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 paratrooper attempts 11 summits of Britain’s three Peaks

A Penwortham paratrooper has attempted to summit Britain’s three tallest peaks 11 times to raise funds for Support Our Paras. Beginning on Saturday 12 June, Ben Swarbrick aimed to scale […]

3 months ago
Prestonian rekindles her love for music and lands gig as Beat 103’s breakfast show host

A 32-year-old from Penwortham is hoping to help other people with their mental health through hosting a popular radio show. Jadie Swales-Barnes, a local radio host, has spoken about how […]

3 months ago
Military medals taken during Penwortham burglary

Military medal Police are appealing for information after military medals were stolen from a property in Penwortham. The burglary took place on Sunday 13 June in broad daylight. The victim had been […]

3 months ago
Mayor of South Ribble thanks Towngate fire heroes in low-key ceremony

The Mayor of South Ribble played host to the now-famous Towngate fire heroes on Wednesday 9 June. Meeting them in the new dementia-friendly Peace Garden in the grounds of the […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham Girls’ High School awarded equality marks from council

Penwortham Girls' High School Pic: Google Penwortham Girls’ High School has been awarded two more Equality Marks from Lancashire County Council! The school have achieved the Gender Equality badge and the Sexual Orientation Equality badge following […]

4 months ago
Penwortham restaurant closes for a week as precaution after Covid message

Dining area in Salvatore's in Penwortham A popular Penwortham restaurant has had to close for a week after a team member was contacted by NHS Track & Trace. As a precaution, the team at Salvatore’s Ristorante […]

4 months ago
Four fire engines deal with fire at a property in Leyland

Fire crews attended a domestic fire this morning (Friday 7 July). Four fire engines from Leyland, Penwortham, Chorley and Bamber Bridge attended the scene at 7.26am on Leyland Lane in […]

4 months ago
Penwortham neighbours are ‘driven’ to help Rosemere with driveway fundraiser

Penwortham neighbours Norma Blackburn and Margaret Dunn are ‘driven’ when it comes to helping Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The charity stalwarts, who have been fundraising for a decade now and were […]

4 months ago
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