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.

Autistic Preston author publishes young adult book

An autistic Preston author has released a revised edition of a young adult book, complete with his own illustrations. With the support of the Autism Initiatives team at Braid Close […]

1 month ago
Review: Penwortham’s local deli for local people

A close up of The Artisan Deli platter including olives and cheese The next eatery with outside seating in Blog Preston’s series of summer reviews is The Artisan Deli in Penwortham, one of the more recent additions to the growing restaurant and […]

1 month ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 2 to 8

Sunset over the Preston Marina on a sunny weekend in the city Pic: Tony Worrall As dramatic scenes continue to unfold in Westminster, the summer months roll on, with the school holidays firmly on the horizon and promises of improved weather. This week, news of […]

1 month ago
Penwortham woman raises £7,000 for migraine charity at golf event

A Penwortham golf captain raised over £7,000 for people with migraines during a charity golf event in May. On 29 May, Penwortham Golf Club’s Lady Captain Donna Brookes, who lives […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Family fun day at Penwortham pub raises £634 for children’s charities

A Penwortham family fun day that attracted hundreds of families to a local pub has raised £634.80 for two charities. The event at Sir Tom Finney Pub raised funds for […]

1 month ago
Penwortham pupil to star in Freddie Flintoff’s new TV show

Penwortham Priory Academy pupil Umar Mahmood Pic: ©Andy Ford Penwortham Priory Academy Year 11 pupil Umar Mahmood is set to be a hit on television screens this week as he shows off his cricketing prowess.  Umar is taking part […]

1 month ago
Aldi offering finder’s fee as chain looks to build new store in Penwortham

Aldi store surrounded by grass and trees Aldi is on the hunt for a new store location in Penwortham. The UK’s fifth-largest supermarket offers a finder’s fee for people who recommend a site; either 1.5 per cent […]

2 months ago
Former pupil and head girl visit Penwortham Priory Academy

82-year-old Sonia Ward, the first Head Girl at Penwortham Priory Academy returned to her former school to look around and see the changes since she left. Sonia was among the […]

2 months ago
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