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.

Preston Docks workshop units have space become available

The Riversway units currently have units to let Pic: Preston City Council Councillor Martyn Rawlinson said the workshops are an affordable business premises and it's rare they are available.

2 months ago
Preston ‘part-time witch’ appears on new Rylan Clark show Sex Rated

Gideon Allen on Sex Rated Preston’s ‘part-time witch’ has appeared on new Channel 4 show Sex Rated. Gideon Allen was a guest on the show, hosted by Rylan Clark and sex educator Ruby Rare, which […]

2 months ago
St Bernard’s Hub in Larches brought back into use

The St Bernard's Hub has been constantly targeted and damaged Pic: Preston Police The former community space in Elswick Road had become a hot spot for anti-social behaviour and criminal damage.

2 months ago
Preston Western Distributor speed limit confirmed to remain at 50mph

The speed limit on the new Preston Western Distributor Road will remain at 50mph after faster options were deemed too dangerous. Lancashire County Council’s cabinet has decided to make the […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man charged after Cottam burglary

Police were called to Cottam during Thursday morning Pic: Google A Preston man has been charged following a burglary in Cottam. Luke Jenkinson, 28, of Birkdale Drive, Lea, was arrested yesterday (Thursday 21 September) and questioned on suspicion of a […]

2 months ago
Preston and South Ribble roundabouts at Docks and London Way set for repairs

The roundabout at Chain Caul Way is listed for road repairs Pic: Google Three roundabouts across Preston and South Ribble look set for a revamp as part of two dozen roundabouts across the county being repainted and repaired. In Preston the roundabout at […]

2 months ago
Major Preston junction between Docks, Penwortham and city centre re-opens after crash

A second crash in four days means the Guild Way is affected between Preston and Penwortham

2 months ago
Preston couple grow ‘first crop of Docks tomatoes’

Ste Whiley with his tomato plant A Preston couple have grown what could be the first crop of tomatoes originating from the Docks. The story began in December 2022 when Victoria and Ste Whiley were out […]

2 months ago
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