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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.

Stolen BMW and Mini recovered in Preston by police

The BMW was found in Fishwick Pic: LancsRoadPolice The BMW was found in Fishwick Pic: LancsRoadPolice A number of stolen cars have been recovered in Preston during a police operation. During the early hours of Sunday morning Lancashire […]

15 hours ago
Preston makes its stand against racism

Pupils from Fulwood Academy and Ashton Community Science College made up the choir Pupils from Fulwood Academy and Ashton Community Science College made up the choir More than 100 schoolchildren from across Preston have taken a stand against racism. They performed at a […]

5 days ago
The art deco offices at Preston Docks are up for sale

The art deco clock tower at the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall The art deco clock tower at the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall The big art deco style offices, located at the entrance to Preston’s Riversway Docklands, have been put on the […]

7 days ago
By-election to be held as Labour councillor stands down

Angela Vodden has stepped down triggering a contest in Ashton Angela Vodden has stepped down triggering a contest in Ashton A by-election is to be held in Preston due a councillor stepping down. Ashton councillor Angela Vodden has resigned less […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Big Lunch returns to Preston with knockout challenge

Ashton Park saw the sun beat down as families turned out to enjoy The Big Lunch Pic: Tony Worrall Ashton Park saw the sun beat down as families turned out to enjoy The Big Lunch Pic: Tony Worrall One of Preston’s most popular summer events is returning once more […]

2 weeks ago
Accountants to live on just a fiver for five days

Imagine only having £5-a-day for food and drink Pic: Mr ATM Imagine only having £5-a-day for food and drink Pic: Mr ATM Accountants are known for cutting their cloth accordingly but can they live off just £5? Staff at Preston-based firm […]

2 weeks ago
Elderly woman in hospital after being hit by Mercedes in Preston

Watery Lane where the crash happened Pic: Google Watery Lane where the crash happened Pic: Google A pensioner is in hospital after being struck by a car during a crash in Ashton-on-Ribble. The woman, aged 78, was taken […]

2 weeks ago
Graffiti tag ‘Tuna’ blighting Ashton-on-Ribble

The tag on the wall of a property in Ashton The tag on the wall of a property in Ashton A spate of graffiti across a number of roads in Ashton-on-Ribble is being tackled by the city council. Tagged ‘Tuna’ […]

3 weeks ago
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