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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.

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 […]

8 years ago
Plaque unveiled to celebrate the Guild Wheel

A plaque to celebrate the Preston Guild Wheel cycle route was unveiled today. One of the designers of the Wheel route, Peter Ward, was joined by Preston City Council leader […]

8 years ago
Police re-issue CCTV image in connection with Ashton sex assault

Image of a man issued by Lancashire Police in connection to a sexual assault Police in Preston after still trying to trace a man in connection with a sexual assault in January. A 36-year-old woman was assaulted at an address on Pechell Street and […]

8 years ago
Top things to do in and around Preston: Covering Wed 2 October to Tue 8 October

The Deltic will be getting a run out on the RIbble Steam Railway Time for our weekly look at some top things to do in and around Preston for the week ahead. We’re publishing this on a Wednesday lunchtime so it previews the […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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, […]

8 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 […]

8 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 […]

8 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 […]

8 years ago
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