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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.

Mayor of Preston pays tribute to former councillor Mark Yates, who died on Thursday

Mark Yates Pic: Preston City Council Mayor of Preston, Councillor David Borrow, has paid tribute to former City Councillor Mark Yates, who passed away on Thursday 18 February. A passionate trade unionist, Mr Yates was a […]

2 weeks ago
New group helping single Prestonians to connect

L-R: Group leaders Vicki Harris and Ste Walker A new group is helping single Prestonians to connect. Single Friends United was launched on Facebook in November by Ste Walker, who saw a need to address social isolation among […]

3 weeks ago
Police want to trace Bentley stolen from Ashton-on-Ribble

Police are trying to reunite this car with its owner Pic: Lancashire TacOps Police want to trace a car stolen from Ashton-on-Ribble for a second time. The green Bentley Continental GT failed to stop for Lancashire Police’s Tactial Ops team on Saturday (13 […]

3 weeks ago
Starbucks opening at Preston Docks for drive-thru coffee on Friday

A new Starbucks drive-thru will be opening on Friday (12 February) – in time for Valentine’s Day! Opening on Mariners Way, in the Morrisons car park, the new coffee store […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s Here For Humanity launch free kids hamper to help with home-school hunger

Here For Humanity CIC are launching a free kids hamper campaign in partnership with charities Fareshare and Local Giving. This is to give people in the community extra food whilst […]

1 month ago
New videos explore the history of former Tulketh Hall site in Ashton-on-Ribble

A painting of the former Tulketh Hall Passionate campaigners are determined not to see the demise of much-loved former Star Youth Centre, Ashton, which had been put up for sale by Lancashire County Council. The group Friends of Tulketh […]

2 months ago
Police’s Covid rule breaker quiz after ‘blatant and deliberate breaches’ in Preston

Claims were recently made that people in Avenham Park were not following social distancing Pic: Lauren Melling Lancashire Police have been playing Guess the Covid-19 Lockdown Breach after dealing with a series of ‘blatant and deliberate’ violations. A post on the Lancashire Police Facebook page said: “Here’s […]

2 months ago
Former Baffito’s restaurant at Preston Docks care home plans approved

Baffito's front Pic: Tony Worrall Plans have been approved for the former Baffito’s restaurant to become a care home. However, it has been approved as long as it meets conditions such as: a time limit […]

2 months ago
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