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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.

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 […]

2 days 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 […]

2 days 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 […]

5 days ago
Warning to Penwortham residents over vehicle crime

South Ribble Police are reminding Penwortham residents to be vigilant about security after a spate of vehicle crime in the area. Over the past few nights a number of insecure […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Petition starts against closure of Liverpool Road slip road in Penwortham

The slip road from Liverpool Road A Penwortham resident has started a campaign against proposals to shut a slip road heading into Preston. Lancashire County Council says it wants to close off the slip road at […]

2 weeks ago
Safety warning to pupils after reports a girl was approached in Longton

A Penwortham school has issued a reminder to parents and pupils to stay vigilant after a pupil reported being approached by a man in a car on her way to […]

2 weeks ago
New map shows planned new route for traffic through Penwortham

Plans to cut traffic through Penwortham could see the slip road onto the flyover closed. Lancashire County Council aims to discourage people from making unnecessary journeys through the centre of […]

3 weeks ago
Old Tram Bridge was last repaired in 2014

The Old Tram Bridge is currently fenced off Repair work to the now closed Old Tram Bridge last took place in 2014. Campaigners who want Lancashire County Council to reopen the bridge had submitted a Freedom of Information […]

4 weeks ago
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