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New community green space is restored in Fishwick

How Paul's Pad now looks How Paul’s Pad now looks A patch of empty land in Preston has been lovingly restored as a community space. Paul’s Pad, which sits within Fishwick, was transferred to a […]

10 months ago
Extra money to help regenerate Fishwick and St Matthews

New Hall Lane is already seeing major roadworks as part of a county council-backed scheme Pic: Sonia Bashir New Hall Lane is already seeing major roadworks as part of a county council-backed scheme Pic: Sonia Bashir Further money to help reinvigorate the Fishwick and St Matthews area has […]

1 year ago
Chance to get arty in Fishwick and St Matthews

Children from schools in Fishwick have been getting a mini carnival ready Pics: ArtFull A colourful celebration of Fishwick and St Matthews is to take place in early November. The Big Local Art Celebration gives residents the chance to share the wealth of creativity […]

2 years ago
Watch as historic Toppings bricks relaid at Fishwick Nature Reserve

Toppings bricks making a planter Historic bricks from Toppings Brickwork have been laid in the Fishwick Nature Reserve. A picture slideshow records the work done by the Friends of Fishwick and St Matthews to reclaim […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Hall Lane grotty shopfronts to be tackled with new repair fund

The fund is open to empty shops as well as those who need a lick of paint Pic: Tony Worrall Efforts to spruce up and revive a section of New Hall Lane could see businesses being given a helping hand. The Friends of Fishwick and St Matthews group are planning […]

3 years ago
Want to help shape the future of Fishwick and St Matthews?

The nature reserve in Fishwick Pic: Tony Worrall Fishwick and St Matthews residents are being urged to have their say on how the area can develop. Four projects have been announced so far in the Big Local project […]

3 years ago
Paul’s Pad to be saved in Preston City Council land swap deal

A green space in Fishwick known locally as Paul’s Pad is to be saved. Community Gateway Association had won permission to build 18 new homes on Truro Place in May […]

4 years ago
Historic plan: Fishwick and St Matthews residents vote in local referendum

Residents went to the polls in Fishwick and St Matthews on Thursday 12 February Part of Preston has seen more than 1,000 of its residents vote for a new neighbourhood plan. Fishwick and St Matthews residents came out to vote for the adoption of […]

4 years ago
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