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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.

Preston storm drain scheme up for engineering award

A view of a drain under Preston A project to build a 3.5km storm tunnel is up for an engineering award. United Utilities have been digging up the area around Strand Road and Watery Lane for two […]

5 years ago
Updated: Flood warning removed for Penwortham area near the River Ribble

Chris Idaho tweeted this picture of the Ribble after heavy rain Updated 4.56pm: The Environment Agency have now removed the flood warning on the River Ribble. Penwortham along the Ribble estuary was placed on a flood warning from 11.15am this morning […]

5 years ago
Penwortham Gala 2014 dates announced

Taking part in the Gala Queen competition The date for this year’s Penwortham Gala has been announced. An annual celebration of the town it sees processions through the streets and the crowning of a Gala King and […]

5 years ago
Appeal to trace woman who stopped to help Penwortham assault victim

Help to find a ‘good Samaritan’ who stopped to help a man who was unconscious and bleeding in Penwortham is being sought. Lancashire Police are appealing for information after the […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police seek information after indecent exposure at Penwortham bus stop

Police are appealing for information after a man performed a sex act at a Penwortham bus stop. The incident took place just before 7pm on New Year’s Eve when a […]

5 years ago
Full list: Major cull proposed to evening and weekend bus services to and from Preston

Using buses to get to and from Preston in the evenings won't be as easy from May A number of evening and Sunday bus services across Preston are due to be withdrawn from May. Lancashire County Council is planning to cut its subsidising of a number of […]

5 years ago
Preston flood warnings withdrawn but heavy rain alert issued for Sunday

Chris Idaho tweeted this picture of the Ribble after heavy rain A flood warning for Preston is no longer in force. The Environment Agency had issued a warning a flood warning around 6pm on New Year’s Day for the Ribble Estuary. […]

5 years ago
Preston graduate lands dream job running Pauline Quirke Academy

Aimee is leading the Preston branch of the international acting academy A new acting and drama studio has begun operating in Penwortham. The Pauline Quirke Academy is being led by a Preston graduate. 24-year-old Aimee Membery studied acting at the University […]

5 years ago
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