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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.

Meet Preston’s councillors: Julie Buttle representing Lea

Here’s our latest look at getting to know Preston’s councillors: Name? Julie Buttle Age? 47 Which ward do you represent? Lea Ward How long have you represented the ward? 6 […]

8 years ago
Rescue teams search for man in the River Ribble

Rescue services have spent the evening trying to locate a man who got into difficulties on the River Ribble. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said they were called to a […]

8 years ago
Two new homes planned for Tulketh playground

A little-used play area in Tulketh could be turned into new homes. Documents submitted to the city council by Mellor Architects show the current space on Heatherfield Place would be […]

8 years ago
Pictured: Travellers park their caravans on Ashton Park

A view of the caravans parked up on Ashton Park A group of travellers have arrived on Ashton Park. Preston City Council have started eviction procedures after the caravans arrived on Thursday. Paul Melling snapped this photo of the caravans […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fire crews tackle blaze at Umberto’s takeaway in Ashton

Fire crews have dealt with a fire at a Preston takeaway. Umberto’s on Watery Lane caught fire at 1.29pm on Friday, with lunchtime punters having to be evacuated across the […]

8 years ago
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