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’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 […]

6 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 […]

6 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 […]

6 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 […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Spring Fair comes to walled garden in Ashton Park

The walled garden in Ashton Park A spring fair will be welcoming visitors in April for a day of events, shopping and volunteering opportunities. The Spring Fair held by Let’s Grow Preston will take place on […]

6 months ago
Space Centre in Ashton-on-Ribble holding free adult learning art courses

The Space Centre in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Paul Melling Two adult learning art courses are starting up in Preston next month. Both courses will be taking place at The Space Centre on Ashton-on-Ribble, starting on Thursday, 3 March. Course […]

6 months ago
Arrests made after electrical items stolen in Ashton-on-Ribble

A police van of Lancashire Constabulary Pic: Call The Cops 999 Tac Ops officers from Lancashire Police have made several arrests after stopping vehicles linked with crimes across the county. During the day, officers stopped a suspected stolen vehicle sought in […]

6 months ago
Preston man with links to Ribbleton, Lea, Ashton and city centre wanted on recall to prison

John McKenzie Police are appealing for help to find a Preston man wanted on recall to prison. John McKenzie, 27, has links to Ribbleton, Lea, Ashton-on-Ribble and the city centre. He is […]

6 months ago
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