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July 2013

ASHBURTON EXPANDS PROPERTY PORTFOLIO, ACQUIRES THE PAGE CLAIMS NEXT TO ALBANY GRAPHITE DEPOSIT, ONTARIO

ASHBURTON EXPANDS PROPERTY PORTFOLIO, ACQUIRES THE PAGE CLAIMS NEXT TO ALBANY GRAPHITE DEPOSIT, ONTARIO 150 150 Progressive Planet Inc.

July 26th, 2013, VANCOUVER, B.C. – ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (TSX-V: ABR) (ARB-FRANKFURT) (“Ashburton” or the "Company”) has acquired the Page claims adjoining the Albany graphite deposit that is presently under advanced exploration by Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (TSX-V: ZEN). Zenyatta recently announced intervals of 146 metres of 5.2 per cent graphite, 177 metres of 5.3 per cent graphite, 186 metres of 4.9 per cent graphite and 125 metres of 4.6 per cent graphite, respectively (see Zenyatta Ventures news release dated July 2, 2013).
Mike England, President of Ashburton Ventures states “This acquisition once again puts Ashburton in one of the most exciting and talked about exploration plays in North America. With just over 20 million shares outstanding, and projects located in the Athabasca Basin (uranium in the vicinity of and adjoining Alpha Minerals (TSX-V: AMW); in Northwest B.C. (copper-gold in the vicinity and adjoining Colorado Resources (TSX-V: CXO) and now next to Zenyatta’s Albany graphite deposit, we feel Ashburton Ventures offers tremendous leverage for its shareholders. With the financing recently completed, work programs for all three projects are currently in line or underway, and we look forward to this very exciting, ongoing 2013 exploration season.”


Ashburton Ventures is a junior exploration company actively seeking mineral and energy opportunities for the benefit of all its stakeholders.


To earn a 100-per-cent interest in the 16 mineral claims, 256 hectares property, the company will pay 2.2 million shares to a non arms length vendor upon receiving regulatory approval.


ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Michael England, President


For further information contact:
Telephone: (604) 683-3995


Forward-Looking Statement:
Some of the statements in this news release contain forward-looking information that involves inherent risk and uncertainty affecting the business of Ashburton Ventures Inc. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

ROBERT MEISTER JOINS ASHBURTON ADVISORY BOARD, RADON SURVEY BEGINS AT SIENNA WEST AND NORTH URANIUM PROJECTS, ATHABASCA BASIN, SASKATCHEWAN

ROBERT MEISTER JOINS ASHBURTON ADVISORY BOARD, RADON SURVEY BEGINS AT SIENNA WEST AND NORTH URANIUM PROJECTS, ATHABASCA BASIN, SASKATCHEWAN 150 150 Progressive Planet Inc.

July 17th, 2013, VANCOUVER, B.C. – ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (TSX-V: ABR) (ARB-FRANKFURT)  (“Ashburton” or the "Company”) is pleased to announce the addition of Robert Meister to its advisory board. For the past seven years Mr. Meister has headed up Corporate Development for Alpha Mineral’s Inc (TSX-V: AMW). Ashburton is fortunate to now gain valuable input from Mr. Meister as the Company moves ahead on its various projects, most notably the Sienna uranium project located in the Athabasca basin.

Mr. Meister has nearly 20 years of experience working with public and private companies, while specializing in the resource sector since 2005. As a graduate of the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in Marketing Management, he has also participated in their Exploration and Mining for Investment course. His experience and entrepreneurial nature has allowed him to develop and manage numerous business and management relationships. Mr. Meister’s skill set includes all aspects of marketing and corporate communications at institutional and retail levels, community relations, and assisting in raising capital at all phases of corporate development.

Ashburton has also begun its first phase of work at both Athabasca Basin uranium exploration projects, which include property-wide geological reconnaissance, grid-based geophysical (scintillometer) surveys, soil and water sampling (radon), and float prospecting for uraninite. At the Patterson Lake South property, the discovery of uraninite boulders on surface was the first indication of near-surface uranium mineralization that was intersected in drilling (see Alpha Minerals news release, October 25th, 2012).

The technical contents of this release were approved by Dr. Tom E. McCandless, P. Geo., Vice President, Exploration for Ashburton and a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101. The properties have not been the subject of a National Instrument 43-101 report, and Dr. McCandless has not verified the technical data disclosed in this release.

Ashburton Ventures is a junior exploration company actively seeking mineral and energy opportunities for the benefit of all its stakeholders.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Michael England, President

For further information contact:

Telephone: (604) 683-3995

Forward-Looking Statement:
Some of the statements in this news release contain forward-looking information that involves inherent risk and uncertainty affecting the business of Ashburton Ventures Inc. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

ASHBURTON COMPLETES PHASE ONE EXPLORATION AT NEROCK CU-AU PROJECT, STIKINE DISTRICT, BRITISH COLUMBIA

ASHBURTON COMPLETES PHASE ONE EXPLORATION AT NEROCK CU-AU PROJECT, STIKINE DISTRICT, BRITISH COLUMBIA 150 150 Progressive Planet Inc.

July 11th, 2013, VANCOUVER, B.C.ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (TSX-V: ABR) (ARB-FRANKFURT)  (“Ashburton” or the "Company”) has completed phase one of its 2013 field program at the Nerock Project, located roughly six kilometers north-northwest along the highway from the Colorado Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: CXO) North ROK discovery near Iskut, B.C. Reconnaissance sampling included the collection of fourteen rock grab samples that included variably altered igneous and sedimentary rocks. Ground conditions near the highway were favorable for soil sampling, and thirteen samples were collected across a 400 x 500 meter soil color anomaly adjacent to gossanous outcrops.

The rock and soil samples were submitted to Acme Analytical Labs (Smithers, B.C.) for preparation with assay results expected in the coming weeks.

Ashburton Ventures is a junior exploration company actively seeking mineral and energy opportunities for the benefit of all its stakeholders.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Signed “Michael England”                                             
Michael England, President
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: 1-604-683-3995; Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770; www.ashburtonventures.com

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward-Looking Statement:
Some of the statements in this news release contain forward-looking information that involves inherent risk and uncertainty affecting the business of Ashburton Ventures Inc. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

ASHBURTON BEGINS FIELD PROGRAM AT NEROCK CU-AU PROJECT, STIKINE DISTRICT, BRITISH COLUMBIA

ASHBURTON BEGINS FIELD PROGRAM AT NEROCK CU-AU PROJECT, STIKINE DISTRICT, BRITISH COLUMBIA 150 150 Progressive Planet Inc.

July 3rd, 2013, VANCOUVER, B.C.ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (TSX-V: ABR) (ARB-FRANKFURT)  (“Ashburton” or the "Company”) has begun its 2013 field program at the Nerock Project, located roughly six kilometers north-northwest along the highway from the Colorado Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: CXO) North ROK discovery near Iskut, B.C. Reconnaissance and sampling of subtle historic anomalies will be conducted (B.C. Minfile Report #21760, 1992), as well as assessment of ground conditions for soil sampling and for carrying out IP geophysical surveys. Induced potential (IP) ground surveys were effective in identifying the initial mineralization at North ROK and are the primary tool for discovery in this region (see Colorado Resources Ltd. news release, June 6th, 2013).             

Ashburton Ventures is a junior exploration company actively seeking mineral and energy opportunities for the benefit of all its stakeholders.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Signed “Michael England”
Michael England, President
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: 1-604-683-3995; Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770; www.ashburtonventures.com

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward-Looking Statement:
Some of the statements in this news release contain forward-looking information that involves inherent risk and uncertainty affecting the business of Ashburton Ventures Inc. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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