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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.

12-year-old Preston schoolgirl wins ‘Step Into the NHS’ competition

Grace, a 12-year-old student from Penwortham Girls High School, has become the North West regional winner of the ‘Step into the NHS’ competition recognising her creative and detailed board game […]

1 week ago
Year four pupils at Penwortham primary school show solidarity with England team

Cop Lane CE Primary School in Penwortham celebrated in their own way after England’s defeat on Sunday, July 11. Following the final of Euro2020, year four were desperate to discuss […]

2 weeks ago
Penwortham Girls’ High School pupils design unity t-shirts for national competition

Creative pupils from a Penwortham high school have designed t-shirts for the national competition UNITEE. Penwortham Girls’ High School students created t-shirts inspired by the theme of unity. Each form […]

2 weeks ago
Heavy rain causes flooding across Preston and South Ribble

Ronaldsway flooding Pic: Ryan Gillett Heavy rainfall on Monday (12 July) has caused flooding across Preston. After it rained solidly during the afternoon, locals took to social media to share their images. Floodwater gathered in […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plans approved for eight new bungalows at Penwortham retirement complex

Plans have been approved for new retirement bungalows in Penwortham. Fairhaven Housing Association has been granted planning permission to construct eight new bungalows at its Crownlee residential development. The two-bedroom […]

3 weeks ago
Woman seriously injured in Penwortham Way crash

South Ribble Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Penwortham. Police were called around 4pm yesterday (Monday, July 5) to a report of an accident involving two vehicles […]

3 weeks ago
Firefighters free casualty from vehicle after Penwortham crash

Fire engine Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service A person has been freed from a vehicle by firefighters after a crash in Penwortham. The collision involved two vehicles in Golden Way and happened just after 4pm on Monday […]

4 weeks ago
Lancashire County Council unveils plans for Penwortham to Preston Cycle Superhighway

Lancashire County Council has developed its plans for the new Penwortham to Preston Cycle Superhighway. The council said the scheme aims to improve facilities for those travelling the mile between […]

4 weeks ago
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