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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.

Penwortham Bypass is seeing log piles created along it

One of the log piles we will be seeing when driving along the Penwortham Bypass Piles of logs have been put next to the Penwortham Bypass. Lancashire County Council say they are there to help encourage amphibians, insects and other small animals. The multi-million pound […]

2 months ago
Female runner remains in hospital after being hit by a car in Worden Park car park

Worden Park on a frosty morning Pic: Tim Watts A female runner was hurt in a collision on Thursday evening. South Ribble Police have issued an appeal for witnesses. The 36-year-old woman, from Leyland, was hit by a Vauxhall […]

2 months ago
Golden Way in Penwortham reopened in both directions after crash

Golden Way is closed from the Booths roundabout Pic: Google A main road in Penwortham was closed in both directions due to a crash. Golden Way, the A582, was shut by South Ribble Police. Police were called around 1.35pm on […]

2 months ago
Work to create new Penwortham Bypass junction set to cause disruption on the A59

Currently a road to nowhere on the new bypass Pic: Kevin Hunt A section of a major road through Penwortham is to shut as work continues to create a new junction with the Penwortham Bypass. The A59 between Penwortham and Hutton will […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Doctor Who virtual reality experience coming to libraries in South Ribble and Preston

Those taking part get the chance to fly the Tardis Three libraries in and around Preston are to see a new Dr Who virtual reality experience. Doctor Who: The Runaway is due to visit Kingsfold Library, Longridge Library and Leyland […]

3 months ago
Diggy Sticks woodland centre in Penwortham holds opening event

Toasting marshmallows at Diggy Sticksa A new woodland centre held its opening event in Penwortham despite being trashed by vandals. Diggy Sticks Community Interest Company off Factory Lane saw more than 100 people visit. The […]

3 months ago
Firefighters rescue person from the River Ribble near the Old Tram Bridge

Crews were called to the river near the Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall A person was rescued from the River Ribble during Sunday (26 May). Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent its water rescue teams from Preston Fire Station to the incident near […]

3 months ago
Two people taken to hospital after crash in Pope Lane in Penwortham

Pope Lane in Penwortham Pic: Google A crash closed a major road in Penwortham. Pope Lane was shut between the Co-Op and Cop Lane after a crash involving two cars around 8.15pm on Sunday (26 May). […]

3 months ago
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