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News and information for the area of Preston, Lancashire known as Fishwick. An area to the South-East of the city it is what you’ll see as you come up the hill from Walton-le-Dale and includes the area known as St Matthews.

Police issue dispersal order for fourth night in Skeffington Road area

The police are targeting a very specific area with the Section 34 order A dispersal order is in force in an area of Deepdale for a fourth night in three weeks. Skeffington Road area is subject to a Section 34 order. Preston Police […]

13 hours ago
Skeffington Road dispersal order in force for third night

The dispersal order runs from Ribbleton Lane down to Matiland Street Police are stepping up patrols again around Skeffington Road. A Section 34 dispersal order is in force for a third night this week. It gives police the power to ask […]

2 weeks ago
Flood alerts withdrawn for Preston and Lancashire

Brighter weather is on the way to Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Flood alerts and warnings for Preston have been stood down. The Environment Agency has withdrawn flood alerts which covered the Lower River Ribble and River Darwen. A flood warning for […]

3 weeks ago
Flood alert issued for River Ribble and River Darwen at Preston

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby River levels are rising on the Lower River Ribble and River Darwen. A flood alert is in force from the Environment Agency. Update: During Monday morning all flood alerts and […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Fishwick care home creating 77 new jobs

How the new care home may look A new care home due to open in Preston during the Autumn has begun recruiting. Dozens of jobs are to be available at Ribble View. The former St Theresa’s church […]

4 weeks ago
Man airlifted to hospital after falling from height in Fishwick

Church Avenue in Fishwick Pic: Google Emergency services were called to Fishwick during Wednesday afternoon after an industrial accident. A man had fallen from height while working in Church Avenue, off New Hall Lane. North West […]

4 weeks ago
Thunderstorm pictured as it breaks over Preston during the early hours

Lightning over the rooftops in Fishwick Pic: Sonia Bashir Preston was awoken during the early hours by a dazzling thunderstorm. As temperatures reached up to 30 degrees in city and a sweltering night unfolded lightning forked over the city. […]

4 weeks ago
Preston Trams update to be given at public meeting

An artists impression of how the tram stop on Deepdale Street would look A public meeting takes place during Wednesday evening into the future of a tram line for the city. Preston Trampower is giving Prestonians a chance to hear about their proposals. […]

4 weeks ago
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