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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.

Watch city as viewed from above in Preston firm’s Christmas video

Heading for the bullnose This might be Preston’s strangest Christmas video effort yet – as a dog flies over the city while taking a BMW on a test drive. Staff at Bowker BMW at […]

1 month ago
Preston’s RSPCA Annual Pet Food Run returns for a third year

The RSPCA are holding their 3rd Annual Pet Food Run in Preston on Sunday 11 December. The Pet Food Run, will start at Lane Ends Pub, on Blackpool Road in Ashton, at […]

1 month ago
CCTV appeal after speaker punched in Preston restaurant

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the incident Police are appealing to trace a man after a speaker was punched in a Preston restaurant. A Saturday night at Baffitos restaurant in Riversway ended in violence. A speaker at […]

2 months ago
Preston cyclists to get new improved route from Cottam to city centre

Tom Benson Way area is to see improved cycle routes Pic: Tony Worrall A new cycle way linking a major Preston road and the Guild Wheel to Preston city centre is to be worked on. Costing £450,000 the new cycle routes are to […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Dick Whittington panto coming to Ashton-on-Ribble

Sata group rehearsing for Dick Whittington A Preston panto is starting the festive season early with a performance at a city church. Dick Whittington is being performed at St Andrews Church Hall in Ashton-on-Ribble. The classic […]

2 months ago
How this Preston family are helping the homeless this Christmas

Stephanie Jones and family are taking action for the homeless this Christmas A Preston family are preparing to spend a night sleeping on the streets to help the city’s homeless. Stephanie Jones is wrapping up and taking her partner Anthony Harris to […]

2 months ago
Preston boxer Mick Hall who has battled drink and drugs now faces redeeming title fight

Mick Hall is staying on the straight and narrow - and seeing boxing success Preston middleweight Mick Hall has revealed his forthcoming contest for the Central Area title in Wigan in December is his last chance to redeem himself from drink and drugs. Hall, […]

2 months ago
Scott Fitzgerald on turning pro and getting ready for his Guild Hall bout

Scott Fitzgerald at the Larches gym where he continues to train Pic: Richard Stanley It’s been a sharp learning curve for Scott Fitzgerald – but one he is relishing as a rising star of British boxing. The Preston light-middleweight won a welterweight gold medal […]

2 months ago
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