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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.

Children’s theatre group Kidz 4 Kidz complete sponsored walk at Preston Docks

A local theatre group last Saturday completed a sponsored walk at Preston Docks to raise funds for a 6-year-old boy with a neuromuscular disorder. On Saturday, 11 June, from 11am […]

3 weeks ago
Broadgate CYCLOPS junction approved

Lancashire County Council has approved a new junction between Preston and Penwortham designed to make life easier and safer for pedestrians and cyclists. The CYCLOPS junction features an orbital track […]

3 weeks ago
Dick, Kerr & Co a lost Preston behemoth

The Dick, Kerr works in 1900, These are wooden tram bodies under construction. Pic. English Electric Early in the 20th century the Dick, Kerr Company was a major national business with a large plant  in Preston. Later, various companies amalgamated, after WW I, to form English […]

4 weeks ago
Preston Docks Swing Bridge to close for maintenance works

The Swing Bridge at Preston Docks will close next week for three days for maintenance works. The bridge will close from 9am on Wednesday 23 March to 3pm on Friday […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Green Frog sad to say goodbye to much-loved staff member who was a ‘dream worker’

The Green Frog on Mariners Way in Preston is sad to be losing a much-loved staff member who has worked there for 18 years. Jess Smith took to the takeaway […]

4 months ago
Over 100 children benefit from free meals and activities in Preston

Children enjoying the Holiday Activities and Food Programme Pic: Ian Robinson / Preston North End Over 100 Preston children benefited from free meals and activities in the lead up to Christmas. Preston North End Community and Education Trust was one of nine providers of the Winter […]

6 months ago
New short film highlights Santa Special trains at Preston steam railway museum

A local history buff has featured the Santa Special trains at Ribble Steam Railway and Museum in a short YouTube film. Former Preston teacher Gary Cunliffe was offered the chance […]

6 months ago
Police appeal after criminal damage and thefts from Pets at Home in Preston

Police have launched an appeal to find Anthony Eden, 41, who is wanted in relation to a burglary at Pets at Home in Preston on October 26. The offender caused […]

7 months ago
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