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.

More than £8,000 of jewellery taken in Penwortham burglary

Police are hunting a jewellery thief after a raid at a Penwortham home. More than £8,000 worth of jewellery has been taken from an address on Shaftsbury Avenue. Lancashire Police […]

8 years ago
Updated: Road cleared as tree falls across Liverpool Road

The tree on Liverpool Road Pic: Councillor Peter Kelly A tree has been cleared after it collapsed across a major road in and out of Preston city centre. A 30 foot tree fell across Liverpool Road. Access to Broadgate was […]

8 years ago
Lancashire Police open day Behind The Badge to return in 2015

Dog handlers put on a display Police in Preston will be holding a second Behind the Badge Day. Lancashire Police threw open the doors of their Hutton HQ, just outside the city. Nearly 10,000 people passed […]

8 years ago
Bonfire Night 2014: Firework displays in and around Preston

Fireworks lit up Preston Dock for the Riversway Festival 2013 There are plenty of firework displays to enjoy in and around Preston this Bonfire Night. We’ll be covering the main Preston displays but we’ve included some a little further afield […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Boy cyclist suffers minor injuries after Penwortham collision

A young boy has suffered minor injuries after a collision with a car in Penwortham. Police were called out by the North West Ambulance Service to Cop Lane, just outside […]

8 years ago
Penwortham science boy wonder Jamie Edwards to speak at TedxSalford

Jamie Edwards A Preston schoolboy is to appear at one of the biggest speaking events in the world. Jamies Edwards, 13, is an amateur scientist who is the youngest person ever to […]

8 years ago
Papa Johns pizza takeaway opens in Penwortham

The new Pappa Johns on Liverpool Road A new pizza takeaway has opened in Penwortham. Papa Johns took over the former Barclay’s Bank on Liverpool Road. It faced objections from local councillors and residents who said it […]

8 years ago
Lancashire Police open day: Saturday date added due to exceptional demand

Police officers on duty Lancashire Police have added an extra day for their behind the scenes tours of the police HQ near Preston. Officers are going to be on hand during a behind the […]

8 years ago
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