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ASHBURTON SIGNS AGREEMENT FOR A THIRD PGM PROPERTY IN THE YUKON WITH HIGH Pt+Pd+Au HISTORIC GRAB SAMPLE ASSAYS

ASHBURTON SIGNS AGREEMENT FOR A THIRD PGM PROPERTY IN THE YUKON WITH HIGH Pt+Pd+Au HISTORIC GRAB SAMPLE ASSAYS 150 150 Progressive Planet Inc.

November 26th, 2013, VANCOUVER, B.C.ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (TSX-V: ABR) (ARB-FRANKFURT)  (“Ashburton” or the "Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an option agreement to acquire the Spy platinum group metal (PGM) claim group, located 270 kilometers northwest of Whitehorse in the Kluane Ultramafic Belt. The Spy Project includes the Spy ultramafic sill, with a lithology that is similar to the Wellgreen Polymetallic Deposit located 85 kilometers to the northwest. The Wellgreen Deposit is under advanced assessment by Prophecy Platinum (TSX-V: NKL) with an Indicated Resource of 14.4 Mt at 2.23 g/t Pt+Pd+Au, 0.68% Ni and 0.62% Cu, and an Inferred Resource of 446.6 Mt at 0.87 g/t Pt+Pd+Au, 0.31% Ni and 0.25% Cu at a 0.22% NiEq cut-off (see Prophecy Platinum news release, June 18, 2012). The ultramafic Spy Sill is 75 to 100 meters thick and has a northwest strike length of six kilometers, with assays from historic grab samples ranging from 0.02-75.8 g/t Pt, 0.13-23.0 g/t Pd and 0.07-19.8 g/t Au. Note that grab samples are selective and unlikely to represent average values of the deposit.

Ashburton President Kyler Hardy states, “The Spy claims represent our latest in a series of strategic acquisitions with high PGM potential in the Yukon. The Spy is particularly exciting, with ultramafic rocks running over six kilometers in length and PGM mineralization established over much of that length. The Company is designing a program to establish the full extent of the mineralization at surface, with geophysics to identify targets for drilling at depth. Knowledge gained from this program will greatly improve our potential for new discoveries at Spy, as well as at the Catalyst and Ultra Projects that are also located in the Kluane Ultramafic Belt not far from Wellgreen.”

To acquire a 100% stake in the project, Ashburton will issue 350,000 common shares over four years. A royalty interest of 3% may be reduced to 1% by purchasing two percent for $1,000,000.

About the Spy Project:

The Spy Project is a polymetallic-PGM occurrence that consists of 60 contiguous claims covering 1,250 hectares and is located 70 kilometers (km) northwest of Haines Junction. The claims run roughly parallel to the Alaska Highway that is seven kilometers to the northeast. The project is in the Kluane Ultramafic Belt, a 600km-long belt of rocks that hosts a number of magmatic PGM-Ni-Cu occurrences, from northern British Columbia through the Yukon and into Alaska. Clastic sedimentary rocks and limestone of the Hasen Creek Formation are exposed along the northeastern portion of the property, and are intruded by late Triassic and possibly older mafic to ultramafic sills including the Spy Sill. The 75-100m thick Spy Sill intrudes Hasen Creek siltstone for a minimum of 6 km along a northwest strike, and dips to the southwest. The central portion of the sill consists of peridotite, with gabbro at the top and at the base. Mineralization varies from disseminations to massive sulphide lenses (up to 2.0 x 0.25m) with associated PGM in the basal marginal gabbro phase and its contact with the Hasen Creek siltstone. Assays from historic grab samples of massive sulphide lenses range from 0.11-3.1 g/t Pt, 0.13-1.7 g/t Pd, and 0.02-2.0 g/t Au in the basal gabbro, and 0.31-75.8 g/t Pt, 0.54-23.0 g/t Pd and 0.06-19.8 g/t Au in the footwall siltstone. Mineralization occurs discontinuously over a strike length of 3.6 km along the base of the 6 km long Spy Sill, with a more continuous zone of massive and disseminated PGE, Ni and Cu mineralization over 950m of strike length (Morgan, T. 2008. Prospecting and geochemical report on the 2008 Spy project. Yukon Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources, Yukon Mining Incentive Program, YEIP 2008-025, 21p.; Bell, C. 1996. Report on 1995 geological and geochemical surveys on the Klu property. Yukon Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources, Assessment Report #093371, 244p.).

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

The Company also notes that in its news release of November 14, 2013, announcing the option agreement for the Ultra PGM claim group, a description of the terms of the agreement was not complete. In addition to making cash payments totaling $85,000 over five years, issuing 450,000 common shares over two years and incurring $500,000 in exploration expenditures over four years, the company may also purchase back one percent of a 2% royalty for $1,000,000.

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

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

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

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 SIGNS AGREEMENT FOR ULTRA PGM PROPERTY LOCATED SOUTHEAST OF THE WELLGREEN PROJECT, YUKON

ASHBURTON SIGNS AGREEMENT FOR ULTRA PGM PROPERTY LOCATED SOUTHEAST OF THE WELLGREEN PROJECT, YUKON 150 150 Progressive Planet Inc.

November 14th, 2013, VANCOUVER, B.C.ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (TSX-V: ABR) (ARB-FRANKFURT)  (“Ashburton” or the "Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Option Agreement to acquire the Ultra platinum group metal (PGM) claim group, located in the Yukon 250 kilometers west of Whitehorse. The Ultra Project lies in the Kluane Ultramafic Belt, with lithologies similar to the Wellgreen Polymetallic Deposit, located 85 kilometers to the northwest. The Wellgreen Deposit is under advanced assessment by Prophecy Platinum (TSX-V: NKL) with an Indicated Resource of 14.4 Mt at 2.23 g/t Pt+Pd+Au, 0.68% Ni and 0.62% Cu, and an Inferred Resource of 446.6 Mt at 0.87 g/t Pt+Pd+Au, 0.31% Ni and 0.25% Cu at a 0.22% NiEq cut-off (see Prophecy Platinum news release, June 18, 2012).

Ashburton President Kyler Hardy states, “The Ultra claims are the Company’s latest acquisition in an emerging PGM district. As with the Catalyst Project that was acquired only three weeks ago, Ultra lies within a belt of ultramafic rocks that have a high potential for PGM mineralization. Additionally, the Company now has the in-house expertise in both Yukon exploration and PGM mineralization to move both projects toward significant discovery.”

To acquire a 100% stake in the project, Ashburton will make cash payments totaling $85,000 over five years, issue 450,000 common shares over two years and incur $500,000 in exploration expenditures over four years.

About the Ultra Project:

The Ultra Project is a polymetallic-PGM occurrence with contiguous claims covering 8,650 hectares, located 42 kilometers (km) northwest of Haines Junction. The project is in the Kluane Ultramafic Belt, a 600km-long belt of rocks characterized by mafic to ultramafic Triassic-aged sills intruded into Carboniferous to Triassic sedimentary and volcanic rocks. The Kluane ultramafic suite hosts a number of magmatic PGM-Ni-Cu occurrences from Northern British Columbia, through Yukon and into Alaska. At Ultra, a portion of the Frohberg PGM-Ni-Cu showing was trenched in 2002 and returned 5.54 g/t Pt, 13.46 g/t Pd, 4.07% Cu and 1.73% Ni over 0.5 meters. Numerous ultramafic occurrences elsewhere on the property are yet to be assessed for PGM-Ni-Cu potential. The Ultra Project also includes the Telluride volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) showing, which is visible from the air and can be traced on the property for six kilometers along strike to the southeast. The showing itself contains values of 3.23% Cu, 6.75% Zn, 17.8 g/t Ag, and 0.15 g/t Au over four meters. Since 1956, exploration on the Ultra Project has involved approximately 440 meters of drilling in eight holes on a VMS showing (1955-56, three core holes totaling 108m that failed to reach target depths; 1961-62, two churn drill holes totaling 116m that intersected minor native copper, and 1970, three core drill holes totaling 216m that intersected coal and marcasite). The ground has also been explored through hand trenching, rock, soil and silt geochemistry, a 1977 airborne electromagnetic survey, a 2004 airborne magnetics and electromagnetic survey, a ground magnetic and electromagnetic survey, and mapping (Pautler, J. 2012, Geological and geochemical assessment report on the Ultra Project, Whitehorse Mining District, Yukon, 47p.).

The technical contents of this release were approved by Dr. Tom E. McCandless, P. Geo., a director of Ashburton and a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101. The property has 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 opportunities for the benefit of all its stakeholders.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

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

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 REPORTS POSITIVE RADON SURVEY AND BOULDER ASSAY RESULTS FROM SIENNA WEST URANIUM PROPERTY, WESTERN SASKATCHEWAN

ASHBURTON REPORTS POSITIVE RADON SURVEY AND BOULDER ASSAY RESULTS FROM SIENNA WEST URANIUM PROPERTY, WESTERN SASKATCHEWAN 150 150 Progressive Planet Inc.

November 4th, 2013, VANCOUVER, B.C. – ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (TSX-V: ABR) (ARB-FRANKFURT) (“Ashburton” or the "Company”) is pleased to announce the results for phase-one exploration of its 100%-owned Sienna West Property, located roughly 40 kilometers southwest of the Alpha Minerals Inc. (TSX-V: AMW) and Fission Uranium Corp. (TSX-V: FIS) Patterson Lake South discovery. Through an alliance with Alpha-Track Uranium Services (see Ashburton news release, June 10, 2013), radon detector cups were deployed across the property, and three areas have been identified on the property that merit follow-up surveys. Twelve radioactive boulders were also analyzed for uranium (see news release September 16, 2013) and two reported 12.4 and 184.5 ppm U, with the latter in an area where high radon counts were also detected.

CEO and Director Michael England states, “The positive results we have obtained in this early stage of exploration at Sienna West are very encouraging. The property sits well away from the activity at Patterson Lake South, but is already showing signs of a potential new area play. The Company is presently assessing its plans for Sienna West as we enter into the winter season.”

Boulder samples were analyzed for uranium at ALS Minerals (North Vancouver, B.C.) using protocol ME-MS61. Radon cups were placed across the property in reconnaissance fashion to assess as much area as possible, with each cup buried to a minimum depth of 50 centimetres. Thirty-five cups were buried for at least 30 days prior to retrieval for analysis (eight cups were subsequently dug up by local wildlife and collected no data). Results for the remaining 27 cups are normalized to 30 days exposure time and reported as tracks per square millimetre (T/mm2), with an average of 53.9 T/mm2. Sample points for the southern portion of the property were contoured using an interval of 20 T/mm2, revealing two anomalous areas, with the southernmost anomaly roughly 600m north of a lake that reported 3.9 ppm U in a government lake sediment survey (see Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report 1642, 1988, 100p.).

A third anomalous area occurs in the far north of the property, where the highest radon measurement of 111 T/mm2 occurs in the same area as the boulder sample with the highest U content (184.5 ppm U). This is the area where the greatest number of cups was lost to wildlife, and as such no contouring of data was possible. This far north area as well as the two anomalous areas to the south merit gridded radon surveys as follow-up to these early results.

About the Sienna Uranium Project

The Sienna Uranium Project covers over 1,090 hectares at Sienna West, and also includes the 147-hectare Sienna North Property that is contiguous with the northern boundary of the Patterson Lake South Project that is presently under advanced exploration by Alpha Minerals Inc. and Fission Uranium Corp. (see news release, March 14, 2013).  On the Sienna West Property, historic Geological Survey of Canada lake sediment samples collected from two lakes in the southern part of the property range from 3.9-7.69 ppm uranium, ranking these samples in the top 98th percentile of 909 samples collected over roughly 16,000 km2 of northwestern Saskatchewan (Geological Survey of Canada Open File Report 1642, 1988, 100p.). Reconnaissance radon cup surveys recently completed by the Company also indicate anomalous radioactivity for this portion of the Sienna West Property.

The technical contents of this release were approved by Marvin A. Mitchell, P. Eng., a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101. The property has not been the subject of a National Instrument 43-101 report, and Mr. Mitchell has not verified the technical data disclosed in this release.

The Company also announces the resignation of Phil Taneda as a Director of Ashburton Ventures, and would like to thank Mr. Taneda for his contributions and wish him well in his future endeavours.

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.

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