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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 community group offering spaces on The J-J Effect’s anti-knife crime workshop

Byron Highton and Eve Cross Ashton community group Here for Humanity is offering free spaces on an anti-knife crime workshop run by The J-J Effect. Here for Humanity won the workshop, which has been funded […]

13 hours ago
Preston firefighter’s 24-hour row to raise money for children’s charity

Greg in the Invictus Games A man from Fishergate Hill is completing a 24-hour row to raise £250 for children’s charity Rainbow Trust. Firefighter Greg Dunnings, 29, was inspired to complete the fundraiser after seeing […]

2 days ago
The Preston charities helping prevent fly-tipping

Fly tipping sign Prestonians are being reminded to recycle their waste where possible, but one in eight people across the UK (13 per cent) admit to illegally fly-tipping unwanted items, according to a […]

2 days ago
Ashton bridge painted in rainbow colours in tribute to brave keyworkers

The bridge almost finished Pic: Donna Clifford A bridge in Ashton-on-Ribble has been painted in rainbow colours as a tribute to the keyworkers who have kept Preston running during the Covid-19 pandemic. Bridge 10 on the Lancaster […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Armed police called to Ashton as air rifles seized from car

Police seized the riles the boot of the car Armed police have been called to Ashton-on-Ribble after three guns, believed to be air rifles, were seized from a car. The black car had been travelling down Shelley Road at […]

1 week ago
Ashton man dresses up to deliver homemade meals to Preston’s frontline workers

Chris delivering to Preston Police An Ashton man has dressed up in his partner’s dress to deliver homemade meals to Preston’s frontline workers. Chris Murray is the founder of Preston Here for Humanity, a non-profit […]

1 week ago
Play areas in Preston’s parks to reopen as lockdown restrictions ease

How part of the new Grange Park play area looks Play areas in many of Preston’s parks will start to reopen from today (Saturday 4 July) as the government continues to ease lockdown restrictions. Avenham Park, Moor Park, Ashton Park […]

1 month ago
Here’s a list of the Preston pubs and restaurants opening their doors this week

A beer being poured Pic: Anestiev As lockdown restrictions ease, Preston’s hospitality sector is gearing up to reopen. Many pubs and restaurants will be opening their doors on July 4 but if you are planning a […]

1 month ago
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