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Ashton-on-Ribble

News and information for the area of Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston. Includes the Tulketh, Larches and Ashton areas of the city, plus a big swathe of what’s known as Riversway down by the docks.

Someone has ruined this Preston scouts group’s minibus

One of the wing mirrors taken Pic: Hayley Moon One of the wing mirrors taken Pic: Hayley Moon A scout group has been left fuming after its minibus was vandalised. Kept overnight at St Andrews Church in Ashton-on-Ribble the […]

3 hours ago
Police investigation launched into rape of a young woman

Police wish to speak with this man as part of their investigation Police investigating the rape of a woman in Preston are appealing for information. The incident is believed to […]

7 hours ago
Someone has pinched this Preston events firm’s van

The distinctive van has been taken from a garage The distinctive van has been taken from a garage A Preston firm is appealing for help to track down one of its missing vans. Sunshine Events, based at the Docks, […]

6 days ago
Police release pictures of suspected stolen items after Preston burglaries

One of the items recovered by officers One of the items recovered by officers Police investigating a series of burglaries in Fulwood and Bamber Bridge have released pictures of suspected stolen property they have recovered. Preston Police […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Annual ride out by bikers delivers supplies to RSPCA Preston

Some of the goodies arriving at the RSPCA Some of the goodies arriving at the RSPCA Dozens of bikers roared their way from Lane Ends to Ribbleton on Sunday for a good cause. Preston and District RSPCA received […]

2 weeks ago
Police patrols stepped up after reports of sexual assault in Ashton

Alert Street has seen significant police activity Pic: Google Alert Street has seen significant police activity Pic: Google Police have closed off part of a road in Ashton-on-Ribble after a suspected sexual assault. An alleyway in Alert Street, between […]

2 weeks ago
How this Preston business is helping those in need this Christmas

Christmas is a time of giving, and for employees at Capita, part of the Dixon’s Carphone contract at Tulketh Mill, they are getting into the Christmas spirit this year by […]

2 weeks ago
Police close Blackpool Road in both directions after crash

Scene of collision near Lea Gate Pic: Chris Pitcher Scene of collision near Lea Gate Pic: Chris Pitcher A major road in and out of Preston has been shut due to a serious collision. Lancashire Police have closed Blackpool […]

2 weeks ago
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