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News and information about Preston Docks, which includes Preston Marina. Now a leisure, retail and housing complex it was previously the city’s docklands.

Teenage boy stabbed outside McDonalds at Preston Docks

McDonalds at Preston Docks Pic: Google A 16-year-old boy was stabbed outside a fast-food restaurant at Preston Docks. Preston Police confirmed they were called to McDonalds, in Riversway, Ashton-on-Ribble, around 8.40pm on Tuesday (22 September). A […]

5 months ago
The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley affected by Covid-19 last week

A woman having a coronavirus test New figures have revealed the areas of Preton, South Ribble and Chorley to have recorded positive coronavirus tests in the week from August 28 to September 3. Read more: The areas affected by coronavirus between August 22 – 28 Moor Park […]

6 months ago
Preston woman runs 200km to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Katrina celebrating at the end of one of her runs. A woman from Preston has completed a 200km challenge called Running Down Dementia. Katrina Taylor covered the distance from Preston to Coventry over 50 days to raise money for Alzheimer’s […]

6 months ago
‘Sad day’ as DW Fitness First Preston closes for good

DW Fitness First Preston Pic: Google Maps DW Fitness First Preston closed its doors for good at 8pm tonight (Tuesday 4 August). The Port Way gym near the Docks had informed staff and members of the closure […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ribble Urban Sketchers visit Preston virtually to create lockdown works of art

A sketch of the Harris Ribble Urban Sketchers is a group from across Lancashire and beyond who meet once a month to sketch outdoors. They follow the directions from the Urban Sketching manifesto, where all […]

7 months ago
Ashton-on-Ribble residents plagued by road racers say its been ‘worse in lockdown’

Car Meet Residents near Preston Docks in Ashton-on-Ribble say they are being plagued by car enthusiasts using the area as a ‘drag strip’. Complaints about loud music and revving engines on modified […]

7 months ago
Cyclists fight back, blaming dog walkers for safety issues on the Guild Wheel

Dog and cyclist on the Guild Wheel Pic Tony Worrall Cyclists are taking to social media to defend themselves and lay the blame for Guild Wheel safety issues on dog walkers. In an article published by Blog Preston last week, […]

7 months ago
Growing safety concerns over ‘speeding cyclists’ on Frenchwood and Avenham paths

A cyclist in Avenham Park Prestonians are concerned that a serious accident could be caused by speeding cyclists on the Guild Wheel. Locals walking the riverside paths in Frenchwood and Avenham and Miller Parks say […]

7 months ago
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