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 Onesie Run raises money for Rock FM’s Cash for Kids

Preston Onesie Run UK is the unique charity event that took place on Sunday 11 December to raise money for Rock FM’s Cash For Kids. The run, organised by Pennine […]

4 months ago
Man saved from Preston Docks as emergency services close road

Emergency services at the scene in Preston Docks Emergency services have closed off access to Preston Docks due to man falling into the water. Preston Police and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service are in attendance at the incident. […]

4 months ago
This parrot has flown the nest in Lea

Rio's not been seen since Monday night A parrot has gone missing from his home in Lea. His name is Rio and he’s flown away from Sheffield Drive. His owner has been left devastated and Preston Police […]

4 months ago
Ashton sixth form to be stopped due to low student numbers

There will be a few less students around at Ashton's Community Science College Pic: Google A Preston school looks set to lose its Sixth Form provision from September 2017. Ashton Community Science College in Aldwych Drive is failing to attract enough pupils to make it […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The third annual Preston RSPCA pet food run is a great success

The RSPCA held their third annual Pet Food Run on Sunday (11 December) and it was a huge success. The annual Pet Food Run involves the biker community riding to Preston’s RSPCA […]

5 months ago
Preston supermarket Christmas and New Year opening hours 2016

Morrisons at Preston Docklands There’s relatives coming round for Boxing Day, you’re relaxing on the sofa and then the fear strikes. We don’t have enough soft drinks. Or prosecco. Hang on a minute, there’s […]

5 months ago
Hundreds of households without power in Preston blackout

Sunday dinner has been left in tatters at some households across Preston due to a power outage. Reports have been coming in of power and lights going out in Lea, […]

5 months ago
Watch city as viewed from above in Preston firm’s Christmas video

Heading for the bullnose This might be Preston’s strangest Christmas video effort yet – as a dog flies over the city while taking a BMW on a test drive. Staff at Bowker BMW at […]

5 months ago
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