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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.

Bamber Bridge man wanted by police in connection with stalking investigation

Preston Police are searching for 24-year-old Aaron Whitney from Bamber Bridge in connection with a stalking and malicious communication investigation. He also uses the surname Whitby, is 5ft 8ins with […]

3 months ago
Appeal to find Bamber Bridge man wanted in connection with stalking investigation

Aaron Whitney, 22. Wanted by police for breaching licence conditions. Police are appealing for help to find a wanted Bamber Bridge man. Officers want to speak to 24-year-old Aaron Whitney in connection with a stalking and malicious communication investigation. Whitney, […]

3 months ago
Ashton residents concerned over ‘secret’ new owner of former Star Youth Centre

The Star Youth Centre in Ashton Pic: Tony Worrall Ashton-on-Ribble residents have raised concerns as the new owner of former Star Youth Centre remains a ‘secret’. The former youth club is on the site of what was once Tulketh […]

3 months ago
Ashton residents complain about ‘disgusting’ state of Lancaster Canal

Ashton-on-Ribble locals have taken to social media to complain about the state of the Lancaster Canal. Residents in Shelley Road, which backs on to the end of the canal near Aqueduct […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Docks Swing Bridge to close for maintenance works

The Swing Bridge at Preston Docks will close next week for three days for maintenance works. The bridge will close from 9am on Wednesday 23 March to 3pm on Friday […]

3 months ago
Victorian Preston and the church building boom

Former Moor Park Methodist Church Pic: Anthony Parkes Many of the best buildings in Preston are churches. There was a great religious revival in the 19th century. As a result, many Churches of all denominations were built in Preston. […]

4 months ago
Four musical events across Preston to raise money for Ukraine

Peta Allingham has successfully organised musical events across Preston in different venues to raise money for those fleeing conflict in Ukraine. The events will take place between this evening (Friday […]

4 months ago
Six-year-old Ashton-on-Ribble boy making ribbons to raise funds for those in Ukraine

A six-year-old boy from Ashton-on-Ribble has been helping his mum to make blue and yellow ribbons. In January, Jonathan Brindle-Wright made a new year’s resolution with his mum Adele Brindle. […]

4 months ago
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