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‘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 […]

4 days ago
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 […]

5 days 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 […]

5 days 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, […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 weeks ago
Preston duo make short animation to comfort children during the pandemic

The view from Teri and Michael's apartment is featured in the animation A Preston duo have made a short animation to help children who have become anxious during the coronavirus pandemic. Route Nine Studios founders Teri Moran and Michael Jon Dawson are […]

3 months ago
Litter from KFC on Preston Docks strewn across car parks

A bin surrounded by litter from takeaway diners Pic: Antoni Squires/Blog Preston The reopening of KFC at Preston Docks has led to an increase in litter nearby. Remains from drivers and passengers parking up to enjoy their fried chicken have been scattered […]

3 months ago
Preston printing firm adapts to make face shields for health and care workers

JKN managing director Peter Nicholls wears the protective visor A Preston printing firm has helped to keep health and care workers in the city supplied with face shields. JKN Digital, based at Preston Docks, has adapted its printing works […]

4 months ago
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