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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.

Police say body found in Preston Docks is missing Blackpool man

Missing person David Watkinson, 56. Pic: Fylde police The body of a man recovered from the Docks at Mariners’ Way, Ashton-on-Ribble, has been named as missing man David Watkinson by police. David, 56, from Blackpool was last seen […]

2 years ago
Emergency services presence at Preston Docks as body recovered

Emergency Services at Preston Docks Pic credit: Tony Worrall A body has been found in Preston Docks during Wednesday (7 October) morning. Update: Police say body found in Docks was missing Blackpool man Preston Police were called to the […]

2 years ago
Digital platform launches for Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk scheme

Environment Agency staff showcase the flood defences Pic: Chris Hough Residents of Preston and South Ribble now have access to a new online platform to attend virtual meetings, access information and provide feedback on their proposed flood risk management scheme. […]

2 years ago
Teenage boy stabbed outside McDonalds at Preston Docks

McDonalds at Preston Docks Pic: Google A 16-year-old boy was stabbed outside a fast-food restaurant at Preston Docks. Preston Police confirmed they were called to McDonalds, in Riversway, Ashton-on-Ribble, around 8.40pm on Tuesday (22 September). A […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley to have had positive coronavirus tests in the last week

The number of positive tests for coronavirus has risen across Preston, South Ribble and Chorley. Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to only obtain a test if they […]

2 years ago
Pop-up cycle lane to be removed on A583 Riversway and Watery Lane

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Strand Road junction. Pic: Google maps A pop-up cycle lane in Preston is due to be removed due to low usage, but other measures to boost cycling as part of the emergency response to the coronavirus […]

2 years ago
The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley affected by Covid-19 last week

A woman having a coronavirus test New figures have revealed the areas of Preton, South Ribble and Chorley to have recorded positive coronavirus tests in the week from August 28 to September 3. Read more: The areas affected by coronavirus between August 22 – 28 Moor Park […]

2 years ago
New pop-up cycle lanes introduced along A583 Riversway and Watery Lane

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Nelson Lane junction. Pic: Google maps A new pop-up cycle lane has been introduced along the A583 Riversway and Watery Lane between Nelson Way and Strand Road to improve cycling journeys to and from the west […]

2 years ago
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