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 candidates clash over Pickering’s Farm and A582 ‘car park’ at hustings

The two frontrunners to be South Ribble’s next MP clashed over housing, transport and the much contested Pickering’s Farm development during a hustings event in Penwortham. Conservative incumbent Katherine Fletcher […]

3 weeks ago
Penwortham school children and businesses unite on litter blitz

Students from St Teresa’s Primary School in Penwortham joined forces with the town’s Community Business Network (CBN) and local charities, Galloways and St Catherine’s Hospice, for the town’s third annual […]

3 weeks ago
House builder makes donation to help one of Preston’s top attractions

David Wilson Homes has donated £300 to Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, a rescue and rehabilitation center for a range of bird species. The Whitestake-based non-profit houses […]

3 weeks ago
Penwortham’s King George V play area reopens after £90k renovation

Penwortham’s King George V play area has reopened after undergoing £90k worth of renovations. The recently refurbished play area boasts state-of-the-art equipment for toddlers and juniors. Children can now enjoy […]

3 weeks ago
South Ribble general election hustings to be held in Penwortham

Penwortham Golf Club South Ribble residents are being given the chance to put the borough’s prospective MPs on the spot ahead of the general election. Blog Preston is teaming up with the Local […]

4 weeks ago
Fried chicken shop to open on Penwortham’s main shopping street despite outcry

Right-hand unit is the proposed location in, Liverpool Road, Penwortham Controversial plans to open a branch of a fried chicken chain on Penwortham’s main shopping street have been given the go-ahead. South Ribble Borough Council’s planning committee granted permission for […]

1 month ago
89-year-old woman to walk over hot coals for Penwortham charity

Galloways Society for the Blind is hosting their first-ever Fire Walk. Members of the community, including 89-year-old volunteer Ann Hyde, will walk over hot coals to raise money for local people with sight loss. […]

1 month ago
Pensioner in ‘serious condition’ in hospital after being hit by motorbike in Hutton crash

There was a heavy police presence in Liverpool Road following the crash Pic: Google A woman in her 80s remains in hospital after being hit by a motorcycle in Hutton. South Ribble Police were called to the A59 Liverpool Road at 4.24pm on Thursday […]

1 month ago
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