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.

Two years on: Remembering the Global Rainbow on the Docks

Remember when the Global Rainbow beamed out from the Docks? It was just two years ago when the light installation was beaming its coloured lasers across the city and beyond. […]

3 years ago
Great War memorabilia wanted for Lea School project

Lea Community Primary School are appealing for stories, pictures, memorabilia or anything about our brave heroes who fought in World War I. Roger Baines MBE on behalf of the school […]

3 years ago
Preston building company fined over worker’s death

Odeon is located down at the Docks A Preston building firm has been sentenced over a death and fined £130,000. The Heath and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted EMC Contracts Ltd of Bamber Bridge after Carl Green was […]

3 years ago
The 2014 St Walburge’s Beer Festival

sign outside 2008 Preston Beer Festival One of the city’s most popular annual events is back. St Walburge’s church hosts the 21th Annual Preston Beer Festival. The Beer Festival will be located in the Parish Hall […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Five motorbikes seized by Preston Police after clampdown

James Dilkes with PC Grundy after having his bike returned Police in Grange and Moor Nook have been clamping down on motorcycle annoyance. Patrols in the area were increased and five stolen motorbikes recovered and seized. One of the bikes […]

3 years ago
Police release CCTV picture after theft at Morrisons

Preston Police are appealing for information after incident at Morrison’s Supermarket at Ashton-on-Riible. Police need to know about the male pictured above in connection with a theft which occurred at […]

3 years ago
Witness sought after schoolgirl assaulted in Cottam on walk home

A man is being hunted after a 13-year-old girl was assaulted as she walked home in Cottam. The schoolgirl was walking along a path through parkland and recreational ground between […]

3 years ago
Updated: Police find missing Preston man safe and well

Updated 6.40am: Police in Preston have confirmed the man they were looking for in the Docks area has been found safe and well. Chief Superintendent Tim Jacques tweeted the news […]

3 years ago
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