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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.

Preston housing association awarded top ratings during regulatory assessment

A regulator has awarded a local housing association with top ratings for its governance and financial viability. In its latest regulatory judgement, the Regulator of Social Housing awarded Community Gateway […]

3 weeks ago
McDonalds organising litter pick events around their Preston and South Ribble restaurants

McDonalds is to allow some drivers to 'fast forward' with their order Pic: Google There will be a litter picking event taking place throughout Preston and Lancashire next month. McDonald’s will be hosting the local litter picks on Tuesday 8 Jume from 9am as […]

2 months ago
Looking at the history of the Ribble Steam Railway as it reopens for business

Steam train Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker The Ribble Steam Railway reopens this weekend (Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 May). New attractions include murals of famous locomotives. Images are by the author and were shot prior to […]

2 months ago
Preston Docks Pets At Home planning new mezzanine

Pets at Home, Mariners Way. Pic: Google The Pets At Home store in Mariners Way has applied for planning permission for a new mezzanine. The application states that the additional floor will be used for retail and/or […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Review: Riversway’s Mr. Cheesy van makes tasty but expensive scran

Don’t worry, Prestonians. Mr. Cheesy is not an 80s blue comedian who’s escaped from headlining at Southport Pontins via a tunnel hidden behind a poster of Katie Hopkins. It’s a […]

2 months ago
Review: Visiting The Green Frog at Preston Docks for dinner and a show

The Green Frog's bacon barm As the days are getting warmer and any restaurant with outside seating is booked up until 2030, Blog Preston has decided to do a series of reviews on the food […]

2 months ago
Arson investigation launches after second fire in five months at former Baffito’s at Preston Docks

Four crews tackled the blaze Pic: @ianarmistead / Twitter An arson investigation has been launched after the former Baffito‚Äôs restaurant at Preston Docks caught fire again yesterday (Thursday 29 April). Images posted on social media showed plumes of thick smoke rising from […]

3 months ago
Another fire breaks out at former Baffito’s restaurant at Preston Docks

Former Baffito's on fire Pic: Karen Simmons The former Baffito’s restaurant at Preston Docks has caught fire again. Images of the fire began emerging on social media at around 7pm today (Thursday 29 April). Firefighters previously tackled […]

3 months ago
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