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.

Police presence at Preston Docks as ‘body pulled from water’

Emergency services at Preston Docks on Saturday A body has been recovered from Preston Docks. Eyewitnesses have reported a heavy police presence on the Docks including an ambulance and water search team from the fire service. It comes as […]

5 months ago
8 things to do in and around Preston this August Bank Holiday weekend

Plenty to keep you and the kids entertained this Bank Holiday weekend As the Bank Holiday weekend approaches we’ve got some inspiration for what to do in and around Preston. Running from Friday 26 August to Monday 29 August there’s plenty to […]

5 months ago
Flood alert issued for parts of Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge

Parts of Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge have been placed on flood alert after heavy rain in the Preston area. The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for the Rivers […]

5 months ago
Flooding at canal in Lea as heavy rain warning remains in place

Water overflowing at the Ribble Link Pic: Benny Mc'Nally Anyone enjoying a canal holiday near Preston may have to think again about making their way through the Ribble Link. Heavy rain throughout Friday and Saturday has left the canal […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Petrol bombs thrown through windows of Lea home

Flames from the window as one of the men watches Pictures show how a home in Lea was targeted by suspected arsonists. Flames leap from the windows of a property in Blackpool Road after ‘petrol bombs’ were thrown through them. […]

5 months ago
Two people in hospital after Greaves Town Lane crash

Emergency services near Lea Primary School on Wednesday The rider of a motorbike and his passengers are in hospital after a crash in Larches on Wednesday evening. A black Kawasaki motorcycle collided with a silver Jaguar in Greaves […]

5 months ago
Crash involving motorbike closes road near Preston primary school

Greaves Town Lane has been closed to traffic Pic: Benny McNally Police closed a road in Larches after a crash involving a motorbike. A motorcyclist is understood to have been treated at the scene on Wednesday afternoon. The road was closed […]

5 months ago
Speed humps and junction table could be placed in Larches

Speed humps are among several traffic calming measures that could be placed in the Larches area of Preston. Approval is being sought for the Lancashire County Council Scheme, which hopes […]

5 months ago
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