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Week of knife surrender sees weapons sweep at Frenchwood Allotments

Numerous weapons have been collected on the first day of Operation Sceptre Pic: Preston Police Operation Sceptre, the national week of knife surrender, has begun. Preston Police are inviting people to surrender weapons to one of the knife bins located in Princess Street in Avenham, […]

3 months ago
Penwortham solicitor turned baker sees business grow in new premises

After leaving her career as a solicitor, Cindy Pickering set up her own cake company, Cinderbake, which has grown in popularity. Cindy started by making celebration cakes and eventually moved […]

4 months ago
Penwortham neighbours’ 12 Days of Christmas display for local food bank

12 Days of Christmas window displays in Leyland Road A group of neighbours in Penwortham have created a 12 Days of Christmas window display in aid of a local food bank. The Leyland Road residents are hoping the outdoor […]

2 years ago
More Preston and South Ribble libraries reopening this week

Ingol Library sign More libraries are due to reopen across Preston and South Ribble this week. Libraries at Bamber Bridge, Kingsfold, Kirkham and Sharoe Green reopen today (Wednesday 30 September). The library at […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Co-op staff from Ingol, Larches and Penwortham have been helping out during lockdown

Thank you cards and rainbows, colour by children during lockdown Co-op food and funeral care colleagues across Preston and South Ribble have been working with local communities during the coronavirus lockdown. Two Member Pioneers, David Carthy in Ingol and Larches […]

2 years ago
Knife bins coming to Avenham and Kingsfold

Knives seized during 2019 checks by police and trading standards Knife bins are being installed in Preston and South Ribble. It’s part of a Lancashire-wide initiative to give people a safe and legal way to surrender unwanted knives and sharp […]

3 years ago
Penwortham Slimming World club forced to leave Kingsfold after youth disorder

A slimmers’ club has been forced to move out of Kingsfold after youths terrorised the group. Julie Naylor has run the Slimming World group at Penwortham Community Centre in Kingsfold […]

3 years ago
Police continue to tackle Kingsfold anti-social behaviour after spate of complaints

Police are continuing to tackle a spate of anti-social behaviour in the Kingsfold area after a flurry of complaints from residents. One resident, who asked not to be named, told […]

4 years ago
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