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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 woman runs 200km to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Katrina celebrating at the end of one of her runs. A woman from Preston has completed a 200km challenge called Running Down Dementia. Katrina Taylor covered the distance from Preston to Coventry over 50 days to raise money for Alzheimer’s […]

1 year ago
‘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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 year ago
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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year ago
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