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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.

More New Hall Lane roadworks begin from Monday

Work is ongoing in New Hall Lane Pic: Sonia Bashir More roadworks are taking place in New Hall Lane as the latest stage of the revamp of the major route into Preston continues. Two junctions on the road are to […]

4 days ago
Fulwood and West View leisure centres have a new owner

A swimming pool operated by GLL in one of their Better Leisure Services centres in Workington Swimmers and gym-goers using Preston’s two leisure centres will see them under new ownership from April. Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) is to have a 125-year lease to take on the […]

5 days ago
Fulwood and West View leisure centre sell off – everything you need to know

West View Leisure Centre Fulwood and West View Leisure Centres will see big changes with confirmation they are no longer council run. Preston City Council has agreed a deal to transfer its entire leisure […]

5 days ago
Average speed cameras to be introduced on two Preston roads

How the average speed cameras look Two notorious accident black-spots in Preston are to have average speed cameras introduced. Brockholes Brow where Rachel Marie Murphy and Shelby Maher died and London Road where biker Robert Symonowicz […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Gang who blighted Preston are BANNED from the city

From top left, clockwise: Fidel Hughes, Haq Nawaz, Abid Umar, Aaron Hampson and Dil Nawaz A gang who terrorised Avenham and Fishwick have been banned from the city and surrounding area. Lancashire Police applied for the Gang Injunction Order against six men – from Leyland, […]

2 weeks ago
Car filmed on wrong side of the road at Brockholes Brow

The driver drifts over into the lanes coming up the hill from the motorway Pic: LancsRoadPolice Driver just performed THIS in front of a marked patrol car in Preston 😱 There are no words! Reported to the courts for offences. #T3RPU pic.twitter.com/OvoSKqrTSp — Lancs Road Police […]

3 weeks ago
Negotiations continue on sale of Fulwood and West View leisure centres

Fulwood Leisure Centre is likely to transfer out of council ownership The sale of Preston’s leisure centres has moved a step closer. Preston City Council is preparing to offload Fulwood Leisure Centre and West View Leisure Centre during the course of […]

3 weeks ago
Belle Vue pub plans rile Friends of Fishwick group

How the new dental surgery and shops may look A community campaign group in Fishwick has signalled it will object to proposals to convert a former pub into a convenience store and dental surgery. Friends of Fishwick and St […]

1 month ago
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