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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.

Wade Barrett: Spreading the Preston word

There aren’t many names that put Preston on the map globally. The most famous example is Sir Tom Finney, while others such as Andrew Flintoff and Phil Jones have pitched […]

5 years ago
Hundreds of new homes could be built on former Penwortham mill site

The former Vernon Carus mill in Penwortham Nearly 400 new homes could be built on the site of the former Vernon Carus mill in Penwortham. Bovis Homes have submitted a planning application to South Ribble Borough Council […]

5 years ago
How City Deal worth millions to Preston will change the face of the city forever

The majority of the City Deal work is to happen in the West of the city Detailed plans have been released showing how the shape of Preston will be changed forever by a multi-million pound plan. The City Deal, worth £434m in funds for new projects […]

5 years ago
Penwortham Live: In your words and pictures

Performer in Slice of Sicily Penwortham Live is an annual festival of music, arts, poetry and drama. Over Friday 28 March and Saturday 29 March hundreds of locals descended on different Penwortham venues to catch […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham collision: Driver and boy in hospital after horror smash on Golden Way

Picture tweeted from the scene by Phil Jones, Penwortham fire station manager Witnesses are being sought as a driver and passenger remain in hospital after a collision in Penwortham. The Vauxhall Vectra, driven by a 52-year-old man from Preston, is in Royal […]

5 years ago
Two people taken to hospital after serious smash at Penwortham

Picture tweeted from the scene by Phil Jones, Penwortham fire station manager Preston has been gridlocked during rush hour after a serious incident on the Penwortham flyover. The Air Ambulance, Lancashire Police and crews from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called […]

5 years ago
Penwortham Live! returns for 2014

Penwortham Festival 2014 – a festival weekend of music, arts, poetry and drama over 28th and 29th March. The first Penwortham Live! ran successfully last year, in April 2013. In […]

5 years ago
Preston schoolboy becomes nuclear fusion world record holder

Jamie working on his reactor A Preston schoolboy is the youngest person in the world to build a nuclear fusion reactor. Penwortham Priory Academy pupil Jamie Edwards, 13, has built the reactor from scratch, with […]

5 years ago
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