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.

Community Gateway Association’s pop-up school uniform points help more than 200 Preston children

Smart Uniform in Preston making a donation to Community Gateway's efforts The pop-up uniform donation points proved essential in the run up to the new school year starting - handing out more than 800 items of free school uniform clothing and equipment.

4 weeks ago
Local housing plan deadline must be hit to avoid building free-for-all

New homes on Hoyles Lane The race is on for Preston, South Ribble and Chorley councils to complete years of work that will determine where and how many new houses are built in each area […]

1 month ago
Search underway for Preston woman last seen over a month ago

Theresa Fitzpatrick Pic: Preston Police Police are searching for a missing woman from Preston who has not been seen for over a month. Theresa Fitzpatrick, 37, was last seen on Fylde Road in Ashton-on-Ribble on […]

1 month ago
Ashton Park Sports Hub plan could be rethought after pressure from local community

The proposed sports hub at Ashton Park The councillor overseeing controversial plans for a radical revamp of Preston’s Ashton Park says he has not ruled out a rethink of the project. It comes after locals accused Preston […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Wrong Preston road sign in place for years on Strand Road

The Strand Road sign that should read West Strand Pic: Blog Preston The road sign has been wrong for many years until a Blog Preston reader got in touch to point out the mistake.

1 month ago
Two men arrested after overnight raid in Preston

Blue light from a police car Pic: South Ribble Police Two men have been arrested after an overnight break-in at an address in Preston. Police were called to a commercial property on Aqueduct Street at around 2am this morning (October […]

1 month ago
Ashton Park sports hub ‘would increase pitch usage’ claims football coach

The plans for the Ashton Park sports hub A new campaign group has been set up which says it supports the controversial proposals for Ashton Park which include a new sports hub and football pitches.

2 months ago
Preston influencer and beautician named young entrepreneur of the year

Imogen Southwood with her award at the EVAs 23-year-old Imogen Southwood scooped the award at the EVAs as her beauty and lash technician brand continues to grow.

2 months ago
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