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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.

Appeal after mobile phone theft from McDonald’s at the docks

Police want to speak with these two males in relation to a mobile phone theft at McDonald’s Police have put out an appeal after the theft of a mobile phone […]

3 weeks ago
Landrover stolen overnight from Preston Docks

The distinctive red Landrover The distinctive red Landrover A Preston man is appealing for the return of his beloved Landrover. Anthony Peet, from Penwortham, awoke at 6.30am on Tuesday (4 July) to find the […]

3 weeks ago
Why this motor home is parked up at Preston Docks

The motor home parked in Chain Caul Way The motor home parked in Chain Caul Way A motor home parked outside a caravan dealership at Preston Docks has been attracting attention. Marquis Motorhomes and Caravans is being targeted […]

3 weeks ago
Police investigate crash into parked car outside Preston restaurant

Damage to the Mini parked outside Tang KV Damage to the Mini parked outside Tang KV Police are appealing for witnesses after a crash outside a Chinese restaurant in Preston. The incident took place around 4am on Saturday […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Canal clean up brings Shelley Road together

Volunteers cleaning up the canal in Ashton-on-Ribble Volunteers cleaning up the canal in Ashton-on-Ribble Hundreds of pieces of glass, beer cans and a shopping trolley have been fished out of the canal at Preston. Dozens of Shelley […]

4 weeks ago
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 […]

4 weeks 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 – […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month ago
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