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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.

Preston supermarket Christmas and New Year opening hours 2017

Morrisons at Preston Docklands Christmas time is always a mad rush, so it’s understandable if you forget an ingredient or two to make the perfect Christmas dinner. Maybe the relatives […]

3 weeks ago
A brief history of the Dick, Kerr Ladies football team

Dick Kerr’s Ladies Football Team, Preston 1920 Pic: Preston Digital Archive Dick Kerr’s Ladies Football Team, Preston 1920 Pic: Preston Digital Archive As a memorial was unveiled for the Dick, Kerr Ladies – possibly the most famous football team to come […]

4 weeks ago
Witness appeal after car raided in Larches

Ashton Bank Way in Larches Pic: Google Ashton Bank Way in Larches Pic: Google An appeal for witnesses has been made after a theft in Larches. Two men are reported to have smashed the window of a […]

4 weeks ago
West Shoes at Lane Ends is closing down

West Shoes is closing down at Ashton Pic: Google.  Owner of West Shoes, at Ashton, has announced that it is due to close down later this month. The popular footwear shop […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Council leader’s emotional message ahead of surgery

Councillor Peter Rankin Councillor Peter Rankin The leader of Preston Council has told of his admiration and respect for NHS staff ahead of his impending surgery. Councillor Peter Rankin is due to undergo […]

1 month ago
Someone has ruined this Preston scouts group’s minibus

One of the wing mirrors taken Pic: Hayley Moon One of the wing mirrors taken Pic: Hayley Moon A scout group has been left fuming after its minibus was vandalised. Kept overnight at St Andrews Church in Ashton-on-Ribble the […]

1 month ago
Police investigation launched into rape of a young woman

Police wish to speak with this man as part of their investigation Police investigating the rape of a woman in Preston are appealing for information. The incident is believed to […]

1 month ago
Someone has pinched this Preston events firm’s van

The distinctive van has been taken from a garage The distinctive van has been taken from a garage A Preston firm is appealing for help to track down one of its missing vans. Sunshine Events, based at the Docks, […]

1 month ago
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