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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.

Watch as Porsche showroom takes shape at Preston Docks

An overhead view of the new development in Watery Lane An overhead view of the new development in Watery Lane New footage shows how a new car showroom is progressing at Preston Docks. Bowker Group is building a 43,000 square […]

1 month ago
Police continue search for missing Larches man

Dave Tipping Dave Tipping A man with a Preston North End tattoo has gone missing. David Tipping was reported missing from the Larches area. The 38-year-old was last seen on Wednesday 28 […]

1 month ago
Drivers warned to allow extra time after Lea Gate collision

Motorists are warned to allow extra time or use an alternative route travelling between Preston and Kirkham this evening. A motorcyclist and Range Rover have collided with the motorcyclist suffering […]

1 month ago
Good Samaritan saves woman after Preston tanning shop attack

Dial Emma's was targeted by two men Pic: Google Dial Emma’s was targeted by two men Pic: Google A woman was hit in the stomach with a metal pole during an attempted robbery in Ashton-on-Ribble. Preston Police were called […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lytham Road to be shut for railway bridge works

Lytham Road will see closures and diversions Pic: Google Lytham Road will see closures and diversions Pic: Google A key cut-through route in Fulwood is to be shut for nearly a month next year. Lytham Road where it goes […]

1 month ago
Family pay tribute to ‘adventurous, fun loving man’ whose body was found in the River Ribble

A picture of John Culshaw on a hike The family of a man whose body was found in the River Ribble described him as an “outgoing, active, adventurous, fun loving man […]

1 month ago
Ashton man who smothered his mother to death is jailed

John Stephen Green has been jailed for the murder of his 88-year-old mother John Stephen Green has been jailed for the murder of his 88-year-old mother A man who suffocated his mother to death at her Ashton-on-Ribble home has been jailed. John Stephen […]

1 month ago
Spot yourself at Preston Santa Dash 2018 on the Docks

A pair of Santas pose for a picture on the run Hundreds of runners made their way round Preston Docks in the winter sunshine to raise thousands for charity. This […]

1 month ago
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