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.

Concern growing for 14-year-old boy missing from Ashton-on-Ribble

Nasim Sweeting Police are appealing for help to find a 14-year-old boy who is missing from Ashton-on-Ribble. Nasim Sweeting was last seen on Tuesday 3 May at around 2.40pm. He is described […]

1 week ago
Ashton events to encourage people to make connections this Mental Health Awareness Week

Let's Grow Preston's Ashton Walled Garden Two events in Ashton-on-Ribble will encourage people to build meaningful connections with friends, family, colleagues and communities this Mental Health Awareness Week. Preston Wellfest Network will be hosting two ‘Making […]

2 weeks ago
Preston home care company says it’s Time for a Cuppa to raise funds for Dementia UK

Coffee and cakes at the new Harris cafe Pic:HarrisMuseum A Preston home care company is organising an event to raise funds for charity. Home Instead Preston will be taking part in Time for a Cuppa in aid of Dementia […]

2 weeks ago
Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Let’s Grow Preston’s Spring Fair to take place this weekend at Ashton Park

Let's Grow Preston's Ashton Walled Garden The Let’s Grow Preston Spring Fair is taking place this Saturday (30 April). Let’s Grow Preston is an environmental charity that runs two community gardens. It offers volunteer opportunities within horticulture […]

3 weeks ago
Almost 400 cannabis plants recovered by police after drugs raid in Ashton-on-Ribble

Acting on community intelligence, the Preston Neighbourhood Team Policing Team attended two addresses in Ashton-on-Ribble and located a cannabis cultivation. The properties were linked together by a hole smashed through […]

3 weeks ago
Old Tram Bridge set to be included in Preston’s Levelling Up Fund bid

The closed Old Tram Bridge Pic: Ashley Warren Preston Preston City Council is planning to apply to Round 2 of the Levelling Up Fund for investment in parks and active travel infrastructure to support a healthy, liveable and sustainably connected […]

1 month ago
Honouring the memory of Ashton nurse by taking on trio of challenges for Rosemere

Three women are set to honour the memory of someone very special to them by taking on a trio of fitness challenges for charity. Vanessa Thornley was a nurse for […]

1 month ago
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