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 man says ‘warm hub’ helped him escape boredom – as well as the cold

Leslie Eastham (left), pictured with a fellow warm hub user at Kingsfold Library, Penwortham A Penwortham man who visited one of the warm hubs established across Lancashire last winter to help people struggling to heat their homes says that the experience has given him […]

2 days ago
Fishergate Hill still closed as United Utilities repairs continue

The road closure in Fishergate Hill Pic: Blog Preston A major road in and out of Preston is to remain closed throughout the weekend with no timeframe yet for reopening. United Utilities are continuing to repair the burst water […]

3 days ago
United Utilities update on Fishergate Hill burst water main

A burst water main in the Broadgate area of the city is causing road and school closures. Update: Latest on road closures in Fishergate Hill United Utilities are beginning repairs […]

1 week ago
Environment Agency plants hundreds of trees in South Ribble

Hundreds of trees have been planted along a South Ribble public footpath by the Environment Agency. As part of the £54.7m Preston & South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme, 600 […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Booths to remove self-checkout tills in Fulwood, Longridge, Penwortham and Longton stores

Booths store in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall All the Booths stores in and around Preston are set to remove their self-checkout tills. In an announcement that multiple Booths stores would have fully staffed checkouts, it has been […]

2 weeks ago
Preston 10 mile race back in Hutton for 41st time

On the start line at a previous 10-miler Pic: Preston Harriers A road race around Hutton is returning for the 41st time. The Preston 10 Mile Road Race is hosted by Preston Harriers and begins at 10am on Sunday 19 November. […]

2 weeks ago
Fireworks displays for Bonfire Night 2023 in and around Preston

See details for firework displays at Fulwood, Hoppers, Lancashire Fire and Rescue's Quiet fireworks, Penwortham Pear Tree Park and Leyland amongst others.

1 month ago
Concern growing for man missing from Chorley Hospital

Christian Wilding was last seen during Tuesday Pic: South Ribble Police Christian Wilding has links to Leyland, Lostock Hall, Penwortham and Preston.

1 month ago
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