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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.

Latest plans for Preston tram network ‘could see first rides by 2021’ on Deepdale test line

Preston Trampower has won planning approval to build a demonstrator line as part of its plans to bring passenger tram services back to the city after an absence of 85 […]

8 hours ago
Preston taxi drivers fear for their lives after series of attacks

AAA Taxis damaged cab Preston taxi drivers say they fear for their safety after a spate of attacks on their cars. The attacks, which are concentrated around New Hall Lane and Blackpool Road, involve […]

1 week ago
Police want to trace man after serious assault just off New Hall Lane

Preston Police want to speak to Wayne Collett in connection with a serious assault. Police were called to the incident at around 7pm on November 19. On arrival at the […]

1 week ago
Well-known Preston window cleaner Arthur Eteson passes away

Arthur Eteson, well-known window cleaner. Pic: Youtube Window cleaner Arthur Eteson passed away on Friday 20 November. He has been cleaning windows in the area for years and was a well-loved member of the community. The 79-year-old […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Map shows latest coronavirus case rise and falls in areas of Preston and South Ribble

Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus data map Most areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a decrease in Covid cases over the last week (11-18 November). However, areas such as Leyland North, Plungington and University and […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Community Hub collecting gift donations for Christmas shoe boxes

Preston Community Hub are encouraging people to donate to this years shoebox appeal Preston Community Hub’s volunteers are in the process of collecting gifts for children in the St Matthews and Fishwick area of Preston. Currently around 120 families are served a week […]

2 weeks ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week November 14 to 20

Dawn breaking over Preston on Thursday 18 November Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. The transgender flag was flown from Town Hall to honour lost trans lives, Preston Council confirmed […]

2 weeks ago
Man arrested in Fishwick for possession of ‘machete type’ knife

A man has been arrested following an incident in Fishwick. Preston NPT Tast Force Officers attended the incident today (November 20) where they detained a male. He was in possession […]

2 weeks ago
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