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.

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 […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month ago
Penwortham Girls High School pupil knocked down by car

Cop Lane where a pupil was knocked down. Pic: Google A pupil from Penwortham Girls High School was knocked down by a car yesterday (Thursday 20 December). The school had […]

1 month ago
How this new scheme is helping stock Preston’s food banks

This collection was donated to Penwortham Food Bank Kirsty Higginson, owner of Left in Preston, receives the collection from Iceland staff and customers A new scheme has tapped into the generosity of Prestonians to collect food bank donations […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham Primary School shut due to sickness

Penwortham County Primary School is closed today due to an outbreak of sickness. Parents at the school in Crookings Lane were told yesterday afternoon that a number of children across […]

2 months ago
Boy in hospital after coming off bike close to Broadgate

The crash took place close to the Broadgate Bridge Pic: Google The crash took place close to the Broadgate Bridge Pic: Google An eight-year-old boy is being treated in hospital for a leg injury after a collision. The driver of a […]

2 months ago
Police hunt for man after racially aggravated assault in Bamber Bridge

Ben Shiels Ben Shiels Police are searching for a man after an alleged racially aggravated assault in Bamber Bridge. Update: On Friday (7 December) police said Shiels had come forward and handed […]

2 months ago
London Marathon places available to raise funds for Galloway’s

Stuart Clayton running the London Marathon for Galloways A Preston based sight loss charity is offering runners a chance to take part in next year’s popular Virgin London Marathon. Local […]

2 months ago
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