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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.

In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week November 28 to December 4

A damp view looking up Friargate towards the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. A support grant has been announced for low income residents in Preston, new coronavirus asymptomatic testing […]

6 hours ago
Police appeal for information about armed robbery at Ashton-on-Ribble post office

The Elswick Road Post Office is to have a revamp Pic: Google Preston police are appealing for information about an armed robbery in Ashton-on-Ribble last night (Wednesday 2 December). Officers were called to the Post Office on Elswick Road at 5.21pm on […]

2 days ago
Cleaners ‘scoped out’ the Ashton-on-Ribble house they worked in before stealing wedding rings, family photos and jewellery

Lisa Power and Samantha Addison A pair of cleaners who burgled the house they worked in, stealing £11,000 of sentimental jewellery and electrical items, have been jailed. Samantha Addison, 47, and Lisa Power, 40, were […]

2 days ago
Former Star Youth Centre in Ashton-on-Ribble removed from auction by Lancashire County Council

The Star Youth Centre in Ashton Pic: Tony Worrall The former Star Youth Centre, Ashton has been removed from auction after a campaign by the Friends of Tulketh Hall. The former youth centre is on the site of what was once […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘Day of action’ to tackle rising anti-social behaviour in Larches and Savick

Graham Dunkley and CGA colleagues in 2019 Pic: CGA A day of action is taking place to tackle the rise in reports of anti-social behaviour and youth nuisance in Larches and Savick. Taking place today (Wednesday 2 December), the […]

3 days ago
Fire at former Baffito’s restaurant by Preston Docks

Fire at former Baffito's restaurant Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service / Twitter Fire crews were called to a blaze at the former Baffito’s restaurant in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 1 December). Eight fire engines and two aerial ladder platforms attended […]

4 days ago
Friends of Tulketh Hall call to stop sale of The Star Youth Club in Ashton-on-Ribble

The Star Youth Centre in Ashton Pic: Tony Worrall The former Star Youth Centre, Ashton has been put up for sale by Lancashire County Council. However, the group Friends of Tulketh Hall are appealing to the council to stop […]

1 week ago
A short history of Tulketh Hall – in search of Preston’s long lost castle

A painting of the former Tulketh Hall Did you know that Preston once had a royal castle? That the same site was also the original location of that great medieval house of God – Furness Abbey? That […]

1 week ago
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