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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.

Pump rage: Drivers told to fill up and park up at Preston Docks petrol station

Morrisons petrol station at the Docks Pic: Ashton and Riversway PACT Drivers are being advised to move their cars to parking bays after filling up at Morrisons petrol station on the Docks. While there are no official notices or directions, the […]

5 months ago
Preston accountant stole more than £280,000 from client pension funds to prop up his own businesses

Bessent operated from offices at Preston Docks Pic: Google A Preston based accountant who stole more than £280,000 of pension funds to prop up his struggling businesses has been jailed for three years and four months. Preston Crown Court […]

6 months ago
Smoke seen coming from KFC at Preston Docks

Fire engines viewed from the Docks roundabout at KFC Pic: Christopher Bradley A fire has broken out a fast-food restaurant at Preston Docks. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service has four crews at KFC in Port Way. Crews were called around 8.30pm on […]

6 months ago
Drop-in event to show mock-up of new Preston and South Ribble flood defences

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown A community drop-in event is taking place to allow members of the public to find out more about the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. The event, run […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Docks swing bridge to close for annual maintenance

A steam train heading over the Swing Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s swing bridge on the Docks is being closed for maintenance. Navigation Way will be shut to vehicles at the bridge while barrier and bridge maintenance takes place. The bridge […]

6 months ago
Another firm chooses their Lancashire headquarters to be in Preston

Winning Pitch mark the opening of their new offices in Preston A consultancy firm has chosen Preston to be its base for an expansion into Lancashire. Winning Pitch says due to ‘increased demand’ it is opening the office in the city. […]

6 months ago
Remembering when Preston used to have its own bank

Henry Newsham Pedder picked up the balance sheet when Edward Pedder died, and found things did not add up Pic: Preston Digital Archive With news on Preston City Council considering funding a community bank we take a look back at when Preston had its own bank. Pedder’s was a household name in Georgian […]

7 months ago
Kirsty lost an incredible four stone – now she’s helping others with a new running club

A mum from Ingol has set up a running club to encourage other parents to exercise with their children after shedding 4st and four dress sizes. Kirsty Quigley, from Ingol, […]

7 months ago
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