South Ribble Locations

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Penwortham beer festival returns with chance to enjoy a pint and some cricket

Penwortham cricket club in action, and howzat for an afternoon's entertainment Pic: Chris Gatskill Andrew Flintoff’s former cricket club is set to say cheers as it hosts its second beer festival. Penwortham Beer Festival is taking place during the August Bank Holiday weekend. You […]

6 years ago
This slice of Tuscany is a prize winning garden

This garden was clearly not inspired by the Preston weather Pic: Colin Lane A little slice of Tuscany created in rainy old Preston has triumphed at the Southport Flower Show. The stunning show garden which focuses on an olive tree is the brainchild […]

6 years ago
How this painting of Preston was saved

John Jenkinson's painting is now hanging in the Harris This view of Preston dates back more than 200 years and YOU helped to restore it. John Jenkinson’s painting ‘View of Preston from Penwortham Hill’ has been lovingly restored by […]

6 years ago
Tank roundabout to be closed overnight during next four weeks

Centurion Tank moves to its new position Final overnight closures on a major roundabout on the outskirts of Preston are to take place. The Tank roundabout where Flensburg Way and Penwortham Way meet has seen roadworks ongoing […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Leyland Road crash: Appeal for witnesses after four car collision

Leyland Road closed as traffic is stopped Pic: Georgina Jacques Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to a major crash near Preston. Leyland Road in Lostock Hall was closed for four hours on Sunday (7 August). Four cars were […]

6 years ago
M6 roadworks near Preston to shut motorway

Light trails on the M6 near Preston Pic: Shane King Two miles of the M6 near Preston are to be shut overnight. Work begins on the two mile stretch between Junction 29 (for the M65) and Junction (30). Highways England […]

6 years ago
Penwortham man treated after being stabbed in the stomach

The incident happened near a primary school Pic: Google Witnesses are being sought after a man was stabbed in Penwortham during an early hours argument. The 18-year-old man was with two friends in Martin Field Road. They were walking […]

6 years ago
Lostock Hall pub The Hunters up for national pub award

Beer garden at The Hunters is proving popular A Preston pub are reached the final of a national pub awards after being turned around in recent years. The Hunters pub, in Lostock Hall, was relaunched in April last […]

6 years ago
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