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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.

Cost of burial and cremation to rise in Preston

Preston Cemetery in Ribbleton Pic: Stephen Geraghty Preston Cemetery in Ribbleton Pic: Stephen Geraghty The cost of dying in Preston is set to increase from April. Preston City Council has proposed an above-inflation rise on the cost […]

4 months ago
Ninja Adventure Park opening in Preston

Ninja Adventure Park Prepare to tackle the ultimate challenge as a ninja adventure park is set to open near Preston city centre. Featuring two full children’s and adults Ninja courses, […]

4 months ago
Two cars set alight in arson at HMP Preston

HMP Preston has been picked to test the substance Pic: Tony Worrall HMP Preston Pic: Tony Worrall An arson investigation has begun after two cars were set alight near Preston Prison. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent one fire crew from Preston […]

4 months ago
New care home plan for empty Deepdale building

The former care home in Fletcher Road Pic: Google The former care home in Fletcher Road on the left Pic: Google A former alcohol dependency care home in Deepdale is to be brought back into use as a new […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Verne Troyer to visit Preston’s Wacky World

Verne Troyer Verne Troyer Best known for his role as ‘Mini-Me’ in Austin Powers – actor Verne Troyer is coming to Preston. He’ll be appearing at inflatable kids adventure indoor play centre […]

4 months ago
Preston dad is fundraising for his baby son with chronic lung disease

A Preston dad is fundraising so that his nine-month-old son can get the pulse oximeter he desperately needs. John Ashley Watson, from Fishwick, is raising money for his son, Matthew […]

4 months ago
Preston Cemetery grave decoration rules approved – but more ‘time to think’ urged

Preston Cemetery which borders Fishwick and Ribbleton Pic: spudfrawley Preston Cemetery which borders Fishwick and Ribbleton Pic: spudfrawley Controversial proposals to keep and enforce the rules around decorating graves in Preston Cemetery have been approved – but they face […]

4 months ago
Neighbour raises alarm as pensioner found to have fallen within Preston home

Acregate Lane Pic: Google Acregate Lane Pic: Google Police forced their way into the home of a pensioner during Saturday morning to rescue an elderly man who had fallen. A concerned neighbour raised the […]

4 months ago
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