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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.

Popular motorbike shop in Preston closed for good

Bowker Harley-Davidson in Strand Road has closed its doors forever. The Bowker Motor Group has been impacted by the ongoing pandemic, meaning the Preston site had to be sold on. […]

2 months ago
Watch latest progress on Preston Western Distributor in frosty aerial scenes

Preston Western Distributor from above Pic: CJ Green New footage shows the progress being made on the Preston Western Distributor. A frosty landscape to the west of the city is shown from above in drone footage by CJ […]

2 months ago
A new future for former Baffito’s restaurant as care home plans set for approval

Former restaurant and bar Baffito’s, located at Preston Docks, is to become a care home. The plans, which are recommended for approval include a 64-bedroom residential care home. This is […]

2 months ago
Preston Marina cafe closing for takeaway through lockdown 3

The Beach Hut Cafe in Preston Docks during warmer days Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Marina has posted on Facebook that it is shutting it’s shop and takeaway food and drink service as a result of lockdown-3. The Beach Hut Cafe had continued to […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest Preston and South Ribble case numbers after Christmas mixing

Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus figures map. Most areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in coronavirus cases over the Christmas period. Areas such as Farington, Haslam Park and Preston City Centre have all […]

2 months ago
Lea Community Primary School won’t re-open as planned due to ‘rising infection rates’

Lea Community School in Greaves Town Lane Pic: Google A primary school in Lea has decided to delay re-opening after the Christmas break. Lea Community Primary School’s headteacher has written to all parents during Sunday (3 January) to explain […]

2 months ago
Your photos as Preston turns into a Winter Wonderland

Penwortham snow Pic: @janette__hall Snow has fallen over Preston and South Ribble, turning the area into a Winter Wonderland. As ever, our readers have been sharing their beautiful photos with us. We’ve posted many […]

2 months ago
Multiple traffic lights out in Plungington and Ashton

Aqueduct Street and Fylde Road junction Pic: Google Multiple sets of traffic lights are out in the Plungington and Ashton-on-Ribble areas. Motorists are reporting issues at the following junctions: Aqueduct Street and Plungington Road Aqueduct Street and Fylde […]

2 months ago
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