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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.

Frenchwood school celebrates being named in top 10 schools in Lancashire for active travel

Frenchwood Community Primary School pupils with Cllr Yakub Patel and Living Streets mascot Strider Frenchwood Community Primary School has been named one of the top 10 schools in Lancashire for active travel. Pupils and families have been participating in the Living Streets WOW challenge, […]

2 days ago
Ribbleton van workshop supplies armoured truck to help Ukraine aid effort

The armoured truck supplied to Ukraine A Ribbleton-based vehicle specialist company has supplied a heavy duty armoured truck to deliver aid into Ukraine. Fleet Service Limited refurbished the converted Mercedes Actross and loaded it up with […]

1 week ago
Week of knife surrender sees weapons sweep at Frenchwood Allotments

Numerous weapons have been collected on the first day of Operation Sceptre Pic: Preston Police Operation Sceptre, the national week of knife surrender, has begun. Preston Police are inviting people to surrender weapons to one of the knife bins located in Princess Street in Avenham, […]

1 week ago
Drug drivers stopped in Preston

VW Caddy stopped for drug driving Pic: Preston Police Preston Police have taken to social media to share details of drug drivers who have been caught in the city. On Sunday (15 May) a Mitsubishi was stopped in Leighton […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement A59 at Brockholes Brow to be closed over summer following 2021 landslip

Brockholes Brow 2021 landslip Pic: Lancashire County Council The A59 at Brockholes Brow is due to be closed over the summer for vital work to stabilise an embankment. A lane has been closed on the road since March […]

2 weeks ago
Preston man wanted in connection with rape, criminal damage, assault and stalking

Owen Buck Preston Police are appealing for information to find wanted man Owen Buck. Buck, of Andrew Street in the St Matthew’s area, is wanted in connection with allegations of rape, criminal […]

2 weeks ago
Investigation after fire at derelict Fishwick building

Glenluce Drive Pic: Google An investigation has been launched into the cause of a fire at a derelict building in Fishwick. Two fire engines from Preston and Bamber Bridge were called to the blaze […]

3 weeks ago
Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

3 weeks ago
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