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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.

Spreading positivity, the clothing brand handprinted in Preston and worn worldwide

Stranded in the UK after the pandemic hit in March 2020, and unable to return to his job in Australia, Jonathan Simpson from Penwortham set up his own clothing label. […]

3 weeks ago
Parts of Penwortham ‘worst hit’ as Covid cases increase six-fold in a week

The government map shows increase cases around Preston Cases of Covid-19 in Lower Penwortham North jumped from 196 to 1,192 per 100,000 during the week before Christmas. The numbers show the area is in the worst-hit neighbourhood in […]

4 weeks ago
In pictures: Penwortham residents gather at local Christmas market for cheer and festive fun

Penwortham last week celebrated the return of the annual Christmas market as traders sold food and items to delighted residents. Liverpool Road businesses joined stallholders, rides and Santa as local […]

1 month ago
Penwortham Girls’ High School wins UNICEF children’s rights award

Penwortham Girls' High School Pic: Google A Penwortham school has won a children’s rights award following an official UNICEF assessment. Penwortham Girls’ High School received the Rights Respecting Schools Silver Award, marking progress towards embedding children’s […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Hula hooping Santas dash through Penwortham to raise £1,500 for Galloway’s

The annual Galloway’s Santa Dash this year saw hula hooping runners raise over £1,500 for the blind and partially sighted. Amongst the line-up were members of Up Fit Hoop Troop, […]

1 month ago
Penwortham schoolchildren receive 100 seedling Christmas trees

Kingsfold Primary School was closed on Friday morning Pic: Google National Grid has donated 12 mature trees and over 100 seedling Christmas trees to a Penwortham school to mark the end of powerline works in the area. Kingsfold Primary School […]

1 month ago
Pictures show aftermath of fire near mosque in Deepdale

On Wednesday December 15, firefighters battled a Deepdale shed blaze that spread to an adjacent building. At 02.41am, four fire engines from Preston, Penwortham, and Bamber Bridge attended a commercial […]

1 month ago
Penwortham evening Christmas Market to take place during Wednesday

Two local businesses will join forces tomorrow for drinks and nibbles at the Penwortham Christmas markets. Staff from Vincents Solicitors will host the late-night event from 6pm to 9pm on Liverpool Road […]

1 month ago
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