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Preston wants a Ben Ashworth Way – let’s make it happen

Friends of inspirational Preston runner Ben Ashworth are calling for a permanent memorial to him – by a section of the Guild Wheel being named after him. Graham Dixon, who […]

2 years ago
‘A man of positivity’: Tributes pour in for Ben Ashworth

Ben and his wife Louise before the Santa Dash Ben and his wife Louise before the Santa Dash they organised in Avenham Park It’s the kind of news on a Sunday afternoon that makes you swallow very hard and […]

2 years ago
Ben Ashworth has died after bowel cancer battle

Ben Ashworth with his Berlin Marathon medal Ben Ashworth with his Berlin Marathon medal An inspirational marathon runner from Preston has died after a long fight with bowel cancer. Ben Ashworth, from Broadgate, has passed away aged […]

2 years ago
Here’s who are Preston’s sporting heroes for 2017

Steve Heaps, Dr Adrian Ibbetson, Head of School – Sport and Wellbeing, Ben Ashworth Nicola White MBE, Stephanie Slater MBE, Peter Mason BEM (Preston Sports Forum), The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Preston Councillor John Collins and Mayoress Mrs Mary Brade, Steve Daley, Janet […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ben Ashworth receives special recognition for cancer battle

Ben Ashworth and his wife Louise Ben Ashworth and his wife Louise Preston has paid tribute to one of its sporting, and most inspirational, greats – Ben Ashworth. It’s nearly exactly five years since Ben was […]

3 years ago
In pictures: Ben Ashworth and bum pants runners take over Avenham Park

Ben and his wife Louise before the Santa Dash More than 120 runners took to Avenham Park and showed more than a bit of leg. The park was taken over for Ben Ashworth’s third Cheeky Santa Dash. Ashworth, who […]

3 years ago
Bums out! Ben Ashworth’s Cheeky Santa Dash is back

Bottoms out, pert and ready for the third annual cheeky Santa Dash. Hundreds of runners are expected to turn out to support Preston’s Ben Ashworth. Ben, who has run many […]

3 years ago
Ben Ashworth given Hero Dad award on Good Morning Britain

Ben gets his surprise live on national TV An inspirational Preston dad was beaming from the TV screen while the city munched on their cornflakes. Ben Ashworth was given a surprise birthday party live on Good Morning Britain […]

3 years ago
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