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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.

Diversion on the Guild Wheel will allow it to remain open during construction of the Preston West Distributor road

A short diversion to the Guild Wheel route on the west side of Preston will be put in place from Monday (6 January). This change will keep the popular cycling […]

2 months ago
Luxury £4.6m homes scheme to be built by the canal in Lea

A £4.6m luxury homes scheme has been launched by the canal in Lea. Edgewater Oaks is a gated community of five-bedroom, fully furnished properties by developer 10Acia, on Lea Road. […]

2 months ago
Preston Labour Group to oppose any further academy schools in the city

Ashton Community Science College Pic: Google Preston City Council’s Labour Group will oppose any further moves to turn the city’s schools into academies. The councillors claim there is little evidence that academy status offers pupils a […]

2 months ago
Meet the Preston women hoping to represent England at the Walking Football World Cup

Four ladies from Preston are hoping to represent England in the first ever Women’s Walking Football World Cup. Anne-Marie Craven, Nicola Rutherford, Alison Hitchen and Louise Cafferky all made debuts […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council leaders accused of ignoring pleas about Preston’s perilous pavements

Lancashire County Council has been accused of ignoring safety fears over two narrow pavements in Preston. Concerns have been raised over the footpaths at Broughton roundabout (A6/M55) and at the […]

2 months ago
General election 2019 results for Fylde

Ballot Box Fylde has elected its new MP and it is Mark Menzies. Conservatives hold the seat and have a majority of 16,661 votes compared to 11,805 at the 2017 general election. Menzies has been […]

2 months ago
New jobs to be created as former Alstom factory is taken on by stone firm

Alstom was based in Strand Road near the Docks Pic: Paul Melling The former Alstom factory in Strand Road is set to be full of life once more. Lancashire-based stone work surface fabrication company Granite House is expanding its operations to the […]

2 months ago
Preston woman expands successful online business with children’s boutique in Lane Ends

Melissa behind the counter at the boutique An Ashton woman has expanded her successful online business with a new childrenswear boutique in Lane Ends. Melissa Hall started Melissa Louise Children’s Boutique online two-and-a-half years ago. Now she […]

2 months ago
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