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.

Discover your family tree with library one-to-one sessions

Locals can trace their World War One ancestors online across events in Penwortham this summer, with the help of Lancashire County Council libraries. The one-to-one sessions will show people how […]

7 years ago
A582 roadworks: Overnight closures planned at Stanifield Lane

The A582 roundabout is a major pinchpoint on the Preston road network Drivers using the A582 through the south of Preston are being warned of overnight closures. A series of temporary closures are to take place in August as roadworks at the […]

7 years ago
Penwortham collision: Preston man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Carleton Drive where the collision took place A Preston man is in police custody on Friday night on suspicion of attempted murder. A 40-year-old pedestrian is in Royal Preston Hospital with serious head and leg injuries after […]

7 years ago
Bollywood night to celebrate St Catherine’s Hospice 30th anniversary

Bina Neesh has been running Bollywood-themed events for 10 years A Preston woman is bringing the glitzy world of Bollywood to St Catherine’s Hospice. Friday sees the first ever Bollywood night to raise funds for the hospice as part of […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Penwortham Gala 2015

Penwortham Gala takes place across Saturday 13 June and Sunday 14 June. The procession makes its way through the town and there’s stalls and rides to be found. Performances from […]

7 years ago
In pictures: Moonlight and Memories Walk raises money for St Catherine’s Hospice

Hundreds of people walked the streets of Preston overnight on Saturday to raise money for charity. St Catherine’s Hospice holds its annual Moonlight and Memories walk where people walk in […]

7 years ago
Preston woman appeals for return of phone with last pictures of her late son

A picture of Natalie's late son and the type of phone lost A Walton Le Dale woman is appealing for her phone to be returned as it contains pictures of her son who passed away on 18 May. Natalie Fraser lost her phone […]

7 years ago
Windrush 67 event to be held to celebrate Preston’s diversity

An event designed to bring cultures and races together to mark the 67 years of black presence in Britain is to be held under the name, Windrush 67. Vernon Carus […]

7 years ago
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