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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.

Old Tram Bridge ownership debate has been settled

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling Old Tram Bridge remains closed to the public after being classified as unsafe. It has now emerged that Lancashire County Council claim Preston City Council have ownership of the bridge. […]

1 week ago
Review: Penwortham pub leaves Blog Preston feeling Fleeced

The Fleece fish n chips My friend Prudey Coops and I accidentally went to The Fleece Inn in Penwortham because I was hiding from someone. It quickly became apparent that The Fleece deserved a review […]

2 weeks ago
Flood alerts withdrawn for Preston and Lancashire

Brighter weather is on the way to Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Flood alerts and warnings for Preston have been stood down. The Environment Agency has withdrawn flood alerts which covered the Lower River Ribble and River Darwen. A flood warning for […]

4 weeks ago
Flood alert issued for River Ribble and River Darwen at Preston

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby River levels are rising on the Lower River Ribble and River Darwen. A flood alert is in force from the Environment Agency. Update: During Monday morning all flood alerts and […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rosemere offering free places for the City of Preston Road Race

Jack Gray is signed up for the Preston 10-miler Runners are being offered a free place for a 10-mile or five-mile race in the city. Rosemere Cancer Foundation is the official charity partner of the City of Preston Road […]

4 weeks ago
Police name man killed in Kirkham ‘road rage’

Freckleton Street in Kirkham Pic: Google Police have named a man who died in an alleged road rage incident in Kirkham as Andrew Dean. Mr Dean, 46, died after being struck by a car near the […]

1 month ago
Woman arrested following Penwortham bridge fall

A 26-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of causing a public nuisance after she fell from a bridge in the early hours of this morning. Police were called to […]

1 month ago
Six Preston parks keep the green flag flying

Miller Park on a summer's evening Pic: Gary Bond Preston’s parks have been recognised once again for their glorious views, flowers and upkeep. The latest Green Flag Awards sees Preston City Council keeping the green flag flying at five […]

1 month ago
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