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 bathroom fire sees Good Friday callout for fire crews

Aspinall Close in Penwortham Pic: Google An extractor fan in a bathroom at a Penwortham home caught fire on Good Friday morning. Firefighters from Penwortham and Bamber Bridge were called to Aspinall Close, off Kingsfold Drive. […]

6 years ago
Preston Easter 2016 supermarket opening times

asda logo reflection Easter eggs are all in, you’ve stocked up on Hot Cross Buns and then inevitably forgotten something. In a mad panic you get in the car and can’t decide whether […]

6 years ago
Car on its roof in Penwortham as driver arrested

The car on Monday morning in Penwortham A man has been arrested after a car overturned onto its roof in Penwortham. Homeowners were woken up with a loud bang in the early hours of Monday morning to […]

6 years ago
Five Preston pub beer gardens to spend a sunny afternoon in

Did your favourite pub feature? As the days get longer and the evenings warmer the temptation to sup a pint in a beer garden becomes greater. During the winter months they sit forlorn, with maybe […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement How Preston firm is behind high-tech private hospital in Kent

The One Ashford Hospital in Kent A Preston firm has completed a £30m private hospital in Kent. Conlon Construction has spent 14 months building the state-of-the-art site in Ashford. Sean Conlon from the Bamber Bridge headquartered […]

6 years ago
Max Neill received masters degree just days before his death

Max receiving his masters degree in late February Just days before a Preston man died from bowel cancer he received a graduation ceremony for his masters degree. Max Neill, who blogged about his time in St Catherine’s Hospice, […]

6 years ago
St Catherine’s Hospice Moonlight and Memories walk returning to Lostock Hall

Petra Grundy and Val Warry at the 2015 Moonlight and Memories Walk Walking through the streets of Lostock Hall at midnight on a Saturday is not how most women spend their Saturday evening. But for more than 1,000 in June it will […]

6 years ago
Penwortham bypass: Amended route due to be adopted after roundabout concerns raised

The amended route for the Penwortham Bypass A roundabout as part of the Penwortham bypass is now unlikely to happen. The long-mooted link from the A59 at Howick to the Broad Oak roundabout on the A582 has […]

6 years ago
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