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Preston Covid cycle lane branded ‘dangerous’ by cyclists where it crosses rail track

Concerned cyclists have been voicing their complaints about a ‘dangerous’ section on a Covid cycle lanes. The route on Strand Road between Broadgate and Preston Docks goes over a section […]

1 year ago
Popular motorbike shop in Preston closed for good

Bowker Harley-Davidson in Strand Road has closed its doors forever. The Bowker Motor Group has been impacted by the ongoing pandemic, meaning the Preston site had to be sold on. […]

1 year ago
New jobs to be created as former Alstom factory is taken on by stone firm

Alstom was based in Strand Road near the Docks Pic: Paul Melling The former Alstom factory in Strand Road is set to be full of life once more. Lancashire-based stone work surface fabrication company Granite House is expanding its operations to the […]

2 years ago
Preston memories of Alstom and GEC Traction

Colin Rogerson pictured right with the gearboxes he built, and his good friend Cliff Scott, who sadly passed away in 1996 The motor assembly team, circa 1999 Former employees at one of Preston’s biggest employers are mourning the loss of the company from the city. Alstom, maker of train parts, was […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Blow as Alstom announces it is pulling out of Preston

Alstom was based in Strand Road near the Docks Pic: Paul Melling Alstom is based in Strand Road near the Docks Pic: Paul Melling A major employer in Preston with links to the city for decades is preparing to leave. Alstom has […]

5 years ago
New butty shop open in Ashton-on-Ribble

Darren and Clare have taken on the sandwich shop Darren and Clare have taken on the sandwich shop A new sandwich shop has opened near a busy Ashton-on-Ribble junction. What was The Lunchbox in Strand Road, near the Water […]

5 years ago
Motorbike and car involved in Strand Road crash

Strand Road is seeing delays due to the crash Pic: Google Strand Road is seeing delays due to the crash Pic: Google A major route is shut for commuters in Preston due to a crash. Preston Police are dealing with a […]

5 years ago
Preston Sea Cadets to hold table top sale to raise much needed funds

Preston Sea Cadets will be hosting a table top sale on Sunday 7 June 2015 to raise funds for general upkeep of the building plusĀ replacement gutteringĀ and for someĀ maintenance painting. There […]

7 years ago
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