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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.

What future for St Christopher’s church in Lea?

St Christopher's in Lea St Christopher’s in Lea The future of a church in Lea could see it demolished or completely refurbished – depending on what the community want to see. Its vicar the […]

1 day ago
Preston Dock to mark 125 years since it first opened

The foundation stone being laid at the opening of the Docks The foundation stone being laid at the opening of the Docks This weekend marks 125 years since Preston Dock received its first ship. Officially called the Albert Edward basin – […]

3 days ago
Things you never knew about Preston Docks

Full moon rising over the Docks Foundation Stone at Preston Docks Ships have come to Preston Docks for hundreds, if not thousands of years, navigating up the river to shelter and load/unload berthing originally at a […]

3 days ago
Network Rail apologise for ‘loud banging noises’ during rail works

Network Rail have held a series of information evenings for residents to come and find out more about the electrification of the Preston line, and the piling process which is currently […]

7 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Riversway Roadrunners are holding their first 10k race

Riversway Road Runners will be hosting their first official 10k road race in September. The group, who have been running for 9 years in total, are based out of DW […]

1 week ago
Clean up of Preston canal to be done by volunteers

Along the Lancaster Canal at Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Along the Lancaster Canal at Preston Pic: Tony Worrall A stretch of the canal at Preston is to be cleaned up by volunteers. Residents living along Shelley Road are being […]

2 weeks ago
Woman rescued from house fire in Ashton

Fairfield Drive in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Google Fairfield Drive in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Google Fire crews were scrambled to reports of a woman being trapped in a house in Ashton-on-Ribble. Three fire engines from Lancashire Fire and Rescue […]

2 weeks ago
Major new Preston roads take next step on road to approval

An overhead view of where the Western Distributor is to go An overhead view of where the Western Distributor is to go The next step in two major new roads for Preston looks set to be taken. Preston’s Western Distributor and […]

2 weeks ago
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