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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.

Heritage Open Days, Sunday September 13

Preston Cemetery has been targeted by vandals on a number of occasions Preston’s Heritage Open Days event draws to a close after a four day weekend of exploring hidden gems of the city through tours and open visits. The event has seen […]

6 years ago
Police warning after spate of thefts from vehicles across Preston

A warning has been issued to Preston motorists to keep their cars and other vehicles secure after a number of thefts from vehicles. Preston Police say a spate of insecure […]

6 years ago
Preston bookbinder and restorer gets ready to celebrate forty years in the trade

If you’ve visited Leyland’s Worden Park Craft Centre, chances are you will have stepped into Peter Doyle’s bookbinding and restoration workshop.  Peter, who grew up in Preston, became a bookbinder […]

6 years ago
Heritage Open Days in Preston, Thursday September 10

Samlesbury Hall England’s biggest heritage festival finds itself exploring the wonders of Preston over a four day weekend this month, and we’ve put together a day-by-day guide of everything you need to […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Vernon Carus factory homes plan gets go ahead

The Vernon Carus factory is to be demolished as part of the plans Pic: Tony Worrall Up to 650 new homes are to be built to the South of Preston. Morris Homes and Bovis Homes have both been granted permission to develop former industrial areas in […]

6 years ago
In pictures and video: VJ Day 70th Anniversary 2015 in Preston

Today, people gathered at The Memorial in Preston Cemetery to commemorate the Victory over Japan Day. The Preston District Veterans Council Chaplain, Canon Timothy Lipscomb, led the service, joined by Colonel Bernard […]

6 years ago
Penwortham Travellers make camp on Penwortham Holme Recreation Ground

Travellers on the Penwortham Recreation Ground Travellers remain pitched up on Penwortham Holme with horses grazing the playing fields. Around 20 vehicles have arrived since Tuesday to set up camp in the area. South Ribble Borough […]

6 years ago
Mapped: Preston developments and glimpse of city by 2020

Four developments from top left clockwise: Cottam Hall, Adelphi Square, Eastway retail park and Friargate Court A lot is happening in Preston right now and there’s major developments in the city centre, up towards the university and on the North West edge of the city. We’ve […]

7 years ago
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