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.

Review: Where to find the tangiest Chinese food in Preston

Clockwise: noodles and beansprouts, chicken and sweetcorn soup, salt and pepper chicken and soft shell crab This week my companion and I decided to try a meal at Tang restaurant on Fylde Road in Ashton, as part of a series of the best and worst rated […]

2 weeks ago
Water sports centre being built as part of Ribby Hall Village development

A new lake is being created at Ribby Hall Village A holiday resort on the edge of Preston has been granted permission to expand further. Ribby Hall Village is investing £7million in the Reeds Bay development. A 22-acre site will […]

2 weeks ago
Dig In gardening project welcomes the Duke of Kent to see their work with veterans

A veterans project in Ashton welcomed a royal visitor to see the work they are doing with ex-servicemen and women in the community. The Duke of Kent HRH Prince Edward […]

2 weeks ago
Man wanted in connection with Ashton burglaries

Police are asking for help to track down Aiden Craigie, who is wanted on warrant. Craigie, 19, also known as Carter, failed to attend Preston Crown Court on May 17 […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Honest Jon bringing New York style pizza to Lane Ends

Honest Jon is in Blackpool Road at Lane Ends A new pizza shop is now open in Blackpool Road. Honest Jon was opened at Lane Ends in late May by owner Kevin Procter. Kevin, who has previously run two […]

2 weeks ago
Vegan super-mum breaks 10k buggy run world record at Preston event

Jo with Arthur on her world record buggy run A Lancashire mum is a world record holder after achieving the fastest-ever time for a female pushing a single buggy over 10k. Jo Armitage, who lives in Brinscall, completed the Wesham […]

3 weeks ago
Teenage boy arrested in Haslam Park after large knife found

The knife found by police Pic: Preston Police Police have arrested a teenager who was carrying a knife in a city park. The 15-year-old boy has spent the night in the cells after being found with a ‘very […]

3 weeks ago
Martial arts movie star drops into Preston dojo

Mark Strange at the dojo in Fylde Road Pic: Nippon UK A Preston martial arts dojo was recently visited by a Preston-based star of the kung fu screen. Mark Strange, currently starring in Redcon-1, dropped into the Nippon UK dojo in […]

3 weeks ago
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