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.

Police trace man wanted for Plungington fight

Miguel Di Palma A fugitive on-the-run in Preston has been found hiding at a house in Ashton-on-Ribble. Preston Police had been searching for Miguel Di Palma. The 21-year-old was wanted by police after […]

10 mins ago
St Walburge’s spire tours extended by popular demand

A street lamp burning bright near St Walburge's church Pic: Paul Melling A new series of tours up Preston’s tallest spire has been extended due to popular demand. After Blog Preston wrote about the St Walburge’s spire tours, the grade-I listed church […]

6 days ago
Savick man arrested on suspicion of burglary

Police have arrested a wanted man in Savick. The 24-year-old man of West Park Avenue was the subjected of a police appeal on Thursday (10 January). The public had been […]

6 days ago
Preston man wanted on prison recall and in connection with a burglary

Police are appealing for a man who is wanted by police on prison recall and in connection with a burglary offence. John McKechnie, 24, of West Park Avenue, Ashton-On-Ribble, is […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Barnardo’s charity shop damaged by fire in Ashton-on-Ribble

Fire damage to the Barnardo's shop and donation centre Pic: Jennifer Aitkenhead A charity shop in Ashton-on-Ribble has been damaged by a fire. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent four crews to contain the fire at Barnardo’s in Blackpool Road. The fire […]

2 weeks ago
Christmas 2018 and New Years opening hours for Preston supermarkets

Christmas is a time to relax, make special memories with the family and enjoy some much-needed wind down time. You’ve spent weeks preparing for the festivities only to realise that […]

4 weeks ago
Watch as Porsche showroom takes shape at Preston Docks

An overhead view of the new development in Watery Lane An overhead view of the new development in Watery Lane New footage shows how a new car showroom is progressing at Preston Docks. Bowker Group is building a 43,000 square […]

4 weeks ago
Police continue search for missing Larches man

Dave Tipping Dave Tipping A man with a Preston North End tattoo has gone missing. David Tipping was reported missing from the Larches area. The 38-year-old was last seen on Wednesday 28 […]

1 month ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures Preston market scenePreston architectureMarket Tap, PrestonBlue Preston MarketBoats on the canal at PrestonTulketh Mill over the canalA subwayPigeons View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.