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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.

Person taken to hospital after being rescued from flat fire in Eldon Street

Eldon Street Pic: Google A person has been taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after being rescued from a second floor flat fire. The incident happened in the early hours of Monday (26 […]

12 hours ago
Feeling peckish? Why not park recklessly at one of these Preston eateries

Car parked on the pavement outside Co-op in Garstang Road For my sins I spent a quiet afternoon trawling the online comment sections of local Facebook community groups (please don’t judge me, there was a pandemic and it was raining). I […]

4 days ago
Ashton tai chi and qigong teacher to offer free 6-week course with UCLan

Feixia Yu teaching tai chi Ashton tai chi and qigong teacher Feixia Yu is offering a free online 6-week class as part of a research project with the University of Central Lancashire. The course, which runs […]

6 days ago
Tesco Express on Preston’s Blackpool Road closes for refurb

The Tesco Express store on Preston’s Blackpool Road has partially closed for refurbishments. The store shut its doors on Sunday 18 July and is not expected to fully reopen until […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston-based Lustalux celebrating 30th anniversary

Preston-based Lustalux is celebrating its 30-year anniversary. The company have provided specialist graphics for everything from NHS facilities to international convention centres all over the Country. They have also provided […]

1 week ago
Preston man who left blood at the scene of a burglary jailed for 36 weeks

A man who left blood at the scene of a burglary, allowing police to link him to the crime, has been jailed. Nicholas Powis, 31, of Hawkins Close, Preston, was […]

2 weeks ago
Tulketh Brow roadworks to come to an end next week

After being in place since May, the Tulketh Brow roadworks are set to come to an end at the end of July. The roadworks are in place due to a […]

2 weeks ago
Preston’s The Silk Route restaurant to open as usual despite being damaged by vandals

Owners at The Silk Route in Preston took to social media to let people know they had been subjected to a break in. They wrote: “So we had an interesting […]

2 weeks ago
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