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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 weeks 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 weeks 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 […]

2 months ago
Body found in search for missing UCLan student Siddarth Murkumbi

Police have recovered a body from Preston Docks, believed to be missing UCLan student Siddarth Murkumbi. Siddarth, 23, known as Sid, last spoke to his family in India on the […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police find body in Preston Docks

Underwater search teams have recovered a man’s body from the water at Preston Docks. Officers were called at around 1:40pm to the report that a body had been seen in […]

2 months ago
How Prestonians are responding to coronavirus lockdown rules

Pedestrians by Preston Dock during lockdown Many parts of Preston have become deserted since Monday, when Boris Johnson announced a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The following day (Tuesday 24 March), Deepdale Retail […]

2 months ago
Crimewatch live from Preston Docks this morning

Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall The Crimewatch Roadshow will air live from Preston Docks this morning. The show broadcasts at 9:15 on BBC1 and asks viewers to help with unsolved crimes. Presenter Michelle Ackerley takes […]

3 months ago
Ashton residents plagued by weekend road racers

Car Park on Mariners Way where locals hope to have CCTV installed Residents of Ashton say they are fed up of being woken by car enthusiasts using their roads as a race track into the early hours of the morning. Local residents […]

4 months ago
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