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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.

HMS Charger returns to Preston Dock

HMS Charger at Preston Dock when it visited in November The Royal Navy’s patrol vessel HMS Charger made a return to Preston docks on Saturday. The ship, which was adopted by Preston during the Guild celebrations returned to the City […]

6 years ago
Fire crews attend blaze at business building in Ashton

Two fire engines attended a fire at a business in Ashton. The fire, at a building near to the Trax BMX track on Wallend Road, started at 12.53am on Sunday. […]

6 years ago
Preston man jailed for firearms possession and Avenham sexual assault

Lancashire Police described the sexual assault carried out by Taylor as "horrific" A Preston man has been jailed for eight and a half years for firearms offences and a sexual assault in Avenham. Samuel Taylor, 29, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court […]

6 years ago
Lea motorists offered the chance to protect their motorbikes and cars by police

Motorcyclists and cyclists in Lea are being urged to get their bikes coded with special screws to deter thieves. Officers from Lancashire Police will be at Homebase on Preston Docks […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement A Taste of Autumn on Nation Apple Day in Ashton Park

Abundance Preston is helping to stop the waste and make good the use of unpicked fruit across Preston. On National Apple Day Sunday 20th October there will be an opportunity […]

6 years ago
Online Preston business Dollz up for start-up business award

Dollz founder Samantha Mercer An online make-up business in Preston has been ranked as one of the top 10 start-ups of the year. Dollz, started by Lea-based Samantha Mercer and her partner Jonny, acts […]

6 years ago
Police appeal for information after van stolen in Lea

Police in Preston are appealing for information after a van was stolen in Lea. The Ford Transit van was reported stolen from opposite the Pig and Whistle pub on Blackpool […]

6 years ago
Takeaway Review: Taste test for Tang Restaurant

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a popular draw for young students thousands of miles away in China. The university must have one of the largest Chinese student populations […]

6 years ago
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