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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.

White van recovered following brazen Fishwick fly-tipping

The white van being recovered by the city council The white van being recovered by the city council A van suspected to being used to fly-tip in Preston has been towed away. Following an appeal from Preston City Council, […]

2 weeks ago
Man arrested following death of woman in Preston

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Preston. Police were called to an address of Chatsworth Street shortly after 2am this morning. A 42-year-old […]

1 month ago
Builder comes to aid of Preston pharmacy staff during armed raid

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the incident Footage has been released by police investigating an attempted robbery at a pharmacy in Preston. Around 3.15pm on Thursday 9 February a man entered the New Hall Lane Pharmacy, Fishwick. […]

1 month ago
Fire crews save two people during fire at Fishwick flats

Emergency service vehicles at the flats in Samuel Street Pic: Preston Fire Station Emergency service vehicles at the flats in Samuel Street Pic: Preston Fire Station A road in Fishwick was closed off while emergency services dealt with a fire at a flat. […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 months 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 […]

2 months 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 […]

2 months 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 […]

2 months ago
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