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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 Live returns this weekend

Performer in Slice of Sicily Penwortham Live returns this weekend for three days of music, dance, creative arts and drama. The annual festival will this year see a packed line up, including an Ed Sheeran […]

7 years ago
Betsy Lowe dies after Penwortham collision

An elderly woman has died following a collision in Penwortham. Betsy Lowe, 74, from Much Hoole, died at Royal Preston Hospital on Tuesday 19 May nine days after the accident […]

7 years ago
Preston man charged after North West drugs raids

A Preston man is one of six arrested in drugs raids across the North West. Officers from Lancashire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester entered homes and businesses in Penwortham, Skelmersdale, Maghull, […]

7 years ago
A59 Tarleton bridge roadworks: One lane overnight closures during May

The A59 bridge has often been subjected to repairs A key bridge on a commuting route into Preston is to be subject to major roadworks for three nights in May. Tarleton Bank Hall Bridge on the A59 was damaged […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Adventure pair prepare for microlight mission around Britain’s coastline

Tim and Neil brought their microlight into the hospice grounds Two fundraisers are preparing to complete a 2,200 mile journey in the skies above Britain to raise money for St Catherine’s Hospice. Tim Burrow and Neil King’s microlight adventure takes […]

7 years ago
Book about George ‘Formby’s lost love’ by Preston author closer to being published

Preston born author Andrew Atkinson is a step closer to getting his book ‘Formby’s Lost Love’ published after further interest from a London publisher. Austin Macauley, based in Canary Wharf, […]

7 years ago
Digitising South Ribble’s role in the First World War

From left to right clockwise: Arthur Claud Middleton, George Clarke and Wesleyean memorial in Leyland South Ribble in the Great War is a digitisation project and website aiming to catalogue all the memorials in the local area and tell the stories of those who fought and […]

7 years ago
St Catherine’s Hospice to receive special cake for 30th anniversary celebrations

Andrea Ousby will be mixing up a treat for St Catherine's Hospice A Preston hospice is to have a special cake created for its 30th anniversary. April 29 marks the moment when three decades ago St Catherine’s Hospice in Lostock Hall first […]

7 years ago
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