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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.

Old St Mary’s school building set to become flats

The old St Mary’s school building in St Mary’s Street, off New Hall Lane, could be converted into 14 flats if Preston City Council grants approval. Developers DBR Builders have […]

14 mins ago
Bin raiders shown on CCTV in Ribbleton Lane

Three men shown in CCTV released by Preston City Council CCTV pictures have been released of suspected bin raiders in Ribbleton Lane. Preston City Council posted the pictures of three men taking rubbish bags. The bags were found ripped and […]

16 hours ago
Gunshots heard in Deepdale

Skeffington Road Pic: Google Shots have been fired in Deepdale during Friday (1 February) afternoon. Preston Police say they believe it is a targeted incident. Officers were called at 4.40pm to Skeffington Road to […]

2 weeks ago
Woman grabbed in Deepdale side street

Lansdeer Street Pic: Google Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was ‘grabbed’ in Deepdale. The woman was grabbed by the arm around 1.50pm on Wednesday 23 January. The incident took place Lansdeer […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bus and car in Ribbleton Lane crash

The traffic in Ribbleton Lane Pic: Shallow Photography Traffic is being held on a route in the St Matthews area of the city due to a crash. A bus and a silver car have collided. The Preston Bus […]

3 weeks ago
UCLan graduate opens art and coffee shop in Ribbleton Lane

Gallery D52 in Ribbleton Lane A new independent art and coffee shop is open in Ribbleton Lane. Gallery D52 is run by artist Suzi Topp, who recently graduated from UCLan with a degree in Fine […]

4 weeks ago
Police drop Hesketh Arms licensing change objection

The Hesketh Arms saw a major revamp in the last few months Police have removed their objection to a Preston pub’s licensing change. The Hesketh Arms, owned by Marston’s, had applied, as part of an application to Preston City Council, to remove […]

4 weeks ago
Police challenge Hesketh Arms glassware change bid

The Hesketh Arms saw a major revamp in the last few months A Preston pub wanting to change a rule about the type of glass it uses faces objections from the police. Marston’s have applied to Preston City Council to remove a […]

1 month ago
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