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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.

Guild Wheel plaque to be unveiled on Preston Docklands

Part of the Guild Wheel cycle route A plaque to celebrate the Guild Wheel cycle route will be unveiled this week. The route, which opened in 2012 to act as a lasting legacy of the Guild Year, […]

5 years ago
Fire crews attend car blaze at Lea garages

Fire crews at the garage fire in Lea. Pic by Jo Cook. Preston fire crews have put put a blazing car in Lea. A car in a block of garages on Nelson Crescent caught fire at 6.13pm on Saturday evening. The vehicle […]

5 years ago
Ribble Steam Railway scoops tourism award

Ribble steam railway volunteers Terri Hearty, Wilf Halliwell and Alan Middleton One of Preston’s museums has steamed its way to an excellence award. The Ribble Steam Railway and Museum on the Docklands has been highlighted by Visit England for its excellent […]

5 years ago
Serious Crash on Larches Lane

A serious road traffic accident occurred on Larches Lane in Preston this evening at 17.02. The collision involved the number 89 from Preston Bus which services the Larches Estate, a […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Weekend planned to explore Preston’s railway heritage

Railway enthusiasts and local history buffs will be offered a weekend to explore the history of Preston’s railways. The community heritage team at Lancashire County Council are offering the chance […]

5 years ago
Preston in the Picture: September desktop calendar

It might be a bit late but it’s still worth taking a look at. The monthly calendar shot takes in Tulketh Mill for September. Once a symbol of Preston’s industrial […]

5 years ago
Cyclist in hospital following Blackpool Road collision

A cyclist remains in hospital following what police describe as a “serious collision” in Lea. The cyclist, a 55-year-old woman, was involved in an incident with a Volkswagen car. She […]

5 years ago
Power cut causes chaos in Ashton-on-Ribble

Where Stocks Road meets Blackpool Road is a busy junction in Preston UPDATE – Power has been restored to the traffic lights at the Lane Ends junction thanks to a mobile generator. Power has been cut in parts of Ashton-on-Ribble. A local […]

5 years ago
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