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.

Upstairs, Downstairs the tale of two Victorian women in Preston

G Whittaker & Preston Digital Archive Working class biographies from the Victorian era are rare, one such has been written by Peter Moulding. This allows us to contrast the lives of two very different women, living in […]

2 months ago
Penwortham crash sees car plough into wall

A Penwortham road accident last night saw a car mount a kerb and smash into a wall. On Wednesday, 8 June, around 7.15pm, a black Audi mounted a kerb on […]

2 months ago
South Ribble receives new electric vehicle charging points under council climate plans

Electric vehicle owners in South Ribble are to enjoy three new charging points thanks to grant funding secured by the council. The three new rapid charging points, located in Bamber […]

2 months ago
Penwortham man to climb Snowdon after beating prostate cancer

Robin Campbell will be taking part in a hiking challenge for Prostate Cancer Research This month a Preston resident will be climbing Snowdon in aims of raising funds for Prostate cancer research to increase survival rates and improve quality of life for men with […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Yellow ribbons in memory of loved ones to decorate grounds of St Catherine’s Park

The gardens at St Catherine’s Hospice will be decorated with yellow ribbons this summer and families remember their loved ones. The Yellow Ribbon Dedications will allow families to honour the […]

3 months ago
Penwortham stalwart becomes Mayor of South Ribble

The new Mayor of South Ribble was been sworn in at a ceremony at the Civic Centre on Wednesday 18th May. Councillor Howarth is a long-standing Councillor and Leader of […]

3 months ago
Penwortham estate agent predicts 2023 house price fall

Michael Bailey A Penwortham estate agent believes house prices will fall next year. Michael Bailey points to analysis by a financial consultancy called Capital Economics that forecasts the Bank of England base […]

3 months ago
South Ribble residents invited to have their say on plans to improve Biodiversity

Residents of South Ribble are being given the opportunity to have their say on ambitious plans to conserve and enhance biodiversity in the Borough. South Ribble Borough Council has published […]

3 months ago
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