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.

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 month ago
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 months 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 months 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 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 months ago
Preston events company celebrating 15 years of business

The Events Northern team, L-R: event manager Helen Brady, managing director Becki Cross, office manager Gill Knight A Preston events company is celebrating 15 years of business. Events Northern Ltd, which was established in June 2004, is a team of three who manage and produce events for […]

2 months ago
Major changes for Liverpool Road in Penwortham planned once new bypass is complete

Looking along Liverpool Road in Penwortham Pic: Blog Preston How motorists are going to be encouraged to use the new Penwortham Bypass has been revealed. Lancashire County Council is consulting on a number of proposals for Liverpool Road through […]

2 months ago
Major changes for four routes into Preston planned

An overhead view of Junction 31 of the M6, key routes around it are due to see work done Pic: fragglehunter More than £2million is to be spent on four major routes into Preston during the next year. Lancashire County Council has confirmed it is targeting the M6 at Junction 31, […]

2 months ago
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