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Police presence at Preston Docks as ‘body pulled from water’

Emergency services at Preston Docks on Saturday A body has been recovered from Preston Docks. Eyewitnesses have reported a heavy police presence on the Docks including an ambulance and water search team from the fire service. It comes as […]

5 years ago
Hay bales cause Preston Docks gridlock

Police vehicles in attendance at the scene Pic: Richard Woolham Police have closed a roundabout at Preston Docks after an agricultural incident. A tractor has shed its load sending hay bales across the road. Traffic is being diverted after the […]

5 years ago
Safety warning after skinny-dipper rescued from Preston Docks

The man aboard the rescue boat Pic: Brian Sandham of Stillshot photography Firefighters have reminded the public about the dangers of swimming in open water after a rescue operation on Preston Dock during Sunday. A skinny-dipper got into difficulty in the Docks […]

5 years ago
Skinny-dipper rescued from Preston Docks

The fire service rescue crew in action Pic: Ian Preston’s heatwave was too much for one man, who decided to take a dip in the city’s Dock. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service had to call out their rescue sled […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement First look inside newly renovated McDonald’s at the docks

We’ve had a look inside the newly renovated McDonald’s at Riversway in Preston. The fast food restaurant at the docks reopened today after being closed for approximately one month and was […]

5 years ago
How to see common terns at Preston Docks

A common tern feeding a chick Pic: Billy Matthews There’s a star turn at Preston Docks during the weeks ahead. Hundreds of common terns are nesting at the Marina with around 130 pairs spotted. The RSPB is running a […]

6 years ago
Preston Docks crash: One person injured as police close road

The junction of Portway and Watery Lane Pic: Google A road near Preston Docks has reopened following a collision. Watery Lane near the docks was closed for around two hours while police dealt with a crash. Preston Police said […]

6 years ago
In pictures: Dragon boat racing returns to Preston Docks

Dragon boats in action at Preston Docks With sweltering temperatures it’s been a glorious day for the annual dragon boat racing at Preston Docks. Teams from businesses across the city and surrounding area have been competing. Organised […]

6 years ago
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