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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.

Preston home care company says it’s Time for a Cuppa to raise funds for Dementia UK

Coffee and cakes at the new Harris cafe Pic:HarrisMuseum A Preston home care company is organising an event to raise funds for charity. Home Instead Preston will be taking part in Time for a Cuppa in aid of Dementia […]

2 months ago
Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

2 months ago
Let’s Grow Preston’s Spring Fair to take place this weekend at Ashton Park

Let's Grow Preston's Ashton Walled Garden The Let’s Grow Preston Spring Fair is taking place this Saturday (30 April). Let’s Grow Preston is an environmental charity that runs two community gardens. It offers volunteer opportunities within horticulture […]

2 months ago
Almost 400 cannabis plants recovered by police after drugs raid in Ashton-on-Ribble

Acting on community intelligence, the Preston Neighbourhood Team Policing Team attended two addresses in Ashton-on-Ribble and located a cannabis cultivation. The properties were linked together by a hole smashed through […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Old Tram Bridge set to be included in Preston’s Levelling Up Fund bid

The closed Old Tram Bridge Pic: Ashley Warren Preston Preston City Council is planning to apply to Round 2 of the Levelling Up Fund for investment in parks and active travel infrastructure to support a healthy, liveable and sustainably connected […]

3 months ago
Honouring the memory of Ashton nurse by taking on trio of challenges for Rosemere

Three women are set to honour the memory of someone very special to them by taking on a trio of fitness challenges for charity. Vanessa Thornley was a nurse for […]

3 months ago
Volunteers adopt stretch of Lancaster Canal at Haslam Park

A sunny day on the Lancaster Canal at Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Intact has recently adopted a stretch of the Lancaster Canal towpath from Bridge 15 at Haslam Park to Bridge 17 at Preston Sports Arena. They will be working with the […]

3 months ago
Edmund Robert Harris, Preston’s enigma, benefactor and philanthropist

Edmund Robert Harris Pic: The Harris Perhaps the best known Prestonian is Edmund Robert Harris. He was born in 1804 and died in 1877, a wealthy man who bequeathed his massive fortune to the town. Edmund […]

3 months ago
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