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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.

Longridge and South Ribble are not included in the Preston local lockdown

A woman having a coronavirus test After the announcement today of a government enforced local lockdown from midnight, many people in and around Preston are concerned about whether the lockdown will affect their household. The local […]

4 days ago
Maps show areas of Preston and South Ribble most at flood risk as first stage of Ribble defences scheme begins

Maps showing the areas in Preston and South Ribble which could be worst-hit by flooding have been released as the latest flood-defences work takes place. The Environment Agency is starting […]

2 months ago
McDonalds at Preston Docks, Deepdale and Capitol Centre retail parks see huge queues

Stewards directing traffic at the McDonalds on the Docks Pic: Paul Melling Drivers experienced up to 90-minute waits as major queues formed for McDonalds drive-throughs. The fast-food chain reopened a number of outlets across Preston, South Ribble and Chorley during Wednesday (June […]

2 months ago
Preston features in new KFC anti-litter campaign

A bin surrounded by litter from takeaway diners Pic: Antoni Squires/Blog Preston KFC have called on those using Preston’s drive-through at the Docks to stop being ‘a tosser’. It comes after pictures, published by Blog Preston on May 14, showed rubbish strewn […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Litter from KFC on Preston Docks strewn across car parks

A bin surrounded by litter from takeaway diners Pic: Antoni Squires/Blog Preston The reopening of KFC at Preston Docks has led to an increase in litter nearby. Remains from drivers and passengers parking up to enjoy their fried chicken have been scattered […]

3 months ago
Fire crews tackle driftwood fire near Preston Docks

The fire took place off Wallend Road Pic: Google Emergency services were called to a fire near Preston Docks during Saturday evening. Crews from Penwortham Fire Station attended and spent 30 minutes tackling the fire which involved a large […]

4 months ago
Preston printing firm adapts to make face shields for health and care workers

JKN managing director Peter Nicholls wears the protective visor A Preston printing firm has helped to keep health and care workers in the city supplied with face shields. JKN Digital, based at Preston Docks, has adapted its printing works […]

4 months ago
Body in Preston Docks believed to be missing man Shaun Horan

A body discovered in Preston Docks yesterday (Sunday 29 March) is believed to be Shaun Horan. Shaun, 48, went missing on 3 February of this year, and was last seen […]

4 months ago
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