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 Girls’ High School win award for bringing ‘the world into the classroom’

Penwortham Girls' High School Pic: Google Penwortham Girls High School in Preston has been awarded Foundation level of the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the […]

4 months ago
Covid-19 cases on the rise in majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble

Map showing Preston and South Ribble Covid-19 cases in the seven days to 26 May 2021 Covid-19 cases are on the rise again in many areas of Preston and South Ribble. Out of the 32 localities covered in Blog Preston‘s weekly update, 21 saw increases. In […]

4 months ago
Man in his 50s suffers serious head injury in Penwortham collision

A man in his fifties has been taken to hospital with a serious head injury. Ambulance services were called to Liverpool Road, Penwortham at around 1.40pm today (Thursday 27 May). […]

4 months ago
South Ribble Police urging youths to surrender their weapons as concerning trend identified

South Ribble Police have identified a trend in the South Ribble area which involves youths wearing ski masks and carrying butterfly training knives. Police have been responding on the blue […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police appeal to identify Penwortham motorcyclist riding with no registration

Penwortham motorcyclist riding with no registration Pic: South Ribble Police Police are appealing for help to identify a Penwortham motorcyclist. The motorcyclist has been seen riding around the South Ribble town for the past few weeks with no registration on […]

4 months ago
Penwortham pupils to lobby Police and Crime Commissioner over homelessness support

Students reading Stone Cold to suppose the Rise and Shine Charity. Pupils at Penwortham Priory Academy are reading a book about homelessness and connecting with Rise and Shine charity to prepare to write a letter to the Police and Crime Commissioner. […]

5 months ago
Police spotted searching the River Ribble at Penwortham

Preston residents noticed police completing searches on the River Ribble, sparking curiosity. Blog Preston contacted Lancashire Police regarding their increased presence in the area during Monday (10 May). Read more: […]

5 months ago
Why this Penwortham artist’s work is appearing on BBC and ITV most mornings

Dr Nighat Arif appears on BBC Breakfast with Shiryn's work in the background Pic: @DrNighatArif / Twitter A Penwortham artist has been surprised to discover her work is appearing on BBC and ITV most mornings. Shiryn Wynter‘s painting is on display in the kitchen of Dr Nighat […]

5 months ago
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