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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.

Why residents could hear ‘loud banging noises’ in Preston last night

The piling process will take place for a number of weeks The piling process will take place for a number of weeks Lancashire Police received numerous calls this early morning (May 31) regarding ‘loud banging noises’ in the Lea and Savick […]

2 months ago
Former Preston MP starts his own blog – aged 100!

Ron Atkins speaking in summer 2015 at a rally for Jeremy Corbyn at the Continental pub in Preston Ron Atkins speaking in summer 2015 at a rally for Jeremy Corbyn at the Continental pub in Preston The UK’s oldest living former MP has moved into the digital age. […]

2 months ago
Arrests made in connection with Ashton burglaries

Police acted to detain the three men Police acted to detain the three men Three men have been arrested in connection with a series of burglaries in Ashton-on-Ribble. Preston Police located the men at an address in […]

2 months ago
Series of burglaries sparks police warning in Ashton and Tulketh

Icy rooftops in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Icy rooftops in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Homeowners in Ashton-on-Ribble and Tulketh are being warned to be extra vigilant after a series of break-ins. Preston Police have stepped up patrols […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Shoe store to open in new Ashton-on-Ribble home

Wynsors World of Shoes is opening in Blackpool Road Wynsors World of Shoes is opening in Blackpool Road A former mini-supermarket in Ashton-on-Ribble is to re-open as a shoe shop. Wynsors World of Shoes has left its Corporation Street […]

2 months ago
Network Rail to carry out overnight piling on Preston to Blackpool line

The piling process will take place for a number of weeks The piling process will take place for a number of weeks Homeowners along the Preston to Blackpool railway line have been warned to expect weeks of disruption. Overnight piling is […]

2 months ago
Space Centre fraudster Fiona Barnes to pay back just £1

Fiona Barnes pictured at her leaving do Fiona Barnes pictured at her leaving do A fundraiser who stole £24,713 from a disabled children’s charity she worked for has been ordered to pay back just £1 of the […]

2 months ago
Pensioner’s mobility scooter taken from outside Post Office

The Post Office in Blackpool Road where the incident took place Pic: Google The Post Office in Blackpool Road where the incident took place Pic: Google A Preston woman has spoken of her anger at seeing a pensioner’s mobility scooter stolen. The woman, […]

2 months ago
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