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.

Amended Preston tram plans for test Deepdale line lodged

One of the trams which could come to Preston, and an artist impression of the Deepdale station Preston’s pilot tram line has seen a new planning application lodged. Part of the former Longridge to Preston railway line is due to be brought back into use for by […]

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Brockholes Brow killer driver is refused appeal against his sentence

Rachel Murphy and Shelby Maher The man who killed two young women on Brockholes Brow has been refused his appeal against his sentence. Mohmed Salman Patel was found guilty of causing the deaths of Shelby […]

2 weeks ago
Man in hospital after assault in Meadow Street

Emergency services in Meadow Street on Sunday Pic: Lee Ward Police are hunting two men after a man was slashed with a weapon in the street in Deepdale. Emergency services were called to reports of an assault in Meadow Street […]

2 weeks ago
Police close off Morrisons car park in Deepdale after woman hit by campervan

Police presence in the Morrisons car park Pic: Blog Preston A woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a campervan in a supermarket car park. Preston Police have taped off part of the Morrisons car […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s Sikh community parade through the city to mark Nagar Kirtan

The parade finished on the Flag Market Pic: Preston Sikh Society Preston was alive with the colour and sounds of the city’s Sikh community. Nagar Kirtan saw a parade through the streets of St Matthews, Deepdale and the city centre. Members […]

3 weeks ago
Educational centre plans for former Old England pub in Ribbleton Lane

The former Old England pub Pic: Tony Worrall A former pub which has become a target for arsonists look set to be brought back into use. Plans have been lodged to convert what was The Old England pub […]

1 month ago
Gang armed with hammer and machete raid Deepdale shop

The McColls store in Harewood Road, off Skeffington Road Pic: Google A newsagents in Preston has been raided by three men carrying a hammer and a machete. McColls in Harewood Road, Deepdale, was targeted during Monday (22 April) evening. Preston Police […]

1 month ago
Body found by police in Meadow Street

The incident took place in Meadow Street Pic: Google The body of a woman was found in Preston during Saturday morning. Preston Police confirmed they were called to Meadow Street. A woman’s body was found in the street at […]

2 months ago
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