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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.

Arrests made in connection with Ashton burglaries

Police acted to detain the three men Police acted to detain the three men Three men have been arrested in connection with a series of burglaries in Ashton-on-Ribble. Preston Police located the men at an address in […]

2 days ago
Series of burglaries sparks police warning in Ashton and Tulketh

Icy rooftops in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Icy rooftops in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Homeowners in Ashton-on-Ribble and Tulketh are being warned to be extra vigilant after a series of break-ins. Preston Police have stepped up patrols […]

3 days ago
Shoe store to open in new Ashton-on-Ribble home

Wynsors World of Shoes is opening in Blackpool Road Wynsors World of Shoes is opening in Blackpool Road A former mini-supermarket in Ashton-on-Ribble is to re-open as a shoe shop. Wynsors World of Shoes has left its Corporation Street […]

3 days ago
Network Rail to carry out overnight piling on Preston to Blackpool line

The piling process will take place for a number of weeks The piling process will take place for a number of weeks Homeowners along the Preston to Blackpool railway line have been warned to expect weeks of disruption. Overnight piling is […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Space Centre fraudster Fiona Barnes to pay back just £1

Fiona Barnes pictured at her leaving do Fiona Barnes pictured at her leaving do A fundraiser who stole £24,713 from a disabled children’s charity she worked for has been ordered to pay back just £1 of the […]

7 days ago
Pensioner’s mobility scooter taken from outside Post Office

The Post Office in Blackpool Road where the incident took place Pic: Google The Post Office in Blackpool Road where the incident took place Pic: Google A Preston woman has spoken of her anger at seeing a pensioner’s mobility scooter stolen. The woman, […]

7 days ago
Lane Ends shop closes after 25 years of knitting

The Wool Shop closed its doors in late April Pic: Tony Worrall The Wool Shop closed its doors in late April Pic: Tony Worrall A stitch in time of Preston’s retail history has closed its doors for the final time. The Wool […]

1 week ago
This is the state that fly-tippers left Cottam Lane in

Fly tippers have unloaded their unwanted goods on Cottam Lane in Preston. The items dumped next to Haslam Park in Ashton included stacks of wood, tyres, old cushions, bags of rubbish […]

1 week ago
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