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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.

Preston Docks Swing Bridge to close for maintenance works

The Swing Bridge at Preston Docks will close next week for three days for maintenance works. The bridge will close from 9am on Wednesday 23 March to 3pm on Friday […]

5 months ago
Victorian Preston and the church building boom

Former Moor Park Methodist Church Pic: Anthony Parkes Many of the best buildings in Preston are churches. There was a great religious revival in the 19th century. As a result, many Churches of all denominations were built in Preston. […]

5 months ago
Four musical events across Preston to raise money for Ukraine

Peta Allingham has successfully organised musical events across Preston in different venues to raise money for those fleeing conflict in Ukraine. The events will take place between this evening (Friday […]

5 months ago
Six-year-old Ashton-on-Ribble boy making ribbons to raise funds for those in Ukraine

A six-year-old boy from Ashton-on-Ribble has been helping his mum to make blue and yellow ribbons. In January, Jonathan Brindle-Wright made a new year’s resolution with his mum Adele Brindle. […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

5 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 […]

5 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 […]

6 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, […]

6 months ago
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