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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.

Docks to Disney walk sees hundreds take part at Preston Docks

Paula Barrow, right, with daughter Eve and friend and former Ashton Community Science College colleague Lavinia Hundreds of people took a big step towards raising money for a Preston cancer foundation. Preston boxer Scott Fitzgerald joined Preston’s Mayor councillor David Burrow in the Docks to Disney […]

2 days ago
Man on a roof closes road in Ashton-on-Ribble

Police presence in Parker Street Pic: Blog Preston A road in Ashton-on-Ribble was sealed off by emergency services. Preston Police had negotiators on scene due to a man on a roof. Parker Street in Ashton was closed off. […]

4 days ago
Six Preston parks keep the green flag flying

Miller Park on a summer's evening Pic: Gary Bond Preston’s parks have been recognised once again for their glorious views, flowers and upkeep. The latest Green Flag Awards sees Preston City Council keeping the green flag flying at five […]

5 days ago
Person rescued from Preston Docks by firefighters

A calm scene at Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall An early morning rescue saw firefighters scrambled to Preston Docks. Two fire engines from Preston Fire Station and specialist appliances from Penwortham were sent to the Marina. One person had […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Top marks for Royal Cross deaf school

A primary school for deaf children has been awarded to marks by inspectors. Royal Cross School in Ashton-on-Ribble has once again been ranked as outstanding after Ofsted inspectors visited on […]

1 week ago
Police want to find a missing Preston teenager last seen in Bamber Bridge

Saskia Baldwin Police are appealing to trace a missing teenage girl with links across Preston. Update: Police found Saskia safe and well during the early hours of Monday (15 July) morning Saskia […]

1 week ago
Air ambulances called to Preston Docks

Air ambulances at Preston Docks Pic: Mark Barkworth/Blog Preston Preston Docks saw two air ambulances land during Tuesday (2 July). A man was taken ill aboard a boat in the Marina. Two air ambulances and North West Ambulance Service […]

3 weeks ago
Police searching for convicted Preston thief who has breached prison licence

Daniel Edmondson Police are searching for a man who is on the run after breaching his prison licence. Daniel Edmonson was jailed in March last year for theft and threatening a member […]

3 weeks ago
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