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.

Pub review: The Ram’s Head, Longton

The Ram’s Head in Longton, is a pub environment with great sport facilities (five screens, one a giant cinema screen), with a separate dining room for food and functions. If […]

8 years ago
Preston allotment seeks funding for memorial garden

The allotments off Liverpool Road A Preston allotment has applied for funding to help create a memorial garden. Penwortham Holme West Allotment Association wants £1,350 from Lancashire County Councillors to create an event space at […]

8 years ago
Road closure on A59 at Penwortham for transformer delivery

The transformer being lifted from the barge Road closures are planned as a giant electricity transformer is delivered to Preston. The 400 tonne transformer was lifted off the Ribble by specialist barge and completes its final leg […]

8 years ago
Roadwork plan announced for A582 as City Deal cash begins to flow

The tank roundabout Roadworks on a key route into Preston begin at the end of May. An £8 million scheme is one of the first injections of the City Deal cash. The A582 […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Katy Holmes Trust Picnic on the Park

To mark what would have been Katy’s 13th birthday Penwortham Town Council have arranged Katy’s Picnic on the Park. Katy battled with a Diffuse Pontine Glioma but was lost on […]

8 years ago
Funding for new fence at Penwortham nature reserve

Some of the volunteers from the Penwortham Nature Conservation group The fence at a Penwortham nature reserve is to be repaired thanks to a council grant. County councillor for Penwortham North, David Howarth, signed off £380 to a local conservation […]

8 years ago
Penwortham house thatched roof left severely damaged by fire

Aerial platform in use to fight the fire Fire crews have put out a blaze which ripped through a house roof in Penwortham. Lancashire Fire and Rescue said crews packed up around 6am this morning after spending all […]

8 years ago
Roof of Penwortham house goes up in flames

Flames can be clearly sign in the night sky from the property A thatched roof has caught fire in Penwortham. Four fire engines are on the scene at the house on Townley Lane. Lancashire Fire and Rescue said an aerial ladder platform […]

8 years ago
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