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.

South Ribble mum blasts hospital after epileptic son denied medicinal cannabis

Joanne Griffiths with her son Ben A South Ribble mum has spoken out against a hospital’s decision to block medicinal cannabis treatment for her son, saying “this isn’t living”. Joanne Griffiths of Much Hoole says Alder […]

1 day ago
Dog walker attacked in Penwortham by group of off-road motorbikers

Factory Lane in Penwortham Pic: Google A man has suffered a broken jaw after walking out his dog in Penwortham. The 48-year-old victim was walking his Labrador just off Factory Lane on Sunday (13 January) around […]

1 day ago
Police looking for Penwortham man in relation to driving offences

James Edward Ashton Police have released the picture of a man they want to speak to for failing to attend court. Jamie Edward Ashton is wanted on warrant for failing to attend in […]

1 week ago
Ten of the highest rated cafes in Preston

Bon Bons coffee and cake Pic: Bon Bons/Facebook Keeping it cheap in January is always a big theme after the excess of Christmas. With this in mind we’ve pulled together the top 10 places that TripAdvisor readers consider […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham retirement park under new ownership

A Penwortham retirement park has been sold off, with residents informed days before Christmas. Management at Penwortham Park wrote to residents on December 22, informing them the site would be […]

2 weeks ago
Police attend crash on Penwortham flyover

Emergency services are in attendance at a crash near the Penwortham flyover. Police and an ambulance are the scene on the A59. The crash is close to the Strand Road […]

3 weeks ago
Arson investigation after car torched on Hutton home driveway

Lindle Avenue in Hutton Pic: Google Lindle Avenue in Hutton Pic: Google Police have launched an arson investigation after a car was torched on the driveway of a South Ribble house. Penwortham firefighters were called to […]

3 weeks ago
Christmas 2018 and New Years opening hours for South Ribble supermarkets

One Booths store in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall We are all in a mad rush before Christmas to make sure everything is bought on time, the presents are wrapped and […]

4 weeks ago
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