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.

Acregate Lane was shut due to fire ‘threatening to spread to buildings’

Acregate Lane and New Hall Lane junction Pic: Google Acregate Lane and New Hall Lane junction Pic: Google Emergency services closed a section of Acregate Lane in Fishwick during Tuesday afternoon after a fire threatened to spread to a […]

6 days ago
Brockholes Brow killer launches appeal against sentence

Mohmed Salman Patel arrives at Preston Crown Court Pic: SWNS A dangerous driver who killed two women on Brockholes Brow, moments after sending a text message to his girlfriend has lodged an appeal against his conviction. Mohmed Salman Patel, 26, […]

1 week ago
Hundreds of homes in Fishwick were without power

Electricity North West engineers Electricity North West engineers Hundreds of homes off New Hall Lane were without power. The fault was reported to Electricity North West around 8.40pm on Thursday 4 October in Fishwick […]

2 weeks ago
Suspected burglar on the run from police in Fishwick

Jamie Carlisle Jamie Carlisle A suspected burglary is on the run after breaching his prison licence. Jamie Carlisle is wanted by police after being released from prison in February. He is known […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Traveller group leave London Road and head for Grimsargh

A number of horses have also been spotted grazing on the fields A number of horses had also been spotted grazing on the fields A group of travellers have moved on from playing fields on the edge of Preston. More than a […]

4 weeks ago
Travellers in London Road targeted with eviction notice

The caravans in London Road The caravans in London Road Travellers remain on two sites in Preston having moved on from Moor Park. Around 30 caravans moved from the grade-II listed park on Sunday (16 […]

4 weeks ago
Search continues for missing Preston schoolboy

Justin Corsbie Justin Corsbie Police are continuing to search for a teenager who was last seen in Fulwood. Justin Corsbie left Fulwood Academy in Black Bull Lane around 5.15pm on Tuesday (11 […]

4 weeks ago
There’s now a Portuguese takeaway in Preston

Tostada - the veggie one - is not just toast Pic: Blog Preston Outside the Novus Pizza takeaway in New Hall Lane Pic: Blog Preston When you think of Portuguese food it may well be a global chain beginning with N you think […]

1 month ago
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