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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.

Starbucks opening at Preston Docks for drive-thru coffee on Friday

A new Starbucks drive-thru will be opening on Friday (12 February) – in time for Valentine’s Day! Opening on Mariners Way, in the Morrisons car park, the new coffee store […]

3 weeks ago
Police’s Covid rule breaker quiz after ‘blatant and deliberate breaches’ in Preston

Claims were recently made that people in Avenham Park were not following social distancing Pic: Lauren Melling Lancashire Police have been playing Guess the Covid-19 Lockdown Breach after dealing with a series of ‘blatant and deliberate’ violations. A post on the Lancashire Police Facebook page said: “Here’s […]

2 months ago
Former Baffito’s restaurant at Preston Docks care home plans approved

Baffito's front Pic: Tony Worrall Plans have been approved for the former Baffito’s restaurant to become a care home. However, it has been approved as long as it meets conditions such as: a time limit […]

2 months ago
Enormous new education centre for Preston planned on the banks of the River Ribble

The Pioneer Education Centre will act as a visitor centre for the Phoenix Park leisure site and provide a space for young people to learn Pic: MCK Design Associates A planning application has been submitted to create a huge new education centre as part of the Phoenix Park masterplan. Plans, which were validated this week by the city council, […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Icy weather warning for Preston and Lancashire this Saturday

Frozen Preston Docks Pic: @canonsnapz Preston and Lancashire are set for further icy conditions this weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning from midnight tonight until 11am on Saturday (9 January). Skies […]

2 months ago
A new future for former Baffito’s restaurant as care home plans set for approval

Former restaurant and bar Baffito’s, located at Preston Docks, is to become a care home. The plans, which are recommended for approval include a 64-bedroom residential care home. This is […]

2 months ago
Preston Marina cafe closing for takeaway through lockdown 3

The Beach Hut Cafe in Preston Docks during warmer days Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Marina has posted on Facebook that it is shutting it’s shop and takeaway food and drink service as a result of lockdown-3. The Beach Hut Cafe had continued to […]

2 months ago
Your photos as Preston turns into a Winter Wonderland

Penwortham snow Pic: @janette__hall Snow has fallen over Preston and South Ribble, turning the area into a Winter Wonderland. As ever, our readers have been sharing their beautiful photos with us. We’ve posted many […]

2 months ago
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