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Tulketh

News and information about the area of Tulketh. The area is part of a wider region in the West of the city known as Ashton-on-Ribble. It includes Tulketh Mill now converted into offices but previously part of Preston’s industrial heritage.

Remembering when Preston used to have its own bank

Henry Newsham Pedder picked up the balance sheet when Edward Pedder died, and found things did not add up Pic: Preston Digital Archive With news on Preston City Council considering funding a community bank we take a look back at when Preston had its own bank. Pedder’s was a household name in Georgian […]

3 weeks ago
How Preston wants to be the centre of a new North West-based community bank

The former RBS bank in Fulwood stands empty Pic: Blog Preston With the continued spotlight on The Preston Model, the city council is preparing to invest £1million – in setting up a bank. Council leader councillor Matthew Brown says the city […]

3 weeks ago
Fire crews cutting driver from car in Ashton-on-Ribble

The scene in Woodplumpton Road Pic: Georgia Speariett A busy road in Ashton-on-Ribble has been closed off by emergency services. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service could be seen cutting someone from their car. Two cars are understood to […]

4 weeks ago
Families band together to save children’s services at Ashton’s Star Youth Centre

Ashton mums are banding together to save family and wellbeing services at The Star youth club. The club is one of 17 in Lancashire which faces uncertainty following Lancashire County […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Waitrose delivery van becomes stuck under Lytham Road rail bridge

The delivery van stuck under Lytham Road bridge Pic: addamstimmble Waitrose home deliveries were delayed during Saturday in Preston. A delivery van misjudged the height of the railway bridge at Lytham Road on the Ashton-on-Ribble/Fulwood border. Preston Police attended and […]

1 month ago
Motorcyclist remains in hospital after Ashton-on-Ribble collision

The collision happened on Roebuck Street An appeal has been launched by police after a motorcyclist was hurt on Sunday (10 February) night. Preston Police were called on 8.36pm to reports of a collision involving a […]

1 month ago
Police appeal to trace driver after woman injured in Lane Ends hit and run

Lane Ends junction Pic: Google A woman was treated after a suspected hit and run in Preston during Saturday lunchtime. Preston Police were called to Blackpool Road near the Lane Ends pub around 12noon on […]

1 month ago
Storm Erik causes fallen trees across Preston

Fallen tree in Brook Street Pic: Natalie Close Fallen trees are being dealt with across Preston in the wake of Storm Erik. Guests of up to 60mph ratted roof tiles across the city from the early hours of […]

1 month ago
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