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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.

New homes approved on a former Preston mill site

Artist impression of the new homes off Geoffrey Street More affordable new housing has been approved within the city, after Preston City Council passed another housing application. Councillors considered proposals […]

1 day ago
Former Preston mill site looks set to have new homes approved

A step towards more affordable housing in Preston looks set to be taken. What was land at Manchester Mill between Geoffrey Street and Owtram Street is to be built on. […]

1 week ago
New giant inflatable play park coming to Preston

An artist impression of inside Wacky World An artist impression of inside Wacky World A giant inflatable play park has taken on a permanent premises in Preston. Wacky World Preston takes over what was the Little Monsters […]

2 weeks ago
New cafe planned for former Ribbleton Lane shop

Ribbleton Lane where the cafe could open Pic: Google Ribbleton Lane where the cafe could open Pic: Google A former kids clothing shop looks set to become a cafe in the St Matthews area. MMA Architectural Design have tabled […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Hall Lane crash sees chemist windows damaged

The car was being retrieved from the chemist's The car was being retrieved from the chemist’s An elderly female driver has been checked over by paramedics after a crash in New Hall Lane. Preston Police closed off the […]

2 months ago
Preston Council to fund repairs on Fulwood and West View leisure centres

The climbing wall at West View Fulwood Leisure Centre was previously operated by the city council Tens of thousands of pounds more is to be handed over to a social enterprise which has taken on running […]

2 months ago
Extra money to help regenerate Fishwick and St Matthews

New Hall Lane is already seeing major roadworks as part of a county council-backed scheme Pic: Sonia Bashir New Hall Lane is already seeing major roadworks as part of a county council-backed scheme Pic: Sonia Bashir Further money to help reinvigorate the Fishwick and St Matthews area has […]

2 months ago
Plans revealed for new homes and apartments off Geoffrey Street

Plans have been revealed for new homes and apartments to be located on land west of Geoffrey Street, in Ribbleton. A planning application was submitted to Preston City Council‘s planning […]

2 months ago
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