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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.

Farmers Markets taking place this weekend in Preston

Fresh fruit and veg will be on offer Apart from the Lancashire Market in Friargate this weekend there are two farmers markets taking place, one in Ashton on Ribble, with another in Penwortham and if good market farm […]

7 years ago
Preston Digital Archive reaches an astounding 20 million views

Flickr hosted¬†Preston Digital Archive has now reached a staggering landmark of twenty million¬†viewings by¬†people¬†from Preston and the world over. Whether the people consulting the archive are Preston residents, ex-pats or […]

7 years ago
Penwortham bypass: New proposed route unveiled by Lancashire County Council

The proposed route of the Penwortham bypass Residents in Penwortham and Preston are being asked for their views about the long-mooted Penwortham bypass. Consultation on the route – proposed by Lancashire County Council – formally opens in […]

7 years ago
Penwortham welcomes St Catherine’s Hospice charity shop

Shop manager Sam Jones A new boutique charity shop has opened in Penwortham. St Catherine’s Hospice finished fitting out the store on Priory Lane at the start of July. Sam Jones, manager of the […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Longton pensioner prepares to Manchester to Blackpool cycle ride for St Catherine’s Hospice

Harry Bond will saddle up for the sixth time   A Longton granddad is preparing to cycle 60 miles for a Preston-based hospice. Harry Bond, 75, gets in the saddle for the sixth time to do the Manchester to […]

7 years ago
The Penwortham Magazine: Issue 28 of the local history mag released

The latest issue of the Penwortham Magazine, now up to its 28th edition, has been released. Started by Penwortham resident Heather Crook the magazine is a collection of nostalgia, history […]

7 years ago
Fun Dog Day in Penwortham

The Friends of Hurst Grange Park invite you to a fun dog day in Penwortham this weekend. There will be a display by Preston Agility Dogs as well as ‘Best […]

7 years ago
In Pictures: Street Monkeys at Penwortham Gala

Professional Free Running tumblers the Street Monkeys gave a terrific display last week in from of a packed Penwortham crowd. The Parkour Team based in Preston, who also run the […]

7 years ago
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