 roundabout

Caravan overturned on the A582 Pic: Daniel Murphy Caravan overturned on the A582 Pic: Daniel Murphy An overturned caravan is causing long delays on the A582 and surrounding Lostock Hall routes after a three-car crash. Drivers are reporting […]

3 weeks ago
Leyland man who strangled woman on West Paddock is jailed

Aiden Shepherd Aiden Shepherd A man who strangled a woman using a nylon dress belt has been jailed for attempted murder. Aiden Shepherd of Merlin Grove was sentenced to eight years behind […]

4 weeks ago
Penwortham Beer Festival returns for August Bank Holiday weekend

Penwortham Beer Festival Penwortham Beer Festival Penwortham cricket club is to swap the cricket whites for pints during the August Bank Holiday weekend. Hundreds of people are expected at the ground in Greenbank […]

4 weeks ago
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