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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.

Body found in search for man missing from Plungington

Bogdan Timofte Preston Police have found a body in the search for a man missing from Plungington. Officers had earlier appealed for help to find Bogdan Timofte. They had been seen searching […]

4 months ago
Ashton Bowling Club to hold concert in aid of Ukraine

A Prestonian is hoping to host a fundraising event similar to a successful one they put together in 2005. Peta Allingham organised an event of 23 acts in six different […]

4 months ago
Three men with Preston links named in Lancashire’s most wanted

Lancashire Police have issued a new appeal to trace a number of most wanted criminals. The men are amongst six of the most wanted criminals in Lancashire and are being […]

4 months ago
Two men jailed for drugs offences in Preston

Two people have been jailed for more than 12 years after being charged in relation to a major investigation of production and supply of drugs. An address on Water Lane, […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s Caritas Care rated outstanding in latest Ofsted report

Caritas Care have been rated outstanding for their past three Ofsted inspections in 2014, 2017 and 2022. Caritas Care find families for children. There is a priority group of children […]

4 months ago
Fire service attend chemical fire at Preston Docks

Fire engine Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service At 4.06pm on Monday 28 February, four fire engines attended a commercial building fire on Chain Caul Way, Ashton-on-Ribble. When crews arrived from Preston, Fulwood, and Penwortham, they found the […]

4 months ago
Cottam, Lea and Ribchester roadworks to affect Preston Bus services

A number of bus services will charge passengers more Pic: Mike McNiven A number of roadworks are taking place in the coming weeks which will have an impact on the bus service. Roadworks and bus stop closures will have an effect on […]

4 months ago
The Green Frog sad to say goodbye to much-loved staff member who was a ‘dream worker’

The Green Frog on Mariners Way in Preston is sad to be losing a much-loved staff member who has worked there for 18 years. Jess Smith took to the takeaway […]

4 months ago
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