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Fishwick

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.

New homes approved on a former Preston mill site

Artist impression of the new homes off Geoffrey Street More affordable new housing has been approved within the city, after Preston City Council passed another housing application. Councillors considered proposals […]

6 hours ago
Average speed cameras to go live in Brockholes Brow

Average speed camera sign Average speed camera sign A Preston accident blackspot is to see average speed cameras introduced from Thursday (14 December). Brockholes Brow is the latest section of road across the city, […]

1 day ago
Former Preston mill site looks set to have new homes approved

A step towards more affordable housing in Preston looks set to be taken. What was land at Manchester Mill between Geoffrey Street and Owtram Street is to be built on. […]

1 week ago
New Hall Lane roadworks causing delays as large hole dug

Roadworks in New Hall Lane during Saturday (2 December) Pic: Sue Walker Roadworks in New Hall Lane during Saturday (2 December) Pic: Sue Walker Delays are expected again in New Hall Lane due to major roadworks. Two-way temporary traffic signals are in […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement New giant inflatable play park coming to Preston

An artist impression of inside Wacky World An artist impression of inside Wacky World A giant inflatable play park has taken on a permanent premises in Preston. Wacky World Preston takes over what was the Little Monsters […]

2 weeks ago
New cafe planned for former Ribbleton Lane shop

Ribbleton Lane where the cafe could open Pic: Google Ribbleton Lane where the cafe could open Pic: Google A former kids clothing shop looks set to become a cafe in the St Matthews area. MMA Architectural Design have tabled […]

1 month ago
Dynamite discovered in former Preston pub

Bomb squad in London Road Bomb squad in London Road Police closed off a hand car wash and former pub in Fishwick. Shines car wash and the former Shawes Arms pub in London Road had […]

1 month ago
Woman taken to hospital after River Ribble fall

Police were called to the Ribble during early hours of Saturday Pic: Paul Melling Police were called to the Ribble during early hours of Saturday Pic: Paul Melling Armed police officers pulled a woman and her friends to safety during the early hours of […]

1 month ago
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