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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.

Ashton mum-of-two reaches out to support other parents affected by coronavirus

Lynsey with her two children A mum of two from Ashton has set up an online community to support parents who are facing lockdown with their children. Lynsey Battle, who has previously helped Preston’s homeless […]

7 days ago
Crimewatch live from Preston Docks this morning

Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall The Crimewatch Roadshow will air live from Preston Docks this morning. The show broadcasts at 9:15 on BBC1 and asks viewers to help with unsolved crimes. Presenter Michelle Ackerley takes […]

2 weeks ago
Council apologises as Ashton resident brands half-finished pavements ‘garbage’

Signs and barriers are now in place in Stocks Road Lancashire County Council has apologised after local residents complained about half-finished work to pavements in Ashton. LCC blamed the recent severe weather for delays to finishing the work in Stocks […]

3 weeks ago
New flood alerts in place for areas around the River Ribble

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown The Environment Agency has issued new flood alerts for Monday as rising river levels put parts of Preston and South Ribble at risk. Low lying land and roads in Higher […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ashton Community Science College named STEM Club Champion for Lancashire and Cumbria

Ashton Community Science College STEM Club Ashton Community Science College has been chosen as the STEM Club Champion for Lancashire and Cumbria. The school is part of a new 22-strong network that will help teachers inspire more pupils […]

1 month ago
Ashton residents plagued by weekend road racers

Car Park on Mariners Way where locals hope to have CCTV installed Residents of Ashton say they are fed up of being woken by car enthusiasts using their roads as a race track into the early hours of the morning. Local residents […]

1 month ago
Extra reception class for Lea County Primary to meet growing demand

Lea County Primary School will have an extra reception class in September 2020 to accommodate growing demand for places. Lancashire County Council’s cabinet has agreed to a temporary increase in […]

2 months ago
Police continue search for missing Preston man Shaun

Police searching for missing Preston man Shaun Horan have released a picture of him. Shaun, 48, was last seen close to the Green Frog food van on Mariner’s Way in […]

2 months ago
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