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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.

Woodplumpton Road shut due to overturned car

The scene in Woodplumpton Road Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police have shut a road on the border of Fulwood and Ingol due to a crash. A driver has flipped their car and hit a lamppost in Woodplumpton Road. The […]

2 months ago
Police warning after spate of car thefts across Preston and South Ribble

Police are reminding residents in Preston and South Ribble to secure their property after nine vehicles in Lostock Hall and Walton-le-Dale and four in Penwortham were broken into overnight (April […]

2 months ago
Creating green spaces and saving lives – how this Preston charity is growing its impact

One of Let's Grow Preston's gardens A Preston charity that encourages a community of green spaces is growing its impact across the city. Established around eight years ago, Let’s Grow Preston aims to create and support […]

2 months ago
Neighbours fury over giant advertising sign in Blackpool Road which keeps them awake

The billboard on the side of the cafe in Blackpool Road Pic: Tony Worrall Neighbours living near a giant illuminated advertising hoarding say they are losing sleep due to the light it gives off. The bill board was installed on the side of the […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Easter Eggs donated to Preston Foodbank by kind hearted workers

Deborah from Electricity North West's Preston depot with the donated goods and Easter Eggs Many families in Preston will wake up on Easter Sunday without the mountain of chocolate that many expect this weekend. One Preston business has been working to help those families […]

2 months ago
Lytham Road closure to continue as bridge works hit by further delay

Closure signs have been amended with a May closure date Pic: Blog Preston Lytham Road will remain closed until May after further delays to the maintenance work. Network Rail closed the road at the end of February to carry out essential repairs to […]

2 months ago
Preston West Distributor road scheme given the green light

Route of the Preston Western Distributor A huge new road scheme which will link the West of Preston to the M55 has been given the go-ahead. Work to the Preston West Distributor Scheme is set to […]

2 months ago
Pump rage: Drivers told to fill up and park up at Preston Docks petrol station

Morrisons petrol station at the Docks Pic: Ashton and Riversway PACT Drivers are being advised to move their cars to parking bays after filling up at Morrisons petrol station on the Docks. While there are no official notices or directions, the […]

2 months ago
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