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.

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 […]

7 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 years ago
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea in Penwortham

Fancy a treat or want to spoil your mom on Mother’s Day? Have a delicious afternoon tea, including tea, selection of sandwiches, cakes or scones with jame and cream. Also […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

7 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
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