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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
Retro travel posters designed by Preston illustrator during lockdown

The Harris and the Bus Station got the poster treatment Pic: David Robinson A Preston illustrator has been putting his time during lockdown to good use. David Robinson has begun putting together retro travel posters about the city. He said: “I decided to […]

10 months ago
Dragon boat racing returns to Preston Docks this weekend

Dragon boat racing in Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall Dragon boat racing in Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall Dragon boats will be out on Preston Marina during Saturday. The annual inter-universities competition sees the University of Central Lancashire host […]

3 years ago
Preston Onesie Run raises money for Rock FM’s Cash for Kids

Preston Onesie Run UK is the unique charity event that took place on Sunday 11 December to raise money for Rock FM’s Cash For Kids. The run, organised by Pennine […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement These touching pictures pay tribute to Chris Miller’s nautical life

Chris Miller working at the Preston Yacht Haven, precursor to Preston Marina based in No. 3 Shed on the south side of the main dock basin. c.1988 These pictures tell the story of a man who enjoyed a life plotting a course with boats. Chris Miller, who founded Preston Marina, has died aged 76. His son – […]

4 years ago
Tributes paid to Preston Marina founder Chris Miller

Chris Miller at the Riversway Festival in 2012 A pillar of Preston has passed away aged 76. Tributes have been paid to Chris Miller who founded Preston Marina. Born and bred in Penwortham the sailing fanatic is to […]

4 years ago
In pictures: Common terns return to Preston Docks

Hundreds of seabirds are currently arriving at Preston Marina for the breeding season. Common terns can be spotted on the Docks following their epic journey from West Africa. Billy Matthews […]

6 years ago
Preston Docks boat crane pictured in rare piece of action

Not often you see the boat crane at Preston Docks in operation. It was captured in full swing lifting a boat through from the Marina. On Thursday Paul Melling snapped […]

6 years ago
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