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.

Live updates: Brockholes Brow death crash sentencing

Mohmed Salman Patel arrives at Preston Crown Court Pic: SWNS Rachel Murphy and Shelby Maher The man who killed two girls from Preston will take the stand to learn his sentence during Tuesday (7 August). Mohmed Salman Patel, 26, from […]

1 week ago
We get our skates on as Roller World Preston opens

A couple of the Preston Roller Girls at the Roller World Preston opening When the text appeared in the Blog Preston WhatsApp chat asking who wanted to attend the Roller World Preston opening day, I couldn’t reply quickly enough. After flirting with the […]

2 weeks ago
New Hall Lane off-licence faces licensing review

The Krakow store in New Hall Lane Pic: Google An off-licence in New Hall Lane will face a hearing where it could be stripped of its licence to sell alcohol. […]

2 weeks ago
Indoor roller-skating centre opening in Preston

Roller World is coming to Preston Roller World is coming to Preston An indoor roller-skating centre is coming to Preston. What was a jeans storage unit off New Hall Lane is being given a new lease […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Inquest concludes how man found with stab wound in Preston died

Geoffrey Street has seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Geoffrey Street saw door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Preston Coroners Court have listed the cause of death of a man in St Matthew‘s as a self-inflicted stab wound. Elliott […]

3 weeks ago
Woman who helps out Fishwick football side up for volunteering award

Jyoti Karri Jyoti Karri An unsung hero from Preston is in the running to be crowned as Lancashire’s Volunteer of the Year. Jyoti Karri from Fishwick Rangers, a youth football side in […]

4 weeks ago
Roadworks in New Hall Lane begin to fix sinkhole

A sinkhole which developed in New Hall Lane has seen emergency roadworks put in to fill it. Temporary traffic lights are in place and contractors are in place between Hawarden […]

4 weeks ago
Moor Park gains Green Flag status to notch up seven top parks in Preston

Moor Park has seen a major change in fortunes Pic: Gary Bond Moor Park has seen a major change in fortunes Pic: Gary Bond Another of Preston’s parks has gained Green Flag status to recognise it as one of the country’s best […]

1 month ago
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