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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.

Enormous new education centre for Preston planned on the banks of the River Ribble

The Pioneer Education Centre will act as a visitor centre for the Phoenix Park leisure site and provide a space for young people to learn Pic: MCK Design Associates A planning application has been submitted to create a huge new education centre as part of the Phoenix Park masterplan. Plans, which were validated this week by the city council, […]

8 hours 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 week ago
A new future for former Baffito’s restaurant as care home plans set for approval

Former restaurant and bar Baffito’s, located at Preston Docks, is to become a care home. The plans, which are recommended for approval include a 64-bedroom residential care home. This is […]

2 weeks ago
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 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

3 weeks ago
One person taken to hospital after two-car crash at Preston Docks

A road in Preston has been blocked following a ‘nasty crash’. Emergency services are at the scene of the collision on Mariner’s Way near Preston Docks this afternoon (16 December). […]

1 month ago
Fire at former Baffito’s restaurant by Preston Docks

Fire at former Baffito's restaurant Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service / Twitter Fire crews were called to a blaze at the former Baffito’s restaurant in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 1 December). Eight fire engines and two aerial ladder platforms attended […]

2 months ago
Riversway man using his rediscovered love of photography to fundraise for charity

Framed photo of the Docks Pic: DocksideGlyn A Riversway man who has rediscovered his love of photography is fundraising for charity by selling his snaps. The photographer – known as DocksideGlyn – is displaying his photos at […]

2 months ago
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