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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.

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
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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
Penwortham bypass: New proposed route unveiled by Lancashire County Council

The proposed route of the Penwortham bypass Residents in Penwortham and Preston are being asked for their views about the long-mooted Penwortham bypass. Consultation on the route – proposed by Lancashire County Council – formally opens in […]

6 years ago
Penwortham welcomes St Catherine’s Hospice charity shop

Shop manager Sam Jones A new boutique charity shop has opened in Penwortham. St Catherine’s Hospice finished fitting out the store on Priory Lane at the start of July. Sam Jones, manager of the […]

6 years ago
Longton pensioner prepares to Manchester to Blackpool cycle ride for St Catherine’s Hospice

Harry Bond will saddle up for the sixth time   A Longton granddad is preparing to cycle 60 miles for a Preston-based hospice. Harry Bond, 75, gets in the saddle for the sixth time to do the Manchester to […]

6 years ago
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