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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.

Preston McDonald’s volunteers fundraise £11,000 during district litter pick

Over 100 McDonald’s volunteers have collected rubbish along 47 miles of Lancashire and raised more than £11,000 for charity. Volunteers from 16 restaurants joined forces to clean the distance from […]

11 months ago
Looking at the history of the Ribble Steam Railway as it reopens for business

Steam train Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker The Ribble Steam Railway reopens this weekend (Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 May). New attractions include murals of famous locomotives. Images are by the author and were shot prior to […]

12 months ago
Preston Docks Pets At Home planning new mezzanine

Pets at Home, Mariners Way. Pic: Google The Pets At Home store in Mariners Way has applied for planning permission for a new mezzanine. The application states that the additional floor will be used for retail and/or […]

12 months ago
Review: Riversway’s Mr. Cheesy van makes tasty but expensive scran

Don’t worry, Prestonians. Mr. Cheesy is not an 80s blue comedian who’s escaped from headlining at Southport Pontins via a tunnel hidden behind a poster of Katie Hopkins. It’s a […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Review: Visiting The Green Frog at Preston Docks for dinner and a show

The Green Frog's bacon barm As the days are getting warmer and any restaurant with outside seating is booked up until 2030, Blog Preston has decided to do a series of reviews on the food […]

1 year ago
Arson investigation launches after second fire in five months at former Baffito’s at Preston Docks

Four crews tackled the blaze Pic: @ianarmistead / Twitter An arson investigation has been launched after the former Baffito’s restaurant at Preston Docks caught fire again yesterday (Thursday 29 April). Images posted on social media showed plumes of thick smoke rising from […]

1 year ago
Another fire breaks out at former Baffito’s restaurant at Preston Docks

Former Baffito's on fire Pic: Karen Simmons The former Baffito’s restaurant at Preston Docks has caught fire again. Images of the fire began emerging on social media at around 7pm today (Thursday 29 April). Firefighters previously tackled […]

1 year ago
Mr. Cheesy serving toasties and more at Preston Docks

A brand new mobile food takeaway van is now serving breakfasts, toasties, sides and drinks from the Docks. The bright yellow Citroen HY van, called Mr. Cheesy, will be located […]

1 year ago
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