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.

Electricity upgrade works to run during summer in Penwortham

Electricity North West are carrying out essential work to improve the supply in the city A major scheme to upgrade electricity supplies for 3,800 residents and businesses in Penwortham begins on Monday. A spate of roadworks are due across the area as Electricity North West […]

8 years ago
Liverpool Road allotment receives additional funding for memorial garden

The allotments off Liverpool Road An allotment off Liverpool Road has received additional funding towards its memorial garden. Penwortham Holme West Allotment Association has lodged a bid totalling £1,350 from local county councillors. Preston Central […]

8 years ago
Dangerous dogs seized as police raid homes across Preston

Six dogs have been seized as police raided homes across Preston on Wednesday morning. Lancashire Police took the dogs away under the dangerous dog act. It followed tip-offs about suspected […]

8 years ago
St Catherine’s Hospice Moonlight Walk: Nearly £65,000 raised by walkers

Preparations for the St Catherine's Moonlight and Memories Walk Hundreds of people turned out to raise nearly £65,000 for a Preston hospice. The annual Moonlight Walk for St Catherine’s Hospice saw the 13.4 mile walk around the hospice grounds […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston library hours proposal sees evening opening times slashed

Libraries across Preston could see their evening opening hours reduced. Council bosses are seeking the views of book lovers across the city about opening times. Lancashire County Council are consulting […]

8 years ago
Preston hospice to open new charity shop in Penwortham

From left: Kate Gaynor, interim head of trading, Sam Jones, manager of the new Penwortham shop, volunteers Barbara Holroyd, Linda Baldwin and Naynesh Patel, and trading co-ordinator Heather Taylor A new charity shop is due to open in Penwortham. St Catherine’s Hospice is preparing to open a boutique charity shop on Priory Lane. It will sell up-market labels, quirky […]

8 years ago
Funding for Penwortham Town FC to hold family events

Penwortham Town's seniors Saturday side A Penwortham football team has secured valuable funds from the county council. Penwortham Town FC applied to Penwortham North county councillor David Howarth for £750 to buy a mess tent […]

8 years ago
Review: Afternoon tea at Happy Bunnies in Longton

I do love a good Afternoon Tea and so when I found out about Happy Bunnies in Longton, I had to visit. I booked through the Facebook page and three of […]

8 years ago
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