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St Matthews

News and information about the area of St Matthews, which is closely linked with the area of Fishwick. It has a particularly active local residents group who are helping to shape the future of the area.

Man last seen in Bartle goes missing

Lewis Holden Lewis Holden Police have released the picture of a man who has gone missing. Lewis Holden was last seen in the Bartle area of the city on Monday (14 May) […]

5 days ago
Police appeal to trace woman at centre of Preston shoplifting incidents

Lyndsey Dimmock Lyndsey Dimmock Police have made a direct appeal for a woman to hand herself in after a string of shoplifting offences. Sergeant Hesketh of Preston Police has released a picture […]

1 week ago
Preston sex worker scheme ‘at risk’ after lottery bid rejected

New Hall Lane is one area of the city known to be frequented by sex workers New Hall Lane is one area of the city known to be frequented by sex workers A scheme to help street sex workers in Preston looks set to have a […]

1 month ago
Preston man jailed for burglary, assault and criminal damage

Leroy Allen is wanted by police Leroy Allen was the subject of a social media appeal by police A Preston man has been jailed for a string of offences across the city. Leroy Allen, 31, was […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement St Ignatius conservation group raise objections to Penny Street

This land at Penny Street is due to become a pay and display car park This land at Penny Street is due to become a pay and display car park ‘A haven for drug dealing and prostitution’ is the fear residents have about proposals for […]

2 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 […]

2 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 […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 months ago
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