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 roadworks finish as Golden Way to Cop Lane is now dual carriageway

The Penwortham roadworks are to see Golden Way closed overnight Roadworks which have lasted nearly 18 months in Penwortham have now finished as the latest section of A582 dual carriageway opens. Work to turn Golden Way from Cop Lane to […]

6 years ago
Penwortham man’s treasured road bike stolen

Adam on his bike out and about near Preston A keen Preston cyclist is asking for help to trace his stolen bike. The specialist bike was taken from Adam Howard’s home in Higher Penwortham. The 32-year-old is appealing for […]

6 years ago
St Catherine’s charity superstore opens two weeks later than planned

Volunteers, Waitrose staff and Hospice staff celebrate the opening of the superstore A new charity superstore has finally opened its doors in the Deepdale area. St Catherine’s Hospice has created a much larger charity shop in the Guild Trading Estate off Fletcher […]

6 years ago
Penwortham school launches investigation after pupil details found in Liverpool car park

An investigation has been launched by All Hallows Catholic High School after the details of pupils were found in a car park. Reply slips from a school trip organised by […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Teenage girl flashed in Penwortham as police release e-fit image

EvoFit released by police of man they would like to speak to Police would like to speak to a man after a teenager was flashed near Penwortham. The EvoFit above has been released after the incident on Friday 22 January. Shortly before […]

7 years ago
Longton bus service saved thanks to new Preston Bus deal

The Number 12 service is to continue under the new deal Pic: Mike Rhodes A vital bus route for pensioners in a village on the outskirts of Preston has been saved. The Number 12 service from Longton to Preston, via New Longton, was under-threat […]

7 years ago
Picture of man released following Penwortham indecent exposure

Efit released of man wanted in connection with Penwortham incident Police in Penwortham are looking for a man after an indecent exposure before Christmas. An efit showing what they believe the man looks like has been released by South Ribble […]

7 years ago
Doreen Smithson missing: Hutton woman understood to be driving a Saab

Doreen Smithson Update: Preston Police confirm they have found Doreen Smithson. Police are growing increasingly concerned for a woman missing from her home in Hutton. Doreen Smithson, 64, was last seen at an […]

7 years ago
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