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.

Penwortham Bypass: New route for link road in south of Preston due to be agreed

The route of the Penwortham Bypass. Click to see it bigger. A final route for the Penwortham Bypass is due to be approved this week. Lancashire County Council will move to protect a route for the road which is expected to […]

7 years ago
CCTV released in hunt for Plungington bottom-grabber

Police hunting a bottom-grabber in Preston have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to. A teenager was sexually assaulted in Henderson Street, Plungington, shortly before 11pm on […]

7 years ago
Changes to be trialed for Penwortham flyover to reduce congestion

Lancashire County Council is to trial a new layout on the Penwortham flyover in an attempt to ease congestion. The road towards Preston docks will now feature cones and signals […]

7 years ago
Preston author reveals his unpublished story of George Formby’s fiancee, Pat Howson

PRESTON born author Andrew Atkinson is hoping that it will ‘Turn Out Nice Again’ in his search for a sponsor/publisher for the book he is writing on ukulele legend George […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement First World War Soldiers Remembered at St Mary’s Church, Penwortham

Heather Crook, Editor of The Preston Magazine, would like the people of Preston, and in particular the Penwortham area, to know of a quest to find information of the men […]

7 years ago
Penwortham pair need your help to Win A Wedding

Dave and Victoria need your help A Penwortham couple are calling on Prestonians to help them secure their wedding day. David Lowe and Victoria Wood, who have been together for five years, are in the running […]

8 years ago
The Hunters pub due to open during Spring in Lostock Hall

Artist impression of The Hunters A Preston pub is set for a major refurbishment ahead of re-opening in the Spring. The Hunters becomes what was the Welcome Inn on Hennel Lane in Lostock Hall. Thwaites […]

8 years ago
Second phase of electricity cable work in progress along side of River Ribble

Electricity North West engineers Work on the next phase of a huge electricity upgrade project is under way. Electricity North West is laying miles of new underground cables and spending £2 million on ensuring […]

8 years ago
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