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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 van drivers warned over catalytic converter thefts

Police are warning motorists after a spate of catalytic converter thefts across Preston. Seven catalytic converters have been taken from Mercedes Vito/Sprinter type vans in Ashton, Fulwood, Ribbleton, Frenchwood and […]

6 years ago
Cuerden development masterplan put on display until December

The County Council says Cuerden is a "strategically important site" The masterplan for how a 65 hectare site to the south of Preston has gone on display. Cuerden which sits at the junction of the M65 and the A6 has […]

6 years ago
Bamber Bridge man wanted in connection with stabbing as man left in hospital

Carl Barton is wanted by police in connection with the stabbing A man linked to a number of addresses in Bamber Bridge is wanted in connection with an attempted murder. Preston Police want to speak to Carl Barton, 28, after a […]

6 years ago
A59 bridge coming into Preston down to one lane due to emergency repair work

Bank Bridge at Tarleton A major route into Preston is down to one lane after a vehicle crashed into a bridge on Saturday. Engineers are completing emergency repairs on the A59 Bank Bridge at […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Remembrance Sunday 2014 service in Penwortham

Hundreds of people turned out in Penwortham to pay their respects on Remembrance Sunday. Penwortham war memorial on Liverpool Road was covered in poppy wreathes. Traffic came to a stop […]

6 years ago
Children in Need Team Rickshaw cycles through Penwortham

TV presenter Matt Baker rode through Penwortham today as part of his 450-mile journey to raise money for Children in Need. Baker rides alongside Team Rickshaw, powered by give young […]

6 years ago
Car left abandoned after Longton Bypass crash

Scene of the crash at Longton Bypass Police closed one lane of the Longton Bypass overnight following a crash, A silver Renault Clio was left abandoned near to the police headquarters at Hutton. Preston Police said the […]

6 years ago
All is shipshape with Preston Sea Cadets headquarters makeover

On Wednesday 5 November 2014, the headquarters of the Sea Cadets in Strand Road, Preston was a hive of industry as several organisations came together to give the building a […]

6 years ago
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