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.

Public exhibition put on display ahead of demolition of Old Tram Bridge

People looking at the exhibition in Pavilion Cafe An exhibition showing how the replacement for the Old Tram Bridge will look has gone on display. Key stakeholders met last week to announce plans to replace the historic and […]

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Excitement builds as Old Tram Bridge replacement work officially begins

At the Old Tram Bridge on 16 May Work has officially begun on the replacement of Preston’s Old Tram Bridge. Blog Preston attended as key stakeholders including councillors, engineers and architect John Bridge gathered at the site today […]

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Penwortham choir to celebrate influential composers with concert in Ashton

Rawstorne Singers A Penwortham-based choir is set to celebrate the lives of two influential composers with a special performance. The Rawstorne Singers’ Choral Celebration will mark the 150th anniversary of the birth […]

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Leyland Road roadworks put back by a month

Leyland Road is to see new bus stop shelters put in Pic: Google Planned roadworks for a busy route between Penwortham and Lostock Hall have been put back by a month. A stretch of Leyland Road from the Bee Lane roundabout to the […]

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Penwortham flyover crash causes long delays with Strand Road roadworks adding to misery

The delays on the A59 Golden Way heading from Penwortham into Preston Pic: Lukasz Niebieszczanski Drivers heading into Preston city centre this morning from Penwortham have been experiencing long delays. A three-car crash on the Guild Way around 7.30am on Monday (13 May) caused long […]

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Looking back on the first year of Penwortham craft bar Fairham’s with owners Ellis and Liam

Ellis and Liam of Fairham's This month marks one year since Ellis McKeown and Liam Stemson opened the doors to Fairham’s Bar in Penwortham. As founders and distillers at Fairham Distillery – the award-winning craft […]

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Man from Walmer Bridge shaves hair in support of his sister battling breast cancer

Eric Suthers and his big sister Helen. Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation A man from Walmer Bridge has raised over £2,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation by cutting his hair in support of his sister. Eric Suthers, who runs Walmer Bridge’s Junction Garage […]

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The 25 venues where you can enjoy Penwortham Live this weekend

Penwortham Live outside Lime Bar Lounge The venues participating in Penwortham Live this weekend range from bars to boutiques, churches to clubs, and more. Live performances will take place at 25 spots in Penwortham, Middleforth and […]

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