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.

Public warned not to approach man wanted for Fishwick assault

Stuart Taylor A Manchester man is wanted by police after a woman was attacked and robbed in Fishwick. Stuart Taylor’s picture has been released by Preston Police. The 35-year-old from Trafford, Manchester, […]

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Picture released of man in connection with Fishwick stabbing

Richard Watkins A Fishwick man is being hunted by police following the stabbing of a 14-year-old boy in Preston. Richard Watkins is wanted in connection with the incident in Samuel Street, Fishwick, […]

5 hours ago
Pictures show River Ribble bursting banks as flood warnings in force

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby Flood warnings remain in force for the River Ribble at Preston as the river begins to burst its banks. Two sections of the river are rising rapidly following heavy rain […]

2 days ago
Two River Ribble flood warnings as Storm Hannah lashes the city

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown Two flood warnings are in force saying ‘flooding is expected’ from the River Ribble. The Environment Agency has two sections of the river at Preston under floodwatch. Heavy rainfall from […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police continue patrols in Fishwick but halt stop and search

PC Mike Simpson out on patrol Pic: Preston Police Police have now stopped their stop and search zone across a part of the city. Following the stabbing of a 14-year-old boy in Fishwick on Sunday night a Section 60 […]

4 days ago
The swap shop helping struggling families in Ribbleton

A community swap shop is helping young families in Ribbleton with the cost of raising a family. The St Matthews Swap Shop will be held this Thursday (March 15) and […]

5 days ago
Police stop and search in Fishwick to run for third night

Knives handed in during a knife amnesty in 2016 A third night of stop and searches by police is due to take place across a swathe of streets in Preston. Preston Police have been granted permission to put the […]

5 days ago
Second night of Preston stop and searches by police saw no arrests

The area where the Section 60 is in force Pic: Preston Police No arrests were made during a second night of stop and search powers being deployed in Preston. In response to a 14-year-old boy being stabbed in Samuel Street, Fishwick, on […]

5 days ago
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