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.

Tributes paid to man who ran popular Penwortham restaurant

Salvatore Vivace Pic: Derek Rogerson Salvatore Vivace Pic: Derek Rogerson A popular restaurant in Penwortham is to remain closed until the weekend following the death of its owner. Salvatore’s in Liverpool Road has been a […]

3 months ago
Beer festival returns to New Longton

At the New Longton BeerFest At the New Longton BeerFest A three-day beer festival is back at a village on the outskirts of Preston this weekend. New Longton beer festival BeerFest is held at the […]

3 months ago
Cyclist injured in collision in Penwortham

Police are appealing for information after a cyclist was injured following a collision in Penwortham. Officers were called around 6.30pm on Sunday (October 7) after a cyclist had been involved […]

3 months ago
New Penwortham shop is brewing success with specialist coffees and teas

The Courtyard Penwortham A new shop is bringing coffee beans, loose leaf teas, locally made chocolates and more to Penwortham high street. The Courtyard was opened in August by business partners Bill Parkinson […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham Priory Academy gets new state-of-the-art IT building

Pupils outside the new Hex building An academy in Preston has opened its new IT and computer science building. Named The Hex the £1.4million centre was opened by Dr Claire […]

4 months ago
Football coach vows to stop people being obsessed with checking their phones

Simon Halliwell coaches football A Penwortham football coach has vowed to tackle mental health and reduce the amount of people being obsessed with their phones. Simon Halliwell, 36, is trying […]

4 months ago
Have your say on the A59 Corridor in Penwortham

A59 Corridor in Penwortham. Pic: Google You can now have your say on how one of Penwortham‘s busiest roads should be developed. Lancashire County Council are asking for people’s views on […]

4 months ago
Biker hurt in A59 crash in Penwortham

Police at the scene in Penwortham Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police at the scene in Penwortham Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police have been at the scene of a crash after a motorcyclist lost control in Penwortham. Shortly after 8am on Sunday (16 […]

4 months ago
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