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.

Police launch appeal to find missing 13-year-old boy last seen in Penwortham

Police have launched an appeal to find a missing boy from Preston who has links to Leyland and Bolton. Thomas Prescott is a 13 year old male, short brown hair […]

4 weeks ago
Penwortham to Preston Cycle Superhighway plans revised after concerns raised by public

Broadgate today Following on from a public consultation during the summer to introduce a one-way traffic restriction on Kingsway, a revised Penwortham to Preston Cycle Superhighway scheme has been developed to respond […]

4 weeks ago
Penwortham mum launches hypnobirthing service to help other women enjoy giving birth

Emma James and baby Maxwell A Penwortham mum has launched a hypnobirthing service to help other women enjoy giving birth. Emma James became a first-time mum in 2020. Despite hearing other mums’ horror stories, Emma […]

1 month ago
Morecambe Bay trek sees over £15k raised for Preston sight loss charity

Around 800 walkers made the epic journey across Morecambe Bay, helping to make a Lancashire sight loss charity’s first face to face fundraising event since the pandemic began a huge […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man with links to Preston wanted by police in connection with stalking offences

Police are appealing for information to locate a 39-year-old man in connection with harassment, stalking and criminal damage offences. John Pennington has links to Preston, Penwortham, the Knotty Ash area […]

2 months ago
Wayne Hemingway to help with re-design of Penwortham high street

South Ribble Borough Council are working with Hemingway Design on an exciting new plan for Penwortham’s high streets – and they’re looking for the help of residents. Wayne Hemingway MBE: […]

2 months ago
12-year-old Preston schoolgirl wins ‘Step Into the NHS’ competition

Grace, a 12-year-old student from Penwortham Girls High School, has become the North West regional winner of the ‘Step into the NHS’ competition recognising her creative and detailed board game […]

2 months ago
Year four pupils at Penwortham primary school show solidarity with England team

Cop Lane CE Primary School in Penwortham celebrated in their own way after England’s defeat on Sunday, July 11. Following the final of Euro2020, year four were desperate to discuss […]

3 months ago
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