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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.

Albert Richardson a former Mayor of Preston has died

Former councillor Albert Richardson Former councillor Albert Richardson A twice former Mayor of Preston has died. Honorary Alderman Albert Richardson passed away on Monday (3 September) aged 82. He was first elected in 1978 […]

3 months ago
Petition calls on Jeremy Corbyn to act on Preston grave decoration row

Preston Cemetery which borders Fishwick and Ribbleton Pic: spudfrawley Preston Cemetery which borders Fishwick and Ribbleton Pic: spudfrawley Campaigners have called for Jeremy Corbyn to intervene in rules around decorating graves in Preston and the rest of the UK. […]

3 months ago
Road in Deepdale to be closed for ‘Royal Wedding’

The top end of Chester Road is due to be closed Pic: Google The top end of Chester Road is due to be closed Pic: Google A short section of a road in Deepdale is to be shut for much of Sunday. Preston […]

3 months ago
Man found with head injury near New Hall Lane

Maitland Street off New Hall Lane Pic Google Maitland Street off New Hall Lane Pic Google Police have explained an incident that took place off New Hall Lane on Thursday morning. Eyewitnesses said a man was found covered […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Inside one of Preston’s Holiday Hunger markets – with families on the breadline

Families move along the tables laid out with the redistributed food Pic: Blog Preston Families move along the tables laid out with the redistributed food Pic: Blog Preston It’s just before 11am on a Thursday morning at St Matthews Church in New Hall Lane. […]

4 months ago
Talented Preston photographer releasing 2019 calendar

The Preston 2019 calendar by Sonia Bashir The Preston 2019 calendar by Sonia Bashir One of Preston’s most talented photographers is to put her photographs into print. Sonia Bashir who regularly features on our Blog Preston social […]

4 months ago
Muslims mark Muharram with Fishwick procession

The procession makes its way through Fishwick Pic: Sonia Bashir Roads around Fishwick were closed off during Sunday afternoon as Muslims marked the start of a new year in the […]

4 months ago
Where you can explore with Heritage Open Days 2018 in Preston

The Old Post Office is becoming the Shankly Hotel, and you can go for a look round Pic: Tony Worrall The Old Post Office is becoming the Shankly Hotel, and you can go for a look round Pic: Tony Worrall Heritage Open Days return to Preston and there’s 28 different […]

4 months ago
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