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 appeal for help to trace missing Preston girl with links to Penwortham

Paige Kaye Police are trying to trace a girl missing from Preston. Paige Kaye was reported as missing on Tuesday 13 April. She has links to Penwortham, plus the Nelson and Blackpool […]

1 day ago
Penwortham first-time author wrote children’s book in lockdown and hopes to make it to best sellers list

Craig Proudfoot A Penwortham first-time author has released a children’s book called The Frog and The Crab. Craig Proudfoot, an IT project manager, wrote the book in lockdown as a way to […]

1 day ago
New Penwortham Tesco store donates lifesaving device

Tesco Penwortham, which opened earlier this year, has donated a lifesaving defibrillator worth £2,000 to 8th Penwortham St Teresa’s Scout Group after Coronavirus halted their ongoing donation drives. The Scout Group […]

5 days ago
Penwortham Tesco gets new food bank donation point

Shoppers in Penwortham can now donate food items to help people in their community each time they visit their local Tesco store. A new collection point for the Fareshare network […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Nine areas of Preston and South Ribble record less than three Covid cases in final week of March

Latest Covid case map. A total of nine areas within Preston and South Ribble currently have less than three coronavirus cases. This includes areas such as Penwortham North, Lostock Hall and Haslam Park. However, […]

2 weeks ago
Retired Penwortham GB Para athlete launches disability awareness programme for schools

Claire Buckle A former GB Para discus thrower and shot putter from Penwortham has launched a disability awareness programme for schools and youth providers in Lancashire. Claire Buckle shares her experiences of having […]

2 weeks ago
Galloway’s launches 2021 Morecambe Bay Walk fundraiser

Galloway's fundraisers take on the Morecambe Bay Walk in 2019 Sight loss charity Galloway’s is hoping to make up for lost time by launching its famous Morecambe Bay Walk. The charity will devote a weekend to the fundraiser, which will […]

3 weeks ago
Penwortham pair create Signature Edition gin in lockdown

A Penwortham pair have been working hard for the past year, and are now ready to release their Signature Edition gin. Ellis McKeown and Liam Stemson, founders of No.1 Fairham […]

3 weeks ago
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