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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.

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 […]

3 weeks 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 […]

3 weeks ago
Man hunted after two sex workers attacked in Preston

St Mary's Street Pic: Google St Mary’s Street Pic: Google Police are searching for an Asian man after two sex workers were attacked in Preston. A man approached two women in St Mary’s Street off […]

3 weeks ago
Man rescued from flat after kitchen fire in New Hall Lane

New Hall Lane Pic: Google New Hall Lane Pic: Google Fire crews were out in New Hall Lane on Sunday tea time to put out a kitchen fire. Two fire engines from Preston attended the […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Two cars involved in New Hall Lane crash

Fire service on the scene in New Hall Lane Pic: Andy H Fire service on the scene in New Hall Lane Pic: Andy H Emergency services were called out after a crash at a Preston junction on Friday evening. Faulty traffic lights […]

4 weeks ago
Joseph Alderson missing: Appeal to find Preston teenager

Joseph Alderson Joseph Alderson Police say they are becoming increasingly concerned about a teenager not seen since last Tuesday. Joseph Alderson was last seen in New Hall Lane. The 16-year-old was spotted […]

4 weeks ago
Mini-supermarket plan for Perrys site on the back burner

The former Perry's site has been subject of arson attempts The former Perry’s site has been subject of arson attempts Proposals for a mini-supermarket and retail development off Blackpool Road have been mothballed. SDG (Preston) Limited had tabled plans for […]

1 month ago
Watch moment Ellen Higginbottom’s killer is caught in Preston

Higginbottom had just completed her A-levels The moment the man eventually sentenced for the murder of a Wigan teenager was caught in Preston has been released. Greater Manchester Police arrested Mark Buckley at his home in […]

1 month ago
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