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.

Galloways is calling for runners to take part in the Virgin London Marathon

Calling all marathon runners! Sight loss charity Galloway’s is asking for marathon runners to help raise funds for blind and partially sighted people. Applicants to next year’s Virgin London Marathon […]

2 weeks ago
Appeal to identify two men on bikes after high value theft from Booths

South Ribble Poice have released CCTV of two men they want ot trace after a high value theft from Booths in Penwortham. The theft happened at the store in Millbrook […]

2 weeks ago
Men charged with burglary after Penwortham break-ins

Two men have been charged with burglary following a number of break-ins in Penwortham. On Friday afternoon, officers attended two separate reports of burglaries at homes in Valley Road and […]

2 weeks ago
Penwortham artisan food and drink fair to feed charity funds

Copa Fizz stall Award-winning artisan food and specialist drink producers from around Lancashire are bringing their wares to Penwortham to help raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Co-organiser and exhibitor Gillian Bartlett, who […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement World-class dance teacher opens dancing club in Penwortham and Preston

Tina teaching one of her classes A dancer who has been named in the top three teachers in the world has opened a new dancing club in Preston and Penwortham. Tina Kelly opened Doo-Wop Dance Club […]

3 weeks ago
Join the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning with these Macmillan events in Preston

Bon Bons coffee and cake Pic: Bon Bons/Facebook Macmillan Cancer Support hosted their first coffee morning in 1990. Since then, the initiative has raised over £200 million for the charity. The ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ is Macmillan’s biggest […]

3 weeks ago
Change to road layout in Penwortham for 11 weeks during road works

People will be unable to turn right from Liverpool Road onto Leyland Road in Penwortham for 11 weeks, while improvement work is carried out at a key junction. Read more: Leyland Road widening work underway as bypass draws nearer There […]

3 weeks ago
Penwortham’s new arts centre is getting ready for opening night

Penwortham‘s new arts centre The Venue is on track to open next week with a busy program of events. Penwortham Town Council has developed the former library after it was […]

4 weeks ago
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