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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.

Schoolboy from Preston scoops Lakeland Trophy

A Preston schoolboy scooped the ‘Haiku at the Howe’ 2014 trophy. It’s a special poetry award created by the Lindeth Country House Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere, the Lake District. The hotel […]

3 years ago
Two dragon boat racing crews capsize in Preston Dock

Preston’s dragon boat racing wasn’t without incident on Saturday as two crews ended up in the Docks. Teams competed despite the poor weather conditions to raise money for charity. But […]

3 years ago
John and Emma: Blog Preston readers help reunite Ashton couple with their wedding photo album

We might think of the internet as a way to kill time, check our bank balance or gossip on Facebook. But for one Preston couple it has helped them be […]

3 years ago
Mystery as wedding photo album found in a Preston street

A couple’s wedding photo album has been found in the street in Preston. Update: Good news everyone, thanks to our ace readers the couple were tracked down and reunited with […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Dragon Boat racing on Preston Dock raises money for local charities

When you’ve signed up for a spot of dragon boat racing you’re not going to let a drop of rain spoil your day.  That was certainly the case for hundreds […]

3 years ago
Summer Fayre returns to St Walburge’s

St Walburge’s Summer Fayre returns on Saturday 9 August. Tombola, stalls, a raffle and refreshments will be on offer. The summer fayres are a great opportunity for you to go […]

3 years ago
Ashton Park added to Preston’s award-winning green flag parks

the oldest tree in the field Six Preston parks and green spaces have been recognised as some of the best in the UK. Keep Britain Tidy unveiled the list and the city has a number of […]

3 years ago
Festival for young people to be held at parks across Preston

moor park Preston’s parks are to play host to a range of different activities during the summer holidays. Branded Park It the festivals include bubble football, inflatable penalty shoot-out and a silent […]

3 years ago
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