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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.

Fulwood, Ashton-on-Ribble and Walton-le-Dale men charged with firearms and drug supply offences

Police on the M6 Three men from Preston are amongst 13 other people charged with firearms and drug supply offences. Lancashire Police raided homes across Lancashire, Manchester and Cumbria this week as part of […]

13 hours ago
Troubled microbar’s ex-boss could be banned in last bid ditch to keep it open

Tulketh Tap Room. Credit: Blog Preston The former manager of a troubled micropub could be legally banned from entering its bar – despite living above it. Ray Woods has been in charge of Tulketh Tap Room […]

21 hours ago
Two-car crash at busy Preston Docks roundabout

Emergency services at the Port Way roundabout Pic: Blog Preston A busy roundabout on the city’s Docks has seen emergency services attend a crash. Preston Police sent patrols to a crash involving two cars at the Port Way roundabout close […]

2 days ago
New ‘home from home’ nursery opening near Preston

A new “home from home” nursery is due to open in Preston in mid-August. Natures Nursery BarnĀ is set in East BarnĀ in Clifton Fields – between Lea and Freckleton –Ā and is […]

2 days ago
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Preston City Games golf tournament rounds off multi-sports business competition

The winning golf team show off their trophies at Ashton and Lea Golf Club. Pic credit: Preston City Games. Teams of businesses and charities competed in the Preston City Games golf tournament at Ashton and Lea Golf Club on Friday, 5 July. Preston City Games is a sporting festival […]

3 days ago
Interactive mural map for Preston launches

A collage of Preston murals Just a few years ago, there were no public murals in Preston – but now the city’s street art scene has grown so much that an interactive map of artworks […]

3 days ago
5am lock-ins, drug accusations and a man unconscious in an alley put Tulketh Tap on brink of losing licence

Tulketh Tap Room. Credit: Blog Preston Prestonā€™s licensing subcommittee will this week hear claims of drug dealing, violence and after hours boozing at a troubled micropub. The subcommittee will meet on Wednesday in response to a […]

4 days ago
Opinion: Plenty of alarms and surprises in Preston’s election results

The city council's deputy leader Martyn Rawlinson and re-elected MP Mark Hendrick watch on during the Lea & Larches by-election result A decade is a long time, and in politics it’s a lifetime. But there were some familiar tones to this week’s election results with the surge of the right-wing parties, […]

5 days ago
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