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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.

How this group covered 360 miles around Preston Docks for mental health awareness

Mental Health Marathon participants Pic: Tracy Jackson A charity event for mental health has seen participants cover 360 miles-worth of laps around Preston Docks and raise hundreds of pounds for charity. The Mental Health Marathon was planned […]

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Concern for missing 67-year-old Ashton-on-Ribble woman

Police have launched an urgent appeal to find a 67-year-old woman missing from Ashton-on-Ribble. Margaret Winder was last seen in teh Tulketh Avenue area at around 1am today (Friday September […]

2 weeks ago
How this secret sign-maker is making Prestonians smile

Pic: @vews_one A secret sign-maker has popped up in Preston. The mystery maker goes by the name @vews_one on Instagram. Their bio simply states: “To Get Your Attention Makes Me Smile.” The […]

2 weeks ago
Review: Blog Preston gets silly for chilli at Chiquito

The chilli and spiced rice was unexpectedly excellent This week Yvonne and I took my niece Millie to Chiquito as part of Blog Preston’s series of best and worst Preston restaurants according to TripAdvisor. Situated at Preston Dock, […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement How a passion for dogs and photography helped this Preston woman create an award-winning business

Cat Race is the woman behind CatsDog Pic: Michael Higginson A Preston woman has created an award-winning business after setting up in dog photography. Cat Race runs CatsDog Photography, which has a studio on Tulketh Brow. Cat’s latest achievements come […]

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Two Prestonians nominated for Community Heroes Awards 2019

BBC Radio Lancashire has announced the full list of finalists in the nine categories for the radio station’s 2019 Community Heroes Awards. Two of the 36 candidates have been nominated […]

3 weeks ago
Police hunt for violent man wanted on prison recall

Police are looking for a violent criminal who has breached the terms of his licence. Paul Hope, 39, was jailed in July 2018 for causing actual bodily harm. He is […]

3 weeks ago
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 […]

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