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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.

Police spotted searching the River Ribble at Penwortham

Preston residents noticed police completing searches on the River Ribble, sparking curiosity. Blog Preston contacted Lancashire Police regarding their increased presence in the area during Monday (10 May). Read more: […]

3 days ago
Why this Penwortham artist’s work is appearing on BBC and ITV most mornings

Dr Nighat Arif appears on BBC Breakfast with Shiryn's work in the background Pic: @DrNighatArif / Twitter A Penwortham artist has been surprised to discover her work is appearing on BBC and ITV most mornings. Shiryn Wynter‘s painting is on display in the kitchen of Dr Nighat […]

6 days ago
Penwortham geographer ‘ecstatic’ to receive handwritten letter from Sir David Attenborough

Heather Needham with her letter from Sir David A student from Penwortham has spoken of her joy at receiving a handwritten letter from Sir David Attenborough. Heather Needham, who studies BSc Geography at King’s College London, had sent […]

1 week ago
Penwortham pals walking 100 miles in 50 days in aid of Captain 100 challenge for St Catherine’s Hospice

Jasmine Jacovelli and Maddi Isles from Penwortham have set themselves a challenge to walk 100 miles in 50 days in aid of the Captain 100 challenge. The funds they raise […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement South Ribble Police appeal after Penwortham pensioner’s home was raided

Police are appealing for information on the two people pictured. South Ribble Police have released a statement in regards to an incident that took place in November last year. Detectives are investigating a burglary in Penwortham whereby suspects forced their […]

2 weeks ago
Busy housing market leads Preston law firm specialist team to move in at Penwortham

The new team at Vincents’ Penwortham office A team from law firm Vincents Solicitors’ Winckley Square head office has moved to create a residential property hub in Penwortham. The change is due to a ‘huge increase’ in […]

3 weeks ago
Police appeal for help to trace missing Preston girl with links to Penwortham

Paige Kaye Police are trying to trace a girl missing from Preston. Paige Kaye was reported as missing on Tuesday 13 April. She has links to Penwortham, plus the Nelson and Blackpool […]

4 weeks ago
Penwortham first-time author wrote children’s book in lockdown and hopes to make it to best sellers list

Craig Proudfoot A Penwortham first-time author has released a children’s book called The Frog and The Crab. Craig Proudfoot, an IT project manager, wrote the book in lockdown as a way to […]

4 weeks ago
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