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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.

Former Preston pub to be converted into Muslim education centre

The Acregate is to be classed as a community asset A¬†planning application has been submitted to Preston City Council‘s planning department for a new Muslim education centre to open its doors in Preston. The request is for the new centre […]

2 weeks ago
Preston man who smashed his wife’s head with a hammer is jailed

Jamal Khan Jamal Khan A Preston man smashed a hammer into the head of his wife has been jailed for life. Jamal Khan, 52, was found guilty by Preston Crown Court of […]

2 weeks ago
Murder investigation ends into Geoffrey Street death

Geoffrey Street has seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Geoffrey Street had seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Police say they are no longer treating the death of a man in St Matthews as suspicious. The 26-year-old was […]

2 weeks ago
Woman released on bail as Preston murder investigation continues

Geoffrey Street has seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Geoffrey Street has seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google A Preston woman has been released on bail by police. The 22-year-old was arrested during Thursday (3 August) on suspicion […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Indian takeaway to relaunch in New Hall Lane

The former Indian Express takeaway in Fylde Road The former Indian Express takeaway in Fylde Road An Indian takeaway is to reopen in new premises. Indian Express, in Fylde Road, has been shut since late April and is […]

3 weeks ago
Traffic lights being out blamed for New Hall Lane crash

The incident in New Hall Lane The incident in New Hall Lane Traffic lights being out in New Hall Lane have been cited as the cause for an early morning crash. Preston Police were called to […]

3 weeks ago
Fire crews rescue man from New Hall Lane flat

Firefighters were in New Hall Lane during Thursday evening Pic: Google Firefighters were in New Hall Lane during Thursday evening Pic: Google A man was rescued from a flat in Deepdale following a fire. Firefighters entered the flat in New Hall […]

4 weeks ago
Free Muslim primary school in Preston applies for three more years

An aerial view of Eden Boys School in London Road An aerial view of the temporary school sites in London Road Proposals have been tabled to continue using a former office block as a Free School until 2020. Olive Primary […]

1 month ago
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