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News and information for the area of Preston, Lancashire known as Fishwick. An area to the South-East of the city it is what you’ll see as you come up the hill from Walton-le-Dale and includes the area known as St Matthews.

Woman sexually assaulted near New Hall Lane while walking to work

Mercer Street in Fishwick Pic: Google Mercer Street in Fishwick Pic: Google Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted near a supermarket car park in Preston. The 26-year-old woman was walking to […]

4 days ago
Brockholes and The Mill at St Catherines Hospice make BBC shortlist

Brockholes Nature Reserve Pic: Paul Melling Brockholes Nature Reserve Pic: Paul Melling Two Preston buildings are on the shortlist to become the North West’s ‘Building of the Decade’. BBC North West Tonight has teamed up with […]

6 days ago
Polish off-licence in New Hall Lane to face licence review

The Krakow store in New Hall Lane Pic: Google A Polish off-licence in the city is facing being stripped of its ability to sell alcohol and cigarettes. Lancashire County council’s […]

1 week ago
Preston sex worker scheme ‘at risk’ after lottery bid rejected

New Hall Lane is one area of the city known to be frequented by sex workers New Hall Lane is one area of the city known to be frequented by sex workers A scheme to help street sex workers in Preston looks set to have a […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Charred remains of car after arson attack in Fishwick

Damage to car after arson on Elijah Street, Fishwick A Preston woman has spoken of her shock after discovering her partners car set alight in Elijah Street, Fishwick. Chelsi McGuire, […]

2 weeks ago
Preston man jailed for burglary, assault and criminal damage

Leroy Allen is wanted by police Leroy Allen was the subject of a social media appeal by police A Preston man has been jailed for a string of offences across the city. Leroy Allen, 31, was […]

2 weeks ago
New community green space is restored in Fishwick

How Paul's Pad now looks How Paul’s Pad now looks A patch of empty land in Preston has been lovingly restored as a community space. Paul’s Pad, which sits within Fishwick, was transferred to a […]

3 weeks ago
St Ignatius conservation group raise objections to Penny Street

This land at Penny Street is due to become a pay and display car park This land at Penny Street is due to become a pay and display car park ‘A haven for drug dealing and prostitution’ is the fear residents have about proposals for […]

3 weeks ago
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