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.

Police release photo believed to be missing man last seen in Ashton-on-Ribble

Who police believe to be Daniel Binkowski Emergency services have issued a photo of who they believe is missing man Daniel Binkowski after searching near the Lancaster Canal using a drone. Preston Police have obtained a photo […]

1 month ago
Police appeal to find missing man last seen in Ashton-on-Ribble

Daniel Binkowski Police have appealed to find a missing man with links to Blackburn, Accrington and Manchester. Daniel Binkowski was last seen on Cardigan Street, Ashton-on-Ribble, at around 8pm on 1 July, […]

1 month ago
Fire service tackles derelict building fire on Sidegreaves Lane

Sidgreaves Lane Pic: Google Fire crews and three fire engines last night attended a blaze in a building on Sidegreaves Lane. At 8.36pm on 12 July 2022, Lancashire Fire and Rescue engines from Preston […]

1 month ago
Police growing ‘increasingly worried’ for missing 19-year-old Preston woman

Update: Preston Police have reported that they found Melanie Harvey safe and well this afternoon (4 July) and thanked everyone who helped with the appeal. Police have become ‘increasingly worried’ […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ashton’s derelict China House set to be demolished

China House is in a poor state for repair A planning application has been submitted for the demolition of China House at 288 Aqueduct Street in Ashton-on-Ribble. The building – previously the Lime Kiln pub – is currently unoccupied […]

2 months ago
Lea man arrested on suspicion of fuel theft after Range Rover boxed in by police

Officers boxed the Range Rover in Pic: Preston Police A Lea man has been arrested by police investigating a number of fuel thefts from filling stations. Officers have been investigating after more than £1,000 of fuel was stolen from […]

2 months ago
Children’s theatre group Kidz 4 Kidz complete sponsored walk at Preston Docks

A local theatre group last Saturday completed a sponsored walk at Preston Docks to raise funds for a 6-year-old boy with a neuromuscular disorder. On Saturday, 11 June, from 11am […]

2 months ago
Broadgate CYCLOPS junction approved

Lancashire County Council has approved a new junction between Preston and Penwortham designed to make life easier and safer for pedestrians and cyclists. The CYCLOPS junction features an orbital track […]

2 months ago
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