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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.

Hutton school named ‘Best Kept in Lancashire’ at village awards

The Lancashire Best Kept Village Awards has named a Hutton school the best-kept in the county. After being nominated by a resident, a team of judges visited the Ashbridge Independent […]

3 days ago
Preston sight loss charity supporters take on London Marathon raising over £7,800

Over £7,800 was raised for Preston sight loss charity Galloway’s by a team of four runners during the London Marathon. Steve Holliday, Steve Millington, James Bickerstaff and Ken Mellis all […]

1 week ago
Penwortham cycle superhighway roadworks to begin

Penwortham Bridge Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker The county council is asking people to allow extra time when travelling around Penwortham as essential work is being carried out to construct a continuous two-way cycle track between Penwortham […]

1 week ago
Penwortham’s new Hurst Grange Cafe now open for business

The new dog-friendly Hurst Grange Cafe in Penwortham has opened for business. Located in Penwortham’s refurbished Coach House on Hurst Grange Park, the cafe offers breakfast, lunch, homemade cakes and […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham church to host Preston Orpheus Choir for a celebration of English composers

Preston Orpheus Choir Preston’s Orpheus Choir will next month hold a concert celebrating English composers. On Saturday 30 October, from 7.30pm, the choir will perform The English Musical Renaissance. It will offer music […]

2 weeks ago
Preston, Leyland and Penwortham runners join Great North Run for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

A team of Preston, Leyland and Penwortham runners have raised £10,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The amount was raised after a team of 15 Lancashire fundraisers took on the 13.1-mile […]

3 weeks ago
Preston sight loss charity awarded ‘generous’ two-year grant by West Lancashire Freemasons

The West Lancashire Freemasons have awarded a £57,310 grant to Preston sight loss charity Galloway’s. The charity used the funding to reduce social isolation amongst visually impaired residents, with a […]

3 weeks ago
‘Depraved’ Penwortham man jailed after awarding underage girls ‘points’ to perform sexual acts online

A Penwortham man who awarded points to underage girls as they performed sexual acts online is now in prison. Stefan Bull, 27, of Gaskell Road, Penwortham, was sentenced at Preston […]

3 weeks ago
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