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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.

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 […]

1 month 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 months ago
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 months 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 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 months 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’ […]

2 months ago
Preston firm’s giant bear features in 8 Out of 10 Cats

Sunshine Bear alongside Johnny Vegas and Sara Pascoe Sunshine Bear alongside Johnny Vegas and Sara Pascoe A Preston firm’s giant bear made a guest appearance on a popular Channel 4 panel show. Sunshine Bear was alongside Johnny Vegas […]

2 months ago
Councillor Brian Rollo to become new Mayor of Preston

Councillor Brian Rollo Councillor Brian Rollo A new Mayor of the city is set to take over the chains come May. Labour councillor Brian Rollo is ready to take up the role as […]

2 months ago
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