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.

Update given on flood defences at Penwortham caravan park and Golden Way

Environment Agency North West has finished flood defence work at the caravan park in lower Penwortham and installed a path at Golden Way. The work in lower Penwortham and Golden […]

3 days ago
Ashton-on-Ribble mental health service invites public to August birthday event

A local mental health service has invited residents to celebrate its third birthday at an event with a host of family activities this August. On Friday, 19 August, from 12pm […]

1 week ago
Garstang Town Council issue Lancaster Canal pollution update

Recent improvements in the Lancaster Canal pic via Facebook: Michael Rhodes Garstang Town Council has released a statement following the pollution incident in the Lancaster Canal where a number of dead fish were spotted. The update states that over the past […]

2 weeks ago
Preston parks awarded Green Flag status

The Japanese Garden within Avenham park, Preston. Pic: Preston Council Preston City Council has received a Green Flag Award for Avenham and Miller Parks, Ashton Park, Fishwick Bottoms, Haslam Park, Moor Park and Winckley Square Gardens. Since the Covid-19 pandemic […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Business hub and co-working space opens at Preston Docks

Shout Connect's launch event at Preston Docks A new business hub and co-working space has opened at Preston Docks. Shout Network which helps local businesses raise awareness of their brand, welcomed around 300 guests to the launch […]

2 weeks ago
Missing Preston man Daniel Binkowski found safe and well in Chester

Daniel Binkowski A missing Preston man has been found safe and well in Chester. Daniel Binkowski had been missing since the start of July. Police released several appeals for help to trace […]

2 weeks ago
Extreme heat blamed for dead fish in the Lancaster Canal near Preston

Dead fish found might be because of the hot weather experienced recently pic via Facebook: Stuart Milne A number of dead fish have been spotted in the Lancaster Canal. This issue has been seen between the Ribble Link and UCLan Sports Arena. Local fishers have been going […]

3 weeks ago
The famous historian AJP Taylor’s Communist Preston upbringing

AJP Taylor in 1976: Pic BBC The renowned historian and TV presenter AJP Taylor was brought up in Preston, by his ardently socialist parents. Paradoxically his father was partner in Bute Mill, once of Essex Street, […]

3 weeks ago
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