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.

Euston Street Park residents turn out for consultation event

Residents at the consultation event Residents have raised money for improvements to their park and local area in Riversway. Euston Street Park is to undergo changes to make it more attractive for children to use […]

8 years ago
Ribble Steam Railway to mark 50 years since closure of Preston to Southport line

Remnants of the old Preston-Southport line can still be seen. Pic: Shabbagaz Steam trains are to run around Preston Docks to mark 50 years since a Preston rail line closed. A railway line used to run from Preston to Southport, the West […]

8 years ago
Fundraising event to take place for Euston Street Park

Euston Street Park is being worked on by volunteers A community fun day takes place on Saturday at Euston Street Park. Local residents are being invited to find out how the Broadgate area park is being improved. A climbing […]

8 years ago
Operation Nemesis: Preston police dog uncovers £50,000 cash and class A drugs

Jasper was praised by officers for sniffing out the cash and drugs A further five people from Preston have been arrested in connection with drug dealing in the city. Police raided addresses in Ribbleton, Ashton on Ribble and Deepdale early on Tuesday. […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pictures show role Strand Road factory played in WWI

Inside the production hall on Strand Road As Preston prepares to honour those who fought in the First World War the lid has been lifted on how the city supplied shells to the front line. The Dick, […]

8 years ago
Two dragon boat racing crews capsize in Preston Dock

Preston’s dragon boat racing wasn’t without incident on Saturday as two crews ended up in the Docks. Teams competed despite the poor weather conditions to raise money for charity. But […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Dragon Boat racing on Preston Dock raises money for local charities

When you’ve signed up for a spot of dragon boat racing you’re not going to let a drop of rain spoil your day.  That was certainly the case for hundreds […]

8 years ago
Friendly engines and friendly people at the Ribble Steam Railway

This Saturday and Sunday was what they call a ‘friendly engines’ weekend down at the Ribble Steam Railway in Preston and it was also going to be my first visit […]

8 years ago
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