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.

How this Penwortham girl can’t get operation on the NHS because her condition is ‘too severe’

Caidi Gregson is unable to walk and relies on a wheelchair to get around A campaign has been launched to help raise thousands of pounds for life-changing surgery for a Penwortham girl. Caidi Gregson has a condition which leaves her unable to walk and […]

2 months ago
Police warning after spate of car thefts across Preston and South Ribble

Police are reminding residents in Preston and South Ribble to secure their property after nine vehicles in Lostock Hall and Walton-le-Dale and four in Penwortham were broken into overnight (April […]

2 months ago
Man has leg broken after late night attack outside Papa John’s in Penwortham

Pappa John's in Penwortham Pic: Google Police want to speak to anyone who was in a Penwortham pizza shop after a man was attacked. A man in his 20s had hs leg broken during the attack […]

2 months ago
New urban woodland in Penwortham is damaged by vandals

The wood store was emptied, burnt and trashed Pic: Diggy Sticks CIC Nine months of work creating an urban wood in Penwortham has been undone by vandals. Diggy Sticks has been preparing to open as a way to re-engage people with their […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Major smoke plume from fire at buildings near former Vernon mill in Penwortham

Smoke plume in Penwortham Pic: Claire Hewitson Smoke has been seen billowing across Penwortham during Sunday afternoon. Emergency services are heading for the scene of what is understood to be a major fire at close to the […]

2 months ago
New Longton nursery has playhouse trashed by vandals

The remains of the wooden playhouse Pic: Janet Quinlan A nursery has been left counting the cost after its playhouse was trashed. New Longton under-5s nursery was targeted over the Easter Bank Holiday. The building in Boundary Close had […]

2 months ago
Mum of teenager who died in a collision says she will not stop looking for answers

The mum of a teenager who died when he was knocked off his bike in Preston says she has been left with more questions than answers after the inquest into […]

2 months ago
Woman on Penwortham flyover taken to hospital for treatment

A woman who was on the wrong side of the barrier on Penwortham flyover on Tuesday was taken to hospital for treatment. The A59 was closed while police helped the […]

2 months ago
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