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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.

Huge cannabis haul seized as police tackle gang-related crime

Police seized the drugs overnight A large amount of cannabis was seized by Lancashire Constabulary in Preston overnight. Police have become aware of activity thanks in part to community concerns […]

2 weeks ago
A fifth person arrested after shotgun blast in Preston

Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher A total of five people have now been arrested following a shotgun blast earlier in the week. On Tuesday […]

3 weeks ago
House of Commons discuss Fishwick residents left with property damage

Mark Hendrick raising the issue in the House of Commons Pic: Parliament TV A parliamentary debate has taken place discussing the Fishwick residents who were left with property damage. The […]

3 weeks ago
Two men arrested in connection with shotgun blast in Preston

Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher A further two people have been arrested in connection with a ‘targeted shooting’ in the St Matthews area. A […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man and woman arrested as Ribbleton shotgun investigation continues

Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher A man and woman have been arrested in connection with a shotgun blast in Preston during the early hours […]

3 weeks ago
Family’s plea to dismiss Brockholes Brow killer’s appeal

Rachel Murphy and Shelby Maher The families of Shelby Maher, 17, and Rachel Murphy, 23, who were killed as they crossed Brockholes Brow, have made a plea to the Attorney General to dismiss the girls’ […]

3 weeks ago
House of Commons will debate issue of Fishwick residents left with property damage

Sir Mark Hendrick secured the debate A parliamentary debate will take place in the House of Commons regarding the Fishwick residents who were left with property damage. Sir Mark Hendrick […]

4 weeks ago
Acregate Lane was shut due to fire ‘threatening to spread to buildings’

Acregate Lane and New Hall Lane junction Pic: Google Acregate Lane and New Hall Lane junction Pic: Google Emergency services closed a section of Acregate Lane in Fishwick during Tuesday afternoon after a fire threatened to spread to a […]

1 month ago
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