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.

Ashton-on-Ribble restaurant targeted in burglary

Il Gusto d'Italia smashed door Pic: Blog Preston Two people are in police custody following a burglary at Il Gusto d’Italia in Preston. Money and bottles of alcohol were stolen during the crime and police were called to […]

2 weeks ago
Ashton-on-Ribble suspected arson triggers police appeal

Police have released a CCTV picture of two men they want to speak to Pic: Preston Police Police want to speak to two men after a suspected arson attempt in Ashton-on-Ribble. During the early hours of Tuesday 21 November a burning item was pushed through a letterbox […]

2 weeks ago
Santa’s grotto coming to Preston Fire Station

Preston Fire Station in Blackpool Road Pic: Google A Santa’s grotto event is coming to Preston Fire Station in December. Families are being invited to meet Santa on Saturday, December 16. As well as being able to meet […]

2 weeks ago
Santa Dash for St Catherine’s Hospice returning to Preston Docks

Preparing to race around the Docks for the Santa Dash Pic: St Catherine's Hospice Hundreds of Santa’s will make their way around Preston Docks for the annual city Santa Dash. Running to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice there’s almost 300 people already registered […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston couple Rowena and Kenneth Coulton celebrate Diamond wedding anniversary

Rowena and Kenneth brought friends and family together to raise funds for Rosemere Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation A Preston couple have marked their 75th wedding anniversary. More than 100 family members and friends packed into Lea club for Rowena and Kenneth Coulton’s Diamond anniversary celebration. The kind-hearted […]

3 weeks ago
Appeal to identify cyclist after ‘cowardly’ robbery committed against elderly Preston woman

Police are asking for help to identify the cyclist in this image from CCTV Police are asking for help to identify a cyclist after an elderly woman was robbed in Preston. The victim, who is aged in her 70s, was walking in Emmanuel Street […]

3 weeks ago
Repair workshop confirmed for car park of Riversway Morrisons

Morrisons at Riversway A vehicle repair workshop is set to open in the car park of a Preston supermarket after the venture was given the go-ahead by planning officials. Morrisons had applied for […]

3 weeks ago
Preston theatre company crowdfunding to provide free performances of domestic abuse drama

Lady In Red actor A Preston professional theatre company is crowdfunding for a new project to help combat domestic abuse. Certain Curtain Theatre Company specialises in original theatre exploring important social issues and operates […]

1 month ago
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