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.

M65 eastbound Junction 1: Three lorries involved in accident

Three lorries have been involved in a crash on the M65 eastbound. The motorway was closed eastbound from around 8am on Friday after the incident between Junction 1, M6 and […]

7 years ago
The £1.50 jeans charity shop do their bit for Manchester Dogs Home

Remember the charity shop in Penwortham that received all the attention for THAT furious letter from a local resident moaning about ¬£1.50 jeans? ¬†Well, following the devastating news of the […]

7 years ago
Read the September issue of The Preston Magazine

The 20th issue of the Preston Magazine has been released exploring the history of the city. In this issue of the magazine there is fabulous¬†amount of local historical reading matter;¬†a […]

7 years ago
Penwortham roadworks continue with Chain House Lane closures

Roadworks have been taking place on the A582 since May A major route into Preston is due to be closed for resurfacing work. Parts of Chain House Lane near Penwortham are to be shut during a two week period at […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement More than £8,000 of jewellery taken in Penwortham burglary

Police are hunting a jewellery thief after a raid at a Penwortham home. More than ¬£8,000 worth of jewellery has been taken from an address on Shaftsbury Avenue. Lancashire Police […]

7 years ago
Updated: Road cleared as tree falls across Liverpool Road

The tree on Liverpool Road Pic: Councillor Peter Kelly A tree has been cleared after it collapsed across a major road in and out of Preston city centre. A 30 foot tree fell¬†across Liverpool Road. Access to Broadgate was […]

7 years ago
Lancashire Police open day Behind The Badge to return in 2015

Dog handlers put on a display Police in Preston will be holding a second Behind the Badge Day. Lancashire Police threw open the doors of their Hutton HQ, just outside the city. Nearly 10,000 people passed […]

7 years ago
Bonfire Night 2014: Firework displays in and around Preston

Fireworks lit up Preston Dock for the Riversway Festival 2013 There are plenty of firework displays to enjoy in and around Preston this Bonfire Night. We’ll be covering the main Preston displays but we’ve included some a little further afield […]

7 years ago
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