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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.

Former Preston pub to be converted into Muslim education centre

The Acregate is to be classed as a community asset A planning application has been submitted to Preston City Council‘s planning department for a new Muslim education centre to open its doors in Preston. The request is for the new centre […]

1 week ago
Murder investigation ends into Geoffrey Street death

Geoffrey Street has seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Geoffrey Street had seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Police say they are no longer treating the death of a man in St Matthews as suspicious. The 26-year-old was […]

2 weeks ago
Woman released on bail as Preston murder investigation continues

Geoffrey Street has seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Geoffrey Street has seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google A Preston woman has been released on bail by police. The 22-year-old was arrested during Thursday (3 August) on suspicion […]

2 weeks ago
Indian takeaway to relaunch in New Hall Lane

The former Indian Express takeaway in Fylde Road The former Indian Express takeaway in Fylde Road An Indian takeaway is to reopen in new premises. Indian Express, in Fylde Road, has been shut since late April and is […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Traffic lights being out blamed for New Hall Lane crash

The incident in New Hall Lane The incident in New Hall Lane Traffic lights being out in New Hall Lane have been cited as the cause for an early morning crash. Preston Police were called to […]

3 weeks ago
Preston councillor to be recognised for her service to the city

Veronica Afrin during her year as Mayor Veronica Afrin during her year as Mayor Since her first political foray in the late 1970s she’s seen Preston change. But from her time representing the area of St Matthews […]

2 months ago
Brockholes Brow death crash driver appears in court

Rachel and Shelby who died as a result of the Brockholes Brow crash Rachel and Shelby who died as a result of the Brockholes Brow crash A man has appeared in court charged with causing the death of two Preston women in a […]

3 months ago
When average speed cameras are coming to Brockholes Brow

How the average speed cameras look How the average speed cameras look Work to put in average speed cameras at an accident black-spot in Preston is to begin in September. Brockholes Brow is the second section […]

3 months ago
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