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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.

Teenager arrested in Penwortham after a stolen car was crashed and set on fire

The Nissan Micra was set alight near Hurst Park A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after a stolen car crashed and was set on fire in Penwortham. Police were called at around 9am this morning (Friday 31 July) to […]

3 days ago
Penwortham neighbours drive support for Rosemere

Norma's house decorated with balloon and banners for the summer fete Two Penwortham residents have hosted a socially-distanced summer fete to raise over £700 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Neighbours Norma Blackburn and Margaret Dunn raised £709 by holding the event on […]

6 days ago
Over £200k pledged to replace Penwortham footbridge damaged by Storm Ciara

Remnants of the bridge after Storm Ciara Pic: Martin Bleasdale Over £200,000 has been set aside to replace a Penwortham footbridge that was damaged and demolished following Storm Ciara. Lancashire County Council has pledged £201,250 as part of a major […]

1 week ago
Arrests made in police drugs raids across Leyland and Chorley

Officers in South Ribble and Chorley have made a number of arrests as part of ongoing work to proactively target the supply of illegal drugs in the area. Earlier this […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Prestonians some of the ‘least excited’ to get back to the gym

Man at gym Prestonians don’t seem to be ready to get back on the treadmills just yet, as a new report says the city is one of the least excited to return to […]

2 weeks ago
Penwortham Primary School pupils raise over £1,300 for charity

Students from Penwortham Primary School are taking part in a sponsored silence. Pupils from Penwortham Primary School are embarking on a sponsored silence to raise money for the British Heart Foundation and St Catherine’s Hospice. The summer term would usually see Year […]

3 weeks ago
Here’s a list of the Preston pubs and restaurants opening their doors this week

A beer being poured Pic: Anestiev As lockdown restrictions ease, Preston’s hospitality sector is gearing up to reopen. Many pubs and restaurants will be opening their doors on July 4 but if you are planning a […]

1 month ago
Drinkers moved on after ‘man with machete’ seen in Pear Tree Park

Police were called to Pear Tree Park in Penwortham after a man was seen with a machete following the Man City vs Chelsea match. A large number of drinkers had […]

1 month ago
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