News and information about the Larches area of Preston, Lancashire. Part of Ashton-on-Ribble the Larches estate is one of the largest in the city.

Police given additional powers across Larches, Lea and Ashton-on-Ribble on Halloween night

The Section 60 order, granted by an Inspector, runs until 2am on Wednesday and gives police the ability to stop and search anyone without needing reasonable grounds.

4 weeks ago
Local housing plan deadline must be hit to avoid building free-for-all

New homes on Hoyles Lane The race is on for Preston, South Ribble and Chorley councils to complete years of work that will determine where and how many new houses are built in each area […]

1 month ago
St Bernard’s Hub in Larches brought back into use

The St Bernard's Hub has been constantly targeted and damaged Pic: Preston Police The former community space in Elswick Road had become a hot spot for anti-social behaviour and criminal damage.

2 months ago
Ashton Park sports hub plans receive backing from junior football coach

A junior football team coach says that multi-million pound plans for new playing facilities in a Preston park are desperately needed – because children are regularly missing out on matches […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ashton Park campaign group rallies against sports hub plans

Members of the fight for Ashton Park group Pic: BBC LDRS Controversial proposals for a new sports hub in Ashton Park should be kicked into touch say a campaign group. Almost 400 people living in the vicinity of Ashton Park have […]

4 months ago
Preston Bus reducing number of buses on seven city routes during summer

Preston Bus has announced reductions to seven services during the summer holiday period. From Monday 24 July the bus firm is reducing the number of services on routes in Fulwood, […]

5 months ago
Next phase of Savick regeneration underway

Savick during construction Community Gateway Association (CGA) has completed the demolition of the empty shops and old-style maisonettes at Savick, ready for the development phase.   In 2017, CGA started developing the area around […]

6 months ago
Preston Mayor visits Royal Cross School to discuss importance of outdoor play and inclusion

Last month, the mayor of Preston visited the children, staff and governors of Royal Cross Primary School for Deaf children in Ashton-on-Ribble. The school, in Elswick Drive, has had an Ofsted […]

7 months ago
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