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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.

Mental health professionals cover 168 laps of Preston Docks to raise awareness and funds

Mental Health Miles walkers A group of mental health professionals have covered 168 laps of Preston Docks in a bid to raise awareness and funds for local support networks. The group, who mostly work […]

1 month ago
Jobs to be created as Preston firm moves to new offices at the Docks

Altius' new office Altius Group, a collection of market-leading UK business brokers, is creating new roles thanks to a move to Eaves Brook House, a purpose-built 10,000sq ft head office located at Preston […]

2 months ago
Shipbuilding in Preston, a dangerous occupation?

Alsop's shipyard and the new Penwortham bridge 1912 Pic: Preston Digital Archive Shipbuilding in Preston arguably goes back to prehistoric times as log boats were uncovered during the building of the new docks, in the 1890s. The Romans sailed up the Ribble […]

3 months ago
Suspected drink-driver arrested after BMW crashes into Porsche Centre Preston

The crashed BMW was covered in broken glass Pic: Gareth Thomas Eckton A 23-year-old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a BMW crashed into the Porsche Centre Preston. Police were called at around 10.55pm on Saturday (7 […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Video shows aftermath of car crashing into Porsche Centre Preston

Car crash at Porsche Centre Preston A video shared with Blog Preston shows the aftermath of a car crashing into the Porsche Centre Preston. The incident happened at around 11pm yesterday (Saturday 7 August). It appears […]

3 months ago
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 […]

4 months 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 […]

5 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 […]

5 months ago
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