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.

Scotland rugby league team base themselves in Preston

Scotland players in training at the Sports Arena Preston’s Sports Arena has welcomed Scotland’s rugby league side for a training camp. Ahead of the Four Nationals tournament the Scottish side has chosen the city to base itself in. […]

2 months ago
New jobs created as Bowker expands at Preston Docks

How the new 30-ramp aftersales centre will look A Preston car dealership is expanding and there will be 30 new jobs going. Bowker Aftersales Centre is to be built next to the existing Bowker BMW site in Watery […]

2 months ago
Ashton Park’s football pavilion repainted by youngsters and military veterans

Teenagers spent Saturday morning giving a run down football pavilion in Preston a new coat of paint. Ashton Park’s pavilion has a new design with a First World War Remembrance […]

3 months ago
Preston war veteran receives highest French honour for D-Day heroics

Robert arrives at the Barracks A Preston man has received the highest French honour for his bravery during the D-Day landings. Robert Hornby Barron, known to his friends as Bob, was awarded the Legion d’Honneur […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Maklaine Bottomley missing: Ashton schoolboy didn’t return home

Maklaine was last seen in Webster Street, Ashton A Preston boy did not return home from school on Thursday afternoon. Update: Maklaine was found safe and well on Friday afternoon Preston Police have launched an appeal to find […]

3 months ago
Police attend reports of clowns in Blackpool Road

Sightings of people dressed as clowns and incidents involving them have been reported across the UK Pic: Hot Gossip Police were scrambled on Monday night to reports the ‘killer clown’ craze had reached Preston. Reports were made at 10pm on Monday (10 October) of clowns being in Blackpool Road. […]

3 months ago
Preston’s Donna Rowe-Green up for national entrepreneur award

Donna needs your help to win the funding for Dig In North West One of the driving forces behind a garden for former military personnel is in the running for a national award. Donna Rowe-Green is on the shortlist for the Lloyds Bank […]

3 months ago
Joshua Oakey missing: Ashton-on-Ribble teenager not seen for 10 days

Joshua is thought to be in the New Hall Lane area of the city A teenage boy has gone missing from Ashton-on-Ribble. Update: Preston Police said on Friday 14 October that Joshua had been found safe and well Police are searching for 15-year-old Joshua […]

3 months ago
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