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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.

Lane Ends shop closes after 25 years of knitting

The Wool Shop closed its doors in late April Pic: Tony Worrall The Wool Shop closed its doors in late April Pic: Tony Worrall A stitch in time of Preston’s retail history has closed its doors for the final time. The Wool […]

2 months ago
This is the state that fly-tippers left Cottam Lane in

Fly tippers have unloaded their unwanted goods on Cottam Lane in Preston. The items dumped next to Haslam Park in Ashton included stacks of wood, tyres, old cushions, bags of rubbish […]

2 months ago
Mapped: Major roadworks happening in Preston this summer

We'll be seeing a fair bit of this in the coming weeks Pic: Tony Worrall We’ll be seeing a fair bit of this in the coming weeks Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s road network is to see a range of different closures as a blitz on […]

2 months ago
Family pay tribute to man who died in collision at Preston Docks

Family issued picture of Christopher Scott The family of a man who died in a collision at Preston Docks have issued a tribute. Christopher Scott, 32, died after he was […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fire crews called after suspected arson at offices at Preston Docks

Crews called to incident in Watery Lane Police are investigating an incident in Preston Docks that the fire service believe could be arson. Crews from Penwortham and Preston were called […]

3 months ago
Ambulance overturns at Preston Docks roundabout

The overturned ambulance at Preston Docks Pic: Benjamin Wareing The overturned ambulance at Preston Docks Pic: Benjamin Wareing A Preston roundabout was shut for an hour on Tuesday night after an ambulance crashed. Paramedics were unhurt as the emergency […]

3 months ago
Pedestrian dies following Preston Docks crash

Police have taped off the A583 Pic: Benny McNally, Preston Chatterbox Police had taped off the A583 Pic: Benny McNally, Preston Chatterbox A man has died following the crash on the A583 on Monday evening. The 32-year-old pedestrian died following a […]

3 months ago
Pedestrian in hospital after crash near Preston Docks

Police closed off Watery Lane while dealing with the incident Pic: Lee Giacopazzi Police closed off Watery Lane while dealing with the incident Pic: Lee Giacopazzi A man is in a serious condition in Royal Preston Hospital after a collision near Preston Docks. […]

3 months ago
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