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New homes and Lidl supermarket plan for former Vernon Carus factory site

The former Vernon Carus factory in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall A latest plan to demolish the former Vernon Carus factory and build new homes and a supermarket in its place are due to come forward. Trafford Housing Trust has taken […]

1 year ago
Diggy Sticks woodland centre in Penwortham holds opening event

Toasting marshmallows at Diggy Sticksa A new woodland centre held its opening event in Penwortham despite being trashed by vandals. Diggy Sticks Community Interest Company off Factory Lane saw more than 100 people visit. The […]

2 years ago
Vandals strike again at Penwortham woodland centre just days before grand opening

Diggy Sticks photo showing the fire in the woodlands Pic: Blog Preston/Diggy Sticks A new woodland centre in Penwortham has been targeted again by vandals. Diggy Sticks Woodland Centre is due for its grand opening this Bank Holiday weekend. Vandals have started a […]

2 years ago
New urban woodland in Penwortham is damaged by vandals

The wood store was emptied, burnt and trashed Pic: Diggy Sticks CIC Nine months of work creating an urban wood in Penwortham has been undone by vandals. Diggy Sticks has been preparing to open as a way to re-engage people with their […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Dog walker attacked in Penwortham by group of off-road motorbikers

Factory Lane in Penwortham Pic: Google A man has suffered a broken jaw after walking out his dog in Penwortham. The 48-year-old victim was walking his Labrador just off Factory Lane on Sunday (13 January) around […]

2 years ago
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