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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.

Easter Eggs donated to Preston Foodbank by kind hearted workers

Deborah from Electricity North West's Preston depot with the donated goods and Easter Eggs Many families in Preston will wake up on Easter Sunday without the mountain of chocolate that many expect this weekend. One Preston business has been working to help those families […]

2 days ago
Lytham Road closure to continue as bridge works hit by further delay

Closure signs have been amended with a May closure date Pic: Blog Preston Lytham Road will remain closed until May after further delays to the maintenance work. Network Rail closed the road at the end of February to carry out essential repairs to […]

3 days ago
Preston West Distributor road scheme given the green light

Route of the Preston Western Distributor A huge new road scheme which will link the West of Preston to the M55 has been given the go-ahead. Work to the Preston West Distributor Scheme is set to […]

4 days ago
Pump rage: Drivers told to fill up and park up at Preston Docks petrol station

Morrisons petrol station at the Docks Pic: Ashton and Riversway PACT Drivers are being advised to move their cars to parking bays after filling up at Morrisons petrol station on the Docks. While there are no official notices or directions, the […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ashton Park play area back open after fencing mangled in crash

The play area back open Pic: Preston City Council A children’s play area at Ashton Park remains open after a quick repair job. It was damaged during Monday (15 April) evening when a car crashed into the railings. The […]

5 days ago
Watch terrifying moment car crashes off road into Ashton Park

The car is seen whizzing across Pedders Lane Pic: Ashton and Riversway PACT A dashcam has captured the terrifying moment an out of control driver goes off the road at a city park. Ashton Park children’s play area on its southern side saw […]

5 days ago
The Star Youth Centre in Ashton-on-Ribble will no longer provide wellbeing services

Children and Family Wellbeing Services will no longer be delivered from The Star Youth Centre in Ashton after Lancashire County Council approved changes to the service. Campaigners have fought hard […]

1 week ago
A brown and red Lancaster Canal is attracting attention in Preston

A very brown canal at the Ribble Link Pic: Andy Tibor Gerencser A stretch of Preston’s canal near Haslam Park continues to look as though its become a giant sandpit. The muddy brown colour is from algae within the water. Canal River […]

2 weeks ago
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