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.

Good Friday Walk of Witness through Penwortham streets

Penwortham parishioners took to the streets for the annual Good Friday Walk of Witness. A wooden cross was carried at the head of the procession which started at St Mary’s […]

7 years ago
A582 roadworks: Second stage to begin at Broad Oak roundabout near Booths

Roadworks take place near the Booths store in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall More roadworks are coming to Preston as the next stage in widening the A582 into a dual carriageway begins. Lancashire County Council is to start work on the southern section […]

7 years ago
Preston pensioner phone call scam: Police issue urgent warning after thousands handed over to scammers

Police are warning Preston pensioners to beware of scam phone callers after a spate of incidents since February. Two pensioners handed over thousands of pounds to cold callers who call […]

7 years ago
Penwortham bypass: New route confirmed for link road in South Ribble

The route of the Penwortham Bypass. Click to see it bigger. A key route aimed at cutting congestion through Penwortham and the south of Preston has been agreed. Penwortham Bypass now has its provisional route confirmed and locked down by planners […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham Bypass: New route for link road in south of Preston due to be agreed

The route of the Penwortham Bypass. Click to see it bigger. A final route for the Penwortham Bypass is due to be approved this week. Lancashire County Council will move to protect a route for the road which is expected to […]

7 years ago
CCTV released in hunt for Plungington bottom-grabber

Police hunting a bottom-grabber in Preston have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to. A teenager was sexually assaulted in Henderson Street, Plungington, shortly before 11pm on […]

7 years ago
Changes to be trialed for Penwortham flyover to reduce congestion

Lancashire County Council is to trial a new layout on the Penwortham flyover in an attempt to ease congestion. The road towards Preston docks will now feature cones and signals […]

7 years ago
Preston author reveals his unpublished story of George Formby’s fiancee, Pat Howson

PRESTON born author Andrew Atkinson is hoping that it will ‘Turn Out Nice Again’ in his search for a sponsor/publisher for the book he is writing on ukulele legend George […]

7 years ago
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