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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.

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 […]

4 days 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 […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month ago
Man in hospital after New Hall Lane attack

Junction of Delaware Street and New Hall Lane Pic: Google Junction of Delaware Street and New Hall Lane Pic: Google A man in his 30s was taken to hospital following an assault in the St Matthews area of the city. […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement More New Hall Lane roadworks begin from Monday

Work is ongoing in New Hall Lane Pic: Sonia Bashir More roadworks are taking place in New Hall Lane as the latest stage of the revamp of the major route into Preston continues. Two junctions on the road are to […]

5 months ago
Fulwood and West View leisure centres have a new owner

A swimming pool operated by GLL in one of their Better Leisure Services centres in Workington Swimmers and gym-goers using Preston’s two leisure centres will see them under new ownership from April. Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) is to have a 125-year lease to take on the […]

5 months ago
Fulwood and West View leisure centre sell off – everything you need to know

West View Leisure Centre Fulwood and West View Leisure Centres will see big changes with confirmation they are no longer council run. Preston City Council has agreed a deal to transfer its entire leisure […]

5 months ago
Gang who blighted Preston are BANNED from the city

From top left, clockwise: Fidel Hughes, Haq Nawaz, Abid Umar, Aaron Hampson and Dil Nawaz A gang who terrorised Avenham and Fishwick have been banned from the city and surrounding area. Lancashire Police applied for the Gang Injunction Order against six men – from Leyland, […]

6 months ago
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