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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.

‘Bear with us’ – motorists urged to be patient amid Penwortham bypass confusion

Cllr William Evans from South Ribble Borough Council, Grace Shields and Laura Gillett from Penwortham Girls High School, County Cllr Keith Iddon Motorists are being urged to be patient while road users get used to the new road layout in Penwortham. John Horrocks Way opened on Monday, causing confusion and delays among […]

3 months ago
New Penwortham Bypass menaces woman who just wanted a nice hotpot

Traffic on Golden Way Pic: David Southworth Following the train wreck that is The Fishergate Bollard, Preston has seen a challenger for the title of “City’s Most Hated Traffic Brainwave” in the new Penwortham Bypass, aka John […]

3 months ago
Penwortham bypass will open this Monday

Cllr William Evans from South Ribble Borough Council, Grace Shields and Laura Gillett from Penwortham Girls High School, County Cllr Keith Iddon The new Penwortham bypass, John Horrocks Way, will open on Monday 2 December.  The aim of the new bypass is to remove traffic through the centre of Penwortham by providing […]

3 months ago
Weekend events in Preston, 29 November – 01 December

Christmas tree in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Looking for something to do this weekend? See our list below for things to do in Preston. Friday 29 November Mini Diggy Stay and PlayDiggy Sticks Woodland Centre CIC, Factory […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Search for missing Preston woman Susan Riley

Have you seen Susan Riley? Police are appealing for information after she went missing in Preston today (Wednesday, November 27). Susan was last seen around 12.30pm at the junction of […]

3 months ago
New RSPCA charity shop opening in Penwortham

RSPCA shop front in Penwortham RSPCA Preston and District Branch is expanding its local retail footprint with a new shop in Penwortham. The shop, which will be located at 76 Liverpool Road, joins existing stores […]

3 months ago
Comedy night promises to be a barrel of laughs at Penwortham micro pub

Not sure what to do in the Christmas/New Year lull? The Barrel and Bean is hosting its second comedy night on Friday December 27. Tickets are on sale for the […]

3 months ago
Preston woman to launch ‘permanent food festival’ with local producers

Jane (right) A Preston woman is launching a new initiative that will bring together some of the city’s best food and drink producers. Jane Cuthbertson from Penwortham owns the award-winning independent wine […]

3 months ago
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