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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.

Woman sought in connection with theft from Preston supermarket

Police want to speak to this woman Police want to speak to this woman Police are appealing to trace a woman in connection with a theft in a city supermarket. The incident took place at an unnamed […]

4 days ago
Police investigate ‘sudden death’ at house in Preston

Forensic officers at the scene in Acregate Lane Pic: Blog Preston Forensic officers at the scene in Acregate Lane Pic: Blog Preston Forensic officers were at a house in the St Matthews area during Tuesday (11 December) afternoon. Preston Police have […]

5 days ago
Deepdale chicken factory applies for new extension

Gafoor halal in Fletcher Road Gafoor halal in Fletcher Road A chicken processing plant in Preston looks set to expand. Gafoor Pure Halal has been producing chicken meat since 2005 in Fletcher Road, Deepdale. Plans […]

3 weeks ago
Man attacked with iron bar after leaving New Hall Lane takeaway

Salisbury Street Pic: Google Salisbury Street Pic: Google Four men are being hunted after a man was attacked after buying a takeaway with his girlfriend in New Hall Lane. Preston Police were called to […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Masked gang hunted after Audi driver attacked in New Hall Lane

The attack took place between Derby Square and New Hall Lane Pic: Google The attack took place between Derby Square and New Hall Lane Pic: Google Six men wearing masks left a man with serious injuries to his hands and face following disorder […]

3 weeks ago
Huge cannabis haul seized as police tackle gang-related crime

Police seized the drugs overnight A large amount of cannabis was seized by Lancashire Constabulary in Preston overnight. Police have become aware of activity thanks in part to community concerns […]

2 months ago
A fifth person arrested after shotgun blast in Preston

Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher A total of five people have now been arrested following a shotgun blast earlier in the week. On Tuesday […]

2 months ago
Two men arrested in connection with shotgun blast in Preston

Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher A further two people have been arrested in connection with a ‘targeted shooting’ in the St Matthews area. A […]

2 months ago
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