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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.

Appeal to trace Ashton pensioner’s prize cutlery set

Close up of the cutlery set Close up of the cutlery set Two granddaughters have taken to social media to appeal for the return of their grandad’s beloved cutlery set. A 24-carat gold plated 70 piece […]

1 day ago
Woman rescued from her car in Blackpool Road

Blackpool Road/ Thorntrees Ave junction A woman was rescued from her car by firefighters following a collision in Blackpool Road. Emergency services were called to the junction with Thorntrees Road […]

1 day ago
Preston Western Distributor decision won’t be made locally

Route of the Preston Western Distributor Route of the Preston Western Distributor The government is to be asked to decide whether a new multi-million pound road for Preston will go ahead. Construction firm Robertson Group has […]

2 days ago
Lane Ends Surgery is now open as Doclands Medical Centre closes

The new surgery building in Tulketh Brow The new surgery building in Tulketh Brow A new doctors surgery has opened in Ashton-on-Ribble. Lane Ends Surgery replaces the Doclands Medical Centre in Blanche Street, off Water Lane. A […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement How Preston’s ‘forgotten men’ are finding themselves through five-a-side football

Lee Mangan - Fit Football Members of a new five-a-side football league have spoken out about the benefits it’s having on their physical and mental wellbeing. Fit Football kicked off in September at PlayFootball Preston, […]

2 days ago
Attempted raid at Co-Op in Larches foiled by police

Co-Op in Norbreck Drive, Larches Pic: Google Co-Op in Norbreck Drive, Larches Pic: Google Three men have been arrested after an attempt to break into a mini-supermarket in Preston. Preston Police sent officers to the Co-Op in […]

4 days ago
Preston ‘Iron Man’ taking on bucket list Euro road trip for charity

Andrew with his vintage Midget in Switzerland Andrew with his vintage Midget in Switzerland A Preston man who is kept alive by a battery-operated heart pump is driving to Europe in a vintage Midget to raise money […]

6 days ago
Work underway to improve road safety in Cottam

Cottam Way Work is underway to improve road safety in Cottam Way following concern from residents. Traffic calming is already underway, new road markings will be installed and footpaths will […]

1 week ago
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