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 magazine takes nostalgic trip back to 1980s

Raft race in 1981 down the Ribble A lookback at the history of Penwortham has been published in the monthly Penwortham magazine. Put together by local resident Heather Crook it takes a nostalgic trip back to the […]

7 years ago
Chain House Lane roadworks end as City Deal reaches first step

Roadworks have been taking place on the A582 since May Major roadworks at Chain House Lane in Penwortham have come to an end. The A582 is the first step in a major £430 million project across Preston and South Ribble […]

7 years ago
Penwortham flasher exposes himself to woman twice on Cop Lane

Police are appealing for information after a man twice exposed himself to a woman in Penwortham. The 18 year old woman was walking along Cop Lane at the junction of […]

7 years ago
Preston illustrator Rachelle Panagarry provides special St Catherine’s cards for Light Up campaign

Rachelle with the Light Up A Life Christmas cards A Fulwood illustrator has created a unique Christmas card to help raise funds for a Preston hospice. Rachelle Panagarry, whose Dad was cared for at St Catherine’s Hospice, has produced […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston residents could face limits on DIY waste at local tips

Preston's main household waste centre is off Tom Benson Way Heading to the tip on a Sunday morning is something of a right of passage, but it might become trickier. Preston DIY enthusiasts could be charged to dispose of more […]

7 years ago
Police appeal to find despicable conmen who tricked Penwortham pensioner out of £5,000

Two conmen used a recent water leak to trick their way into a vulnerable old lady’s home in Penwortham. The 86 year old let the men into her home on […]

7 years ago
Water supply restored to Penwortham and southern Preston after NINE hours

Water services have been restored to Penwortham and southern areas of Preston after nearly nine hours without water at some properties. United Utilities engineers have repaired a leaking water pipe […]

7 years ago
Leyland Road water leak hits homes in Penwortham and southern Preston

Update 10pm Sunday: United Utilities report they have restored water supplies Residents in Penwortham and the south of Preston are without water on Sunday afternoon. United Utilities said they had […]

7 years ago
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