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.

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
Plans for new Aldi at Preston Docks

Artists impression of Aldi at Preston Docks Pic: The Harris Partnership A planning application has been submitted for a new Aldi at Preston Docks. The store would be located at the site of The Trident Centre, a former headquarters of a […]

7 months ago
Community Gateway Association to hold support showcase at Preston Docks

Preston-based Community Gateway Association is hosting a free event at their Preston Docks HQ this Friday (26 November) to showcase the wide variety of support on offer to local people. […]

7 months ago
English Electric Cold War jets, made in Preston

A preserved Lightning, note the twin vertically mounted engines Pic: Mike Freer Touchdown Aviation The Preston area has a long history of aircraft manufacture. Perhaps the best known was the English Electric Lightning fighter, along with the Canberra bomber. The Lightning was a supersonic […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Review: Not a Yacht of homemade fare at this Preston Docks cafe

The Beach Hut pork sandwich The next venue to get a visit from Blog Preston as part of our series of reviews on dog-friendly establishments is The Beach Hut Coffee Shop at Preston Marina in […]

8 months ago
Preston an armed camp? Munitions workers turn yellow

The Dick Kerr factory in 1916 Pic: Preston a military camp? In August 1914 war fever gripped the nation. Preston was a garrison town and a major railway hub, thus it rapidly became an armed camp with […]

8 months ago
Ashton-on-Ribble man jailed after phone seized with indecent images of a three-year-old

An Ashton man caught with 209 indecent images of a three-year-old was this week jailed. Damian Moxham, 58, of Victoria Quay in Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, appeared at Preston Crown Court on […]

9 months ago
Fire at commercial building on Preston Docks sees four crews attend

Fire engine Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service At 11:43am today (Friday, 6 August) four fire engines from Preston, Fulwood, and Penwortham attended a commercial building fire on Port Way, Preston. The incident involved a small quantity of […]

11 months ago
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