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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.

The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley to have had positive coronavirus tests in the last week

The number of positive tests for coronavirus has risen across Preston, South Ribble and Chorley. Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to only obtain a test if they […]

4 days ago
Appeal for footage of Land Rover after shotgun fired in Deepdale

The silver Land Rover Police are appealing for CCTV or dashcam footage of a silver Land Rover as part of their investigation into shots being fired in Deepdale. Two shots, believed to be from […]

1 week ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, September 7 to September 11

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Strand Road junction. Pic: Google maps A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. A school in Longridge saw a partial closure after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19, and a row […]

1 week ago
Pop-up cycle lane to be removed on A583 Riversway and Watery Lane

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Strand Road junction. Pic: Google maps A pop-up cycle lane in Preston is due to be removed due to low usage, but other measures to boost cycling as part of the emergency response to the coronavirus […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley affected by Covid-19 last week

A woman having a coronavirus test New figures have revealed the areas of Preton, South Ribble and Chorley to have recorded positive coronavirus tests in the week from August 28 to September 3. Read more: The areas affected by coronavirus between August 22 – 28 Moor Park […]

2 weeks ago
‘They’re losing the will to live’ – Ashton nurse fighting for care home residents who are still in lockdown

Carley Stewart A registered nurse from Ashton is fighting for the rights of care home residents who have not been allowed to see their loved ones since lockdown began in March. Whistleblower […]

2 weeks ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 29 to September 4

Hugh Carthy riding in the 2018 Tour of Britain Pic: Geof Sheppard A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. Fulwood and Walton-le-Dale saw the closure and opening of coronavirus testing centres, and The Living City project launched its […]

2 weeks ago
Demolition of Savick shops will go ahead; 12 new homes, a library and shop to follow

View of the planned Savick library Pic: Bowker Sadler Architecture The demolition of the Savick shops has been approved. Community Gateway Association‘s second phase of regeneration plans for the area was passed on 20 August by Preston City Council. The development […]

2 weeks ago
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