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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 these deserving Preston causes will benefit from local shoppers

The Space Centre in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Paul Melling A dozen deserving local causes are set to receive funding whenever people go shopping over the next year, thanks to the Co-op Local Community Fund. The Co-op recently welcomed the […]

1 day ago
New war memorial will be dedicated on Remembrance Sunday to replace lost Ashton tribute

St Michael's Church A lost war memorial has been re-created by a member of the local Armed Forces Veterans gardening project. The panels will be dedicated at the Remembrance service at St Michael’s […]

2 weeks ago
Red suits at the ready – it’s the annual St Cath’s Santa Dash!

Get on your marks for the family-friendly St Catherine’s Hospice Santa Dash! The popular festive fun run returns to the iconic waters of Preston Docks this December, with the whole […]

2 weeks ago
Man wanted after Ashton crimes escaped from police

Police are asking for the public to help them find a man who escaped while he was being arrested. Joshua Corey, 26, is wanted in connection with a number of […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ashton Community Science College consults over converting to an academy

A consultation into converting Ashton Community Science College (ASCS) into an academy has begun. Parents received an email from the headteacher on Friday advising them of the proposed changes. If […]

2 weeks ago
Ashton family appear on TV’s Rich Kids Go Skint

The Bennetts on Rich Kids Go Skint An Ashton family has appeared on the 5STAR programme, Rich Kids Go Skint. Daniel and Cheryl Bennett and their three children welcomed multimillionaire’s son Adil to their three-bedroom terraced house […]

3 weeks ago
Locals need support for Preston Dock clean up

Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall There are plans to help clean up the water at Preston Dock. A new initiative called CLEARED (Community Led Action to Revitalise the Dock) will look to tackle the blue […]

3 weeks ago
Funding granted to refurbish Haslam Park playground

Part of the playground that will be refurbished The Friends of Haslam Park have secured over £40,000 to refurbish the children’s playground in the park. The group has recently had a bid for a £30,000 grant approved by […]

3 weeks ago
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