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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 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 years 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 years ago
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 years 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 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
Preston woman building popular furniture brand using reclaimed wood

Leona Marsh of Marsh Mill Interiors A Preston businesswoman who makes rustic furniture from reclaimed wood has doubled her sales in the past 12 months. Leona Marsh runs Marsh Mill Interiors, which operates from a workshop on Preston […]

2 years ago
Man wanted after Morrison’s petrol station theft

Can you help police to identify the man in the picture? They want to speak to him after a large quantity of stock was stolen from Morrison’s Petrol Station at […]

2 years ago
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