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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.

Where you can explore with Heritage Open Days 2019 in Preston

Winckley Square Pic: Gareth Edwards Heritage Open Days are returning to Preston, with even more venues opening their doors in 2019. This year there are 36 different buildings available to explore between Friday 13 September […]

2 days ago
Major Preston junction reopens following crash

The scene in Water Lane Pic: Tony Worrall A busy Preston junction has reopened after a crash. Preston Police were at the scene in Water Lane in Ashton-on-Ribble. Where the road meets West Strand and Watery Lane has […]

3 days ago
Chinese takeaway in Ashton-on-Ribble closed due to fire

Sign in the window of the New China Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston takeaway has been forced to close due to a fire. New China on the corner of Fleetwood Street off Water Lane had a sign in its window. Lancashire […]

6 days ago
Let’s Grow Preston win prize at Southport Flower Show

The Colonial style garden Pic: Steph Lees-Pinson A Preston charity has triumphed at one of Britain’s biggest flower shows. Southport Flower Show gave a gold medal to Let’s Grow Preston and also awarded them the prize of […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Memorial bench placed in Haslam Park in tribute to personal trainer who died

The new bench in Haslam Park was installed by the parks team working with Steven Wardle's family Pic: Tony Worrall A new bench has been installed in Haslam Park in memory of Steven Wardle. The father-of-two drowned in the pond in the park after going for a late night run […]

1 week ago
Daughter tells of father’s air ambulance rescue at Preston Marina after heart attack on his boat

Christina with her father Dennis on a recent holiday to Wales Pic: Christina Shiels A family have told of their heartfelt thanks to the city of Preston and its emergency services after a father and grandfather was rescued after having a heart attack aboard […]

2 weeks ago
Mental health marathon to see laps round Preston Docks

Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall A charity event promoting the benefits of exercise for mental health is taking place at Preston Docks. The Mental Health Marathon is being organised by the Preston Community Mental Health […]

2 weeks ago
Pensioner dies after falling off bike in Lea

Sidgreaves Lane Pic: Google A pensioner has died after falling off his bike in Lea. Police were called to Sidgreaves Lane shortly after mid-day on Thursday August 8. An 83-year-old man was pronounced dead […]

2 weeks ago
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