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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.

Lancashire Police open day: 8,000 tickets gone for Hutton headquarters day

Police horses on patrol Lancashire Police may release more tickets to their behind the scenes day at the Hutton headquarters. Just on the edge of Preston, the building is to host dog training demonstrations, […]

6 years ago
St Catherine’s Hospice new cafe named by volunteers

Joanne Copeland and Issy Hayes at The Mill in the hospice grounds Prestonians have helped name the rooms in a Preston charities new cafe. The Mill in the grounds of the St Catherine’s Hospice is a cafe and information centre. Hospice managers […]

6 years ago
Go behind the scenes at Lancashire Police during Hutton headquarters open day

Police officers standing guard in Preston Prestonians are being invited to see how Lancashire Police operate at their headquarters on the edge of Preston. Based at Hutton the force is holding an open day for residents […]

6 years ago
Penwortham bypass: Consultation events to take place across the area

The proposed route of the Penwortham bypass Consultation events about the forthcoming Penwortham bypass have been announced. The full plans for the bypass route and the chance to ask questions of highways officers from Lancashire County Council […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Baking, photography and flower arranging at Penwortham Food and Craft Fayre

Penwortham Community Centre plays host to the Fayre Penwortham food and craft fayre takes place on Saturday. The free event sees a competition in baking, art, photography, flower arranging and preserves. Penwortham Community Centre on Kingsfold Drive is […]

6 years ago
Taking on The Big Ugly Burger at Longton’s Dolphin Inn

As it came towards me the other diners gasped. The waiter, who was delivering this beastly incarnation, held a strong smug look as if to say, “you won’t beat this….” […]

6 years ago
Farmers Markets taking place this weekend in Preston

Fresh fruit and veg will be on offer Apart from the Lancashire Market in Friargate this weekend there are two farmers markets taking place, one in Ashton on Ribble, with another in Penwortham and if good market farm […]

6 years ago
Preston Digital Archive reaches an astounding 20 million views

Flickr hosted Preston Digital Archive has now reached a staggering landmark of twenty million viewings by people from Preston and the world over. Whether the people consulting the archive are Preston residents, ex-pats or […]

6 years ago
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