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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.

Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 11 January

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 11 January. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Proposed first […]

11 hours ago
Dashing Preston Santas help raise £800 for blind and partially sighted people

Ian Watkinson with his sons Harry and Jackson did their Santa Dash in Penwortham on Christmas Day A number of Santas dashed around Preston and South Ribble to help raise £800 for blind and partially sighted people. Participants took part in sight loss charity Galloway’s Santa Dash […]

6 days ago
The best places to get vegan food in Preston

1260 Craft & Crust pizza with caramelised red onion, mushroom, jalapeños and pineapple Pic @vegan.preston This is a guest post by Rory from @vegan.preston. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. Vegans, eh? With their bloody organic roasted coquina squash, […]

2 weeks ago
Local favourites celebrate as Penwortham business award winners revealed

Lime Bar in Penwortham Pic: Andrew Livesey The results of the inaugural Best of Penwortham Awards have been revealed. The awards saw 75 Penwortham businesses competing in ten categories, with members of the public casting more than […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Help Pax the Panda get back to Penwortham in new fitness initiative

A new fundraising initiative is launching in Penwortham for the New Year. Penwortham Run Fest is aiming to raise money and also help people get fit and healthy by going […]

2 weeks ago
Your photos as Preston turns into a Winter Wonderland

Penwortham snow Pic: @janette__hall Snow has fallen over Preston and South Ribble, turning the area into a Winter Wonderland. As ever, our readers have been sharing their beautiful photos with us. We’ve posted many […]

2 weeks ago
How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

3 weeks ago
Area-by-area Preston and South Ribble coronavirus cases for the week before Christmas

Latest coronavirus case map. Some areas have seen a drop in coronavirus cases in the week leading up to Christmas. Areas such as Ingol, St Matthew’s and Walton-le-Dale have reported less cases compared to […]

3 weeks ago
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