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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.

Acregate Lane was shut due to fire ‘threatening to spread to buildings’

Acregate Lane and New Hall Lane junction Pic: Google Acregate Lane and New Hall Lane junction Pic: Google Emergency services closed a section of Acregate Lane in Fishwick during Tuesday afternoon after a fire threatened to spread to a […]

1 week ago
Hundreds of homes in Fishwick were without power

Electricity North West engineers Electricity North West engineers Hundreds of homes off New Hall Lane were without power. The fault was reported to Electricity North West around 8.40pm on Thursday 4 October in Fishwick […]

2 weeks ago
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 […]

1 month 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 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 month 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 months ago
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 […]

2 months 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. […]

2 months ago
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