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Memorial service celebrates life of Ben Ashworth

A memorial to Ben at the Cathedral A memorial to Ben at the Cathedral Ben Ashworth would of been ‘giddy’ looking around a cathedral packed to the rafters in memory of him and his staggering achievements. A […]

4 years ago
‘I keep thinking what would Ben say?’ Ben Ashworth’s wife responds to thousands of tributes

Ben Ashworth and his wife Louise Ben Ashworth and his wife Louise The wife of inspirational marathon running cancer campaigning Ben Ashworth has spoken for the first time about his death. Louise Ashworth, 34, was at […]

4 years ago
A chance for everyone to celebrate Ben Ashworth’s life

Ben Ashworth at one of the Cheeky Santa Dashes Ben Ashworth at one of the Cheeky Santa Dashes Prestonians and well-wishers are being invited to pay their tributes to inspirational Ben Ashworth. The 38-year-old passed away on Sunday (2 […]

4 years ago
Ben Ashworth made a ‘Friend of the City’ of Preston

The certificate presented to Ben Ashworth by the city council Ben Ashworth and his wife Louise In the last 24-hours of his life an inspirational Prestonian received special recognition from the city. A special honour of Friend of the City […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

4 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 […]

4 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 […]

4 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 […]

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