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News and information about the Riversway area of Preston, Lancashire. You won’t hear many people talk of Riversway apart from the annual festival, but its more commonly associated with Preston Dock and Marina.

Preston Docks swing bridge to close for annual maintenance

A steam train heading over the Swing Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s swing bridge on the Docks is being closed for maintenance. Navigation Way will be shut to vehicles at the bridge while barrier and bridge maintenance takes place. The bridge […]

2 days ago
Another firm chooses their Lancashire headquarters to be in Preston

Winning Pitch mark the opening of their new offices in Preston A consultancy firm has chosen Preston to be its base for an expansion into Lancashire. Winning Pitch says due to ‘increased demand’ it is opening the office in the city. […]

4 days ago
Remembering when Preston used to have its own bank

Henry Newsham Pedder picked up the balance sheet when Edward Pedder died, and found things did not add up Pic: Preston Digital Archive With news on Preston City Council considering funding a community bank we take a look back at when Preston had its own bank. Pedder’s was a household name in Georgian […]

3 weeks ago
Kirsty lost an incredible four stone – now she’s helping others with a new running club

A mum from Ingol has set up a running club to encourage other parents to exercise with their children after shedding 4st and four dress sizes. Kirsty Quigley, from Ingol, […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Morrisons petrol station re-opens on Preston Docks

The revamped petrol station at Morrisons on Preston Docks The Morrisons petrol station on the Docks has opened after a five week closure. The old kiosk has been demolished and a new building has gone up housing a Morrisons […]

1 month ago
Woman pulled to safety at Preston Docks by heroic police officers

Preston Docklands Pic: Tony Worrall A woman is continuing to recover in hospital after being rescued from Preston Docks by police. Preston Police officers pulled the woman from the icy waters during Friday night. Emergency […]

1 month ago
Bikers help raise funds for North West Blood Bikers

Handing over support to the blood bikers, Lee Townsend (North West Blood Bikes) and John Nichol (Bowker Motorrad) Dozens of bikers turned out to help raise funds for the North West Blood Bikers. The Seasonal Social at Bowker Motorrad in Preston had more than 100 bikers attend. The […]

2 months ago
Black smoke seen rising near Preston Docks

Smoke plume near Preston Docks Pic: Kevin Edwards/Blog Preston A large plume of smoke can be seen drifting across Preston Docks on Thursday (24 January) afternoon. Pictures sent to Blog Preston show the billowing black smoke in the direction […]

2 months ago
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