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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.

Search continues for missing Preston schoolboy

Justin Corsbie Justin Corsbie Police are continuing to search for a teenager who was last seen in Fulwood. Justin Corsbie left Fulwood Academy in Black Bull Lane around 5.15pm on Tuesday (11 […]

2 days ago
There’s now a Portuguese takeaway in Preston

Tostada - the veggie one - is not just toast Pic: Blog Preston Outside the Novus Pizza takeaway in New Hall Lane Pic: Blog Preston When you think of Portuguese food it may well be a global chain beginning with N you think […]

1 week ago
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 […]

2 weeks 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 […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 weeks ago
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. […]

3 weeks ago
We get our skates on as Roller World Preston opens

A couple of the Preston Roller Girls at the Roller World Preston opening When the text appeared in the Blog Preston WhatsApp chat asking who wanted to attend the Roller World Preston opening day, I couldn’t reply quickly enough. After flirting with the […]

2 months ago
Indoor roller-skating centre opening in Preston

Roller World is coming to Preston Roller World is coming to Preston An indoor roller-skating centre is coming to Preston. What was a jeans storage unit off New Hall Lane is being given a new lease […]

2 months ago
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