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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 roadworks: Work on £8m dual carriageway scheme to begin

Golden Way was used during the Guild marathon Roadworks are due to begin in the Spring to finally see part of a key route into Preston widened. The Golden Way (A582) in Penwortham north of Cop Lane will […]

6 years ago
Avenham pair jailed for Penwortham burglary

Lee Hewitt and Daniel Little were jailed for stealing from a home in Penwortham Two Preston men have been jailed for a burglary in Penwortham. Lee Hewitt, 21, of Avenham Road was sentenced to 29 months in prison. His partner in crime Daniel Little, […]

7 years ago
Penwortham man who robbed off licence is jailed

A 20-year-old man has been jailed after an armed robbery in Penwortham. Luke Ashton, of Ryefield Avenue, Penwortham, received six years for a robbery at Bargain Booze on Pope Lane. […]

7 years ago
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 […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 years ago
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 […]

7 years ago
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