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.

Santa Dash for St Catherine’s Hospice returning to Preston Docks

Preparing to race around the Docks for the Santa Dash Pic: St Catherine's Hospice Hundreds of Santa’s will make their way around Preston Docks for the annual city Santa Dash. Running to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice there’s almost 300 people already registered […]

7 days ago
Repair workshop confirmed for car park of Riversway Morrisons

Morrisons at Riversway A vehicle repair workshop is set to open in the car park of a Preston supermarket after the venture was given the go-ahead by planning officials. Morrisons had applied for […]

1 week ago
Preston car dealership makes Sunday closing and six-day opening permanent

BMW Motorrad - the Bowker Motor Group at Preston Docks Pic Tony Worrall A pilot back in May saw the showroom close on a Sunday and that's now being made permanent and extended to further Bowker sites.

3 weeks ago
Community Gateway Association’s pop-up school uniform points help more than 200 Preston children

Smart Uniform in Preston making a donation to Community Gateway's efforts The pop-up uniform donation points proved essential in the run up to the new school year starting - handing out more than 800 items of free school uniform clothing and equipment.

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Local housing plan deadline must be hit to avoid building free-for-all

New homes on Hoyles Lane The race is on for Preston, South Ribble and Chorley councils to complete years of work that will determine where and how many new houses are built in each area […]

1 month ago
Wrong Preston road sign in place for years on Strand Road

The Strand Road sign that should read West Strand Pic: Blog Preston The road sign has been wrong for many years until a Blog Preston reader got in touch to point out the mistake.

1 month ago
Car body repair workshop planned for outside Preston Morrisons supermarket

Morrisons at Riversway A car body repair workshop could be set to spring up outside a Preston supermarket. Morrisons has applied for permission to install the so-called ‘pod’ facility in the car park […]

2 months ago
River Ribble flood alert issued covering Penwortham, Hutton, Preston Docks and Freckleton

Looking out at the Bullnose near Preston Docks Pic: Blog Preston Environment Agency North West has issued the warning around the high tide expected on the River Ribble around 1am on Sunday.

2 months ago
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