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Dragon boat racing winners crowned after Preston Docks competition

Posted on - 14th May, 2018 - 9:23pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston News, Riversway, What's On in Preston
Race action at Preston Docks for the dragon boats
Race action at Preston Docks for the dragon boats

Drum beats and the paddling of oars were heard across Preston Docks on Saturday (12 May).

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The annual universities boat race took place on the Marina.

Edge Hill University were crowned winners, beating teams from the University of Central Lancashire, Lancaster, Wigan and Leigh, Manchester and Liverpool.

Mayor and Mayoress of Preston present the winners
Mayor and Mayoress of Preston present the winners

Preston’s Mayor councillor Brian Rollo was on hand to present the winners with their plaque.

All those who took part in the dragon boat racing
All those who took part in the dragon boat racing

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service had crews on standby to ensure the safety of all those taking part.

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