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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.

Vandalism happening ‘every other day’ at military charity based in Ashton Park

Some of the vandalism at Dig In North West Pic: Dig In North West/Facebook A Preston charity says it is experiencing vandalism at its premises “every other day”. Dig In North West, which provides peer-to-peer support for the military community, is based in the […]

2 months ago
New Lane Ends gelato shop offers 12 scoop dish named after the area

The Lane Ends Bonanza Pic: Brown Sugar/Facebook A new gelato shop in Lane Ends has created a dish named after the area. The Lane Ends Bonanza sundae includes 12 scoops of gelato and six toppings. According to […]

2 months ago
Preston Bus says it is not cancelling the 88 service

Preston Bus is making timetable changes to a number of services Pic: Ian Simpson A service linking Fulwood, Lea and Larches is not being scrapped according to Preston Bus. Timetable changes are due for the Service 88 along with a number of other services […]

2 months ago
Fish deaths at Lea ponds due to drastic weekend weather

The weekend’s dramatic weather has had a deadly effect on fish in the Barley Pit near Lea. The Environment Agency is looking at ways to protect the species after dozens […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police reopen Preston Docks junction which was closed due to flooding

Drivers are being turned round on Riversway Heavy and persistent rain in Preston forced the temporary closure of a junction at Preston Docks. Where Pedders Lane crosses the A583 was closed off by Preston Police due to […]

2 months ago
Car fire tackled by firefighters near Ashton Park

Fire crew tackling the flames near Ashton Park Pic: Steven Hartley Firefighters put a fire in a car near Ashton Park during Friday evening. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent one crew from Penwortham around 8pm on Friday (26 July). The […]

2 months ago
Former Lloyds Bank at Lane Ends set to become new eatery

The old Lloyds Bank in Blackpool Road A new eatery could be coming to Lane Ends. The property previously occupied by Lloyds Bank has been taken on by developer David Lee. Planning permission has been granted to […]

2 months ago
Docks to Disney walk sees hundreds take part at Preston Docks

Paula Barrow, right, with daughter Eve and friend and former Ashton Community Science College colleague Lavinia Hundreds of people took a big step towards raising money for a Preston cancer foundation. Preston boxer Scott Fitzgerald joined Preston’s Mayor councillor David Burrow in the Docks to Disney […]

2 months ago
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