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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.

Aldi offering finder’s fee as chain looks to build new store in Penwortham

Aldi store surrounded by grass and trees Aldi is on the hunt for a new store location in Penwortham. The UK’s fifth-largest supermarket offers a finder’s fee for people who recommend a site; either 1.5 per cent […]

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Former pupil and head girl visit Penwortham Priory Academy

82-year-old Sonia Ward, the first Head Girl at Penwortham Priory Academy returned to her former school to look around and see the changes since she left. Sonia was among the […]

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Penwortham swimming teacher heads to Bali to teach lifesaving water skills

A swimming instructor is heading to Bali in August to teach children drowning prevention skills and clean water stewardship. Amy Holden will be working with the charity Swim Tayka which […]

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Penwortham plodders host charity plods

The Penwortham Pavement Plodders are hosting a 5k and 3k plod in July to raise money for Penwortham Food Bank and Tippy Toes Baby Bank. It is the first big […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Ashbridge Independent School and Nursery mark Jubilee with new multi-use facilities

Ashbridge Independent School and Nursery marked the Platinum Jubilee by adding a multi-useplay and learning area named Jubilee Park and the planting of a copse of trees for the Queen’s […]

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Liverpool Road in Penwortham plans up for latest debate

South Ribble Borough Council is inviting the community of Penwortham to a presentation of the draft masterplan proposals for Liverpool Road. The drop-in event will give the community the chance […]

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Ninth Windrush Festival takes place at Vernon Carus

The ninth Windrush Festival took place on Sunday 19th June at Vernon Carus to celebrate 74 years since 492 West Indians travelled to England and arrived at Tilbury Essex on […]

2 weeks ago
Penwortham neighbours Norma and Margaret raise funds for Rosemere with drive sale

Norma and Margaret's drive sale for Rosemere Penwortham friends and neighbours Norma Blackburn and Margaret Dunn are a ‘driving’ force when it comes to helping charity Rosemere Cancer Foundation. They have just raised £838.72 hosting a drive […]

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