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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.

Lytham Road to be shut for railway bridge works

Lytham Road will see closures and diversions Pic: Google Lytham Road will see closures and diversions Pic: Google A key cut-through route in Fulwood is to be shut for nearly a month next year. Lytham Road where it goes […]

5 hours ago
Family pay tribute to ‘adventurous, fun loving man’ whose body was found in the River Ribble

A picture of John Culshaw on a hike The family of a man whose body was found in the River Ribble described him as an “outgoing, active, adventurous, fun loving man […]

2 days ago
Ashton man who smothered his mother to death is jailed

John Stephen Green has been jailed for the murder of his 88-year-old mother John Stephen Green has been jailed for the murder of his 88-year-old mother A man who suffocated his mother to death at her Ashton-on-Ribble home has been jailed. John Stephen […]

2 days ago
Spot yourself at Preston Santa Dash 2018 on the Docks

A pair of Santas pose for a picture on the run Hundreds of runners made their way round Preston Docks in the winter sunshine to raise thousands for charity. This […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement United Utilities are investigating a water leak in Lea

United Utilities are dealing with a water leak at the junction if Blackpool Road and Lea Road in Lea. Water was seen gushing from a drain this afternoon (Friday December […]

6 days ago
Crash blocks Blackpool Road at Lea Gate

Traffic is queuing along the A583 Traffic is queuing along the A583 Long delays are forming on Blackpool Road heading out of Preston. Preston Police are on the scene on the A583. Traffic is queuing back […]

2 weeks ago
New group helping to ensure Ashton-on-Ribble looks loved

The Love Ashton group working hard to clean up the area The Love Ashton group working hard to clean up the area Work on cleaning up part of Ashton-on-Ribble has begun. The Love Ashton group, set up on Facebook, has gone […]

2 weeks ago
Biker injured after coming off bike and hitting tree in Ashton Park

The crash took place at the junction of Pedders Lane and Blackpool Road Pic: Google The crash took place at the junction of Pedders Lane and Blackpool Road Pic: Google A motorcyclist remains in a ‘critical condition’ in hospital after an early-morning crash on Sunday. […]

3 weeks ago
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