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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.

Preston’s Sikh community parade through the city to mark Nagar Kirtan

The parade finished on the Flag Market Pic: Preston Sikh Society Preston was alive with the colour and sounds of the city’s Sikh community. Nagar Kirtan saw a parade through the streets of St Matthews, Deepdale and the city centre. Members […]

5 hours ago
Clarke and Sons butchers are open in their New Hall Lane shop

Clarke and Sons will no longer trade in the Market Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston butcher who left the Market Hall after complaining it was too cold to work has opened a new shop in New Hall Lane. Four weeks after Clarke and […]

1 week ago
Educational centre plans for former Old England pub in Ribbleton Lane

The former Old England pub Pic: Tony Worrall A former pub which has become a target for arsonists look set to be brought back into use. Plans have been lodged to convert what was The Old England pub […]

3 weeks ago
Gang armed with hammer and machete raid Deepdale shop

The McColls store in Harewood Road, off Skeffington Road Pic: Google A newsagents in Preston has been raided by three men carrying a hammer and a machete. McColls in Harewood Road, Deepdale, was targeted during Monday (22 April) evening. Preston Police […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Flood defences plan for Frenchwood and Fishwick to be shown

Flooded playing fields can be seen at Christ the King Pic: Chris Taylor Flood defence proposals for Frenchwood and Fishwick are to be displayed this week. The Environment Agency is holding a drop-in session to show how they want to protect the area […]

4 weeks ago
Body found by police in Meadow Street

The incident took place in Meadow Street Pic: Google The body of a woman was found in Preston during Saturday morning. Preston Police confirmed they were called to Meadow Street. A woman’s body was found in the street at […]

4 weeks ago
New mini-supermarket planned off Ribbleton Lane

The empty unit, pictured at the back, is due to become a mini-supermarket Pic: Blog Preston A new small-scale supermarket is planned in the St Matthews area. Plans have gone in to change a former storage unit off Ribbleton Lane into a new store. The unit […]

4 weeks ago
Former Fishwick Golf Club course becoming a hotspot for motorbike nuisance

Fishwick Hall Golf Club Pic: Russbomb Fishwick Golf Club stands empty following its closure in November last year. With no sign of the site off Glenluce Drive being redeveloped or brought back as a golf club […]

1 month ago
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