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.

Porsche showroom opens at Preston Docks

Inside the Porsche showroom A high-end car showroom has opened at Preston Docks. Porsche has been going up at the junction of Watery Lane and Strand Road since demolition of the former buildings in […]

26 mins ago
Call to save Savick shops as demolition looms

The row of shops and the library at Savick Pic: Google A much-loved community cafe in Savick looks set to be demolished. Community Gateway Association is preparing to lodge plans for knocking down the Savick shops in Birkdale Drive. Lynda Day, […]

1 week ago
Motorbikes, bikes, weapons and drugs recovered during Ashton-on-Ribble police raids

Motorbikes recovered by police Pic: Preston Police Nuisance motorbikes have been taken off the streets of Ashton-on-Ribble. Preston Police made arrests following the seizure of three vehicles on Saturday (4 May). Officers say the owner’s of the […]

2 weeks ago
Granddaughter of Lancashire Loyals war veteran makes plea to track down his medals

The granddaughter of a Preston soldier who died in 1955 has made a heartfelt appeal to track down his medals after learning they had been sold at auction. Private Percy […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Woodplumpton Road shut due to overturned car

The scene in Woodplumpton Road Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police have shut a road on the border of Fulwood and Ingol due to a crash. A driver has flipped their car and hit a lamppost in Woodplumpton Road. The […]

2 weeks ago
Police warning after spate of car thefts across Preston and South Ribble

Police are reminding residents in Preston and South Ribble to secure their property after nine vehicles in Lostock Hall and Walton-le-Dale and four in Penwortham were broken into overnight (April […]

2 weeks ago
Creating green spaces and saving lives – how this Preston charity is growing its impact

One of Let's Grow Preston's gardens A Preston charity that encourages a community of green spaces is growing its impact across the city. Established around eight years ago, Let’s Grow Preston aims to create and support […]

3 weeks ago
Neighbours fury over giant advertising sign in Blackpool Road which keeps them awake

The billboard on the side of the cafe in Blackpool Road Pic: Tony Worrall Neighbours living near a giant illuminated advertising hoarding say they are losing sleep due to the light it gives off. The bill board was installed on the side of the […]

3 weeks ago
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