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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.

Motorists warned of overnight road closures in Penwortham

Leyland Road and Liverpool Road junction The junction of Leyland Road and Liverpool Road in Penwortham will be closed overnight for highway work from tonight (Wednesday 13 November) until Saturday morning (16 November). The temporary closures […]

4 months ago
Next stage for A582 road widening plans

The tank roundabout The next stage for the A582 road widening plans is underway. The plans would see the A582 between Broad Oak roundabout and Stanifield Lane widened to create a dual carriageway from the […]

4 months ago
Penwortham slip road WILL be closed when the new bypass opens next month

The slip road leading from Liverpool Road to Guild Way in Penwortham will close next month when the new bypass is opened. Lancashire County Council agreed the controversial decision at […]

4 months ago
New pizza and beer joint set to open in Penwortham

Work is underway at 1260 A new pizza and beer joint is set to open in what was Booths in Liverpool Road, Penwortham. 1260 Craft and Crust is being opened by friends Wayne Bretherton and […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham bypass to open in December – earlier than planned

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 is set to open on Monday 2 December – a month earlier than expected. Lancashire County Council has announced the new opening date for the road, […]

4 months ago
Residents’ safety fears as Cross Borough Link Road is set to open

Work on The Cawsey, off Leyland Road Pic: Central Lancashire Plannezine Residents have said they are concerned about the safety of a new road linking Penwortham to Walton-le-Dale when it opens next week. The Cross Borough Link Road, which runs between […]

4 months ago
Meet the Preston group who have been celebrating the natural world since 1876

The Society on a summer outing In 1876, during the age of Queen Victoria, The Preston Scientific Society was founded. It was a time of scientific and technological awakening, and against this background the Society flourished, spawning […]

4 months ago
One night of Mischief is coming to five venues in Preston and South Ribble

Louise Fazackerley A unique night of performance and pizza is coming to Preston and South Ribble this Mischief Night. Five events will be taking place during the course of Wednesday 30 October, […]

4 months ago
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