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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.

Former home of AJP Taylor has student flat plans tabled

The former Oakendale care home Pic: Google The former Oakendale care home Pic: Google What was once home to a renowned British historian is to become student flats. Oakendale care home in Rose Terrace, Ashton-on-Ribble is being […]

2 months ago
Bikers to ride out for RSPCA Preston this Christmas

Last year's haul for the RSPCA in Preston Last year’s haul for the RSPCA in Preston Bikers are preparing to rev their engines to help Preston’s abandoned animals. Laura Gunson is organising her fouirth annual RSPCA Christmas run. […]

2 months ago
Christmas tree festival coming to Ashton-on-Ribble

What's your plan for when the festive fun ends and you need to ditch the Christmas Tree? Pic: Serge Prepare for serious baubles and tinsel Pic: Serge Lights are set to twinkle at a Preston church in the run up to Christmas. St Michael and All Angels Church in […]

2 months ago
Fireworks thrown at cars in Blackpool Road

The junction of West Park Avenue and Blackpool Road Pic: Google The junction of West Park Avenue and Blackpool Road Pic: Google Police have been called to reports of youths throwing fireworks at cars. One driver, who asked not to be […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Another armed robbery sees Preston off-licence targeted

A man seen in Booze Busters in CCTV picture released by police A man seen in Booze Busters in CCTV picture released by police Police are appealing for witnesses after another knife-point robbery in a 48-hour blitz across the Preston area. A […]

2 months ago
This Preston pub went all out for Halloween

Landlady Liz Luxton and her son Oliver Luxton The Wheatsheaf held their annual Halloween party at the weekend and what a success it was. The pub, in Water Lane, Ashton-on-Ribble, […]

3 months ago
Two car crash causes Preston Docks delays

Scene of the crash in the Docks area Pic: Richard McCann Scene of the crash in the Docks area Pic: Richard McCann Mariners Way was closed on Saturday (28 October) lunchtime following a crash. Two cars were involved in the collision […]

3 months ago
Blow as Alstom announces it is pulling out of Preston

Alstom is based in Strand Road near the Docks Pic: Paul Melling Alstom is based in Strand Road near the Docks Pic: Paul Melling A major employer in Preston with links to the city for decades is preparing to leave. Alstom has […]

3 months ago
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