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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.

Passengers frustrated as resurfacing work affects Larches buses

Larches Avenue is closed for resurfacing work for around a week Larches Avenue is closed for resurfacing work for around a week Passengers in Larches expressing their anger and frustration during Thursday morning at Preston Bus over a temporary route change […]

3 months ago
Crash causes traffic gridlock at Preston Docks

The crash happened close to Port Way Pic: Google The crash happened close to Port Way Pic: Google Commuters were reporting long delays around Preston Docks on Tuesday evening due to a crash. One car is thought to be […]

3 months ago
Preston Western Distributor work due to begin in 2018

An overhead view of where the Western Distributor is to go An overhead view of where the Western Distributor is to go Construction on a major new road on the western edge of Preston is due to begin in 2018. Lancashire […]

3 months ago
Roadworks to see Preston Bus divert services in west of the city

Service 89 in Fishergate picking up passengers Pic: Best Bus Around Service 89 in Fishergate picking up passengers Pic: Best Bus Around Bus passengers in Larches are being warned of changes to their services for a just over a week. Greavestown […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man’s body found in the street during Preston rush hour

Neptune House in West Strand Pic: Google Neptune House in West Strand Pic: Google The body of a man was found near an office block in Preston on Thursday (2 February) morning. Preston Police were called to […]

3 months ago
Tech firm Computer Sciences Corporation with office in Preston is cutting jobs

The firm has offices at Preston Technology Park Pic: Google The firm has offices at Preston Technology Park Pic: Google A technology firm with a major office in Preston is cutting jobs across the UK. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) is […]

3 months ago
Knife-wielding robber hunted by police after Ashton raid

Police want to speak to this man following the robbery A terrifying raid at a convenience store in Ashton-on-Ribble has triggered a police appeal. Witnesses are being sought after a man entered the shop in Wellington Road on Tuesday (24 […]

3 months ago
Community Gateway apply to build new homes across Preston

How the new homes in Parker Street may look A housing association in Preston has tabled plans to build 14 new homes across the city. Community Gateway Association has five plots of land it has submitted proposals for. The […]

4 months ago
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