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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.

Boeing 737 Max aircraft on which Penwortham man died in Ethopian Airlines crash may be allowed to fly again

Sam Pegram died while in Africa helping refugees Pic: Blog Preston/Pegram family Lawyers representing British families whose loved ones were killed in a Boeing 737 Max crash have spoken of their ‘significant concerns’ after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) paved the way […]

24 hours ago
St Matthew’s area of Preston sees a doubling of coronavirus cases in space of a week

Latest coronavirus cases map for Preston and South Ribble. Latest coronavirus data shows that St Matthew’s has seen a 127 per cent rise in Covid cases in the last week (4-11 November). Other areas in Preston and South Ribble […]

7 days ago
Leyland resident fundraising for potentially life-saving cancer treatment

Leyland-based Kim Eccles and her partner are in the midst of raising funds for potentially life-saving treatment for Kim. In August 2020, Kim was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare tissue […]

1 week ago
Protest close to police headquarters at Hutton passes with ‘minimal disruption’

The entrance to the Lancashire Police headquarters at Hutton off the A59 Pic: Google Lancashire Police issued a warning about a protest which was set to happen close to Hutton today (Monday, 16 November). The protest, understood to be an anti-lockdown protest, did not […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston branch of Andy’s Man Club is launching to give men a space to talk

Men around the country have benefitted from the talking groups Pic: Andy's Man Club A Preston branch of Andy’s Man Club is launching. The talking group for men, which has 28 branches around the UK, was started in Yorkshire by the friends of Andy […]

1 week ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 9 November

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 9 November. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Single storey […]

1 week ago
Police see more than 150 weapons surrendered in knife bins in Penwortham and Avenham

Preston police officers are working hard to make knife crime a thing of the past. As a result, the police force have created a weapons amnesty, running this week (w/c […]

2 weeks ago
Some areas of Preston and South Ribble seeing decrease in coronavirus cases

Interactive coronavirus cases map. Multiple areas of Preston and South Ribble have reported a decrease in coronavirus cases in their latest figures. Bamber Bridge West, Moor Park and Preston City Centre amongst others have […]

2 weeks ago
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