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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 pub hosting family fun day to support children’s charities

Flying the flag for their first collaborative family fun day are Lucy Clark, of the Children’s Appeal (left), and Ellie Smith, of Derian House Children’s Hospice Two of the area’s best-known children’s charities are uniting to stage the ultimate family fun day fundraiser. The free entry event is a collaboration between Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation […]

3 months ago
Meera Puppins teaching Preston’s puppies how to be pub perfect

Meera Puppins with attendees at a Socialisation Sunday Penwortham puppy trainer Meera Puppins has launched Socialisation Sundays to teach young dogs how to behave. Meera has been working with The Golden Ball of Longton, two-time winners of the […]

3 months ago
People asked to avoid Preston city centre as firefighting continues at former nightclub

A drone image shows the fire raging in the bottom floor of the former nightclub Pic: @lfrsdrone / Twitter Firefighting is continuing at a huge building fire in Church Street in Preston city centre. The building – a former nightclub which has housed the likes of Evoque, Lava and […]

3 months ago
Three places left for Preston charity’s cold water swimming challenge

Lucy Clark Cold water swimming fans have a last gasp opportunity to guarantee themselves a place in next month’s Great North Swim and make a splash for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Week of knife surrender sees weapons sweep at Frenchwood Allotments

Numerous weapons have been collected on the first day of Operation Sceptre Pic: Preston Police Operation Sceptre, the national week of knife surrender, has begun. Preston Police are inviting people to surrender weapons to one of the knife bins located in Princess Street in Avenham, […]

3 months ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications week beginning May 9

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications registered with South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 9 May. Ref. No: 07/2022/00390/TCA  Notification of works to a tree in a Conservation Area: Silver Birch […]

3 months ago
Preston dragon boat duo to paddle for Great Britain

Ian Carrie and Tony Dickson in their Team GB kit Two University of Central Lancashire staff have paddled their way into a national sports team. Ian Carrie and Tony Dickson have been selected to represent Great Britain in the Senior […]

3 months ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications week beginning May 2

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications registered with South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 2 May. Ref. No: 07/2022/00323/HOH Single storey side extension at 32 Moorhey Drive, Penwortham, PR1 0SS Ref. […]

3 months ago
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