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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.

‘Temporary’ Preston city centre car park will stay for another three years

A ‘temporary’ car park located in the St Matthew’s area of Preston will remain in place after a planning application requesting the extended use of land was approved by the […]

1 day ago
Preston’s Mayor to open inflatable park near the city centre

The Mayor of Preston is set to open a new indoor inflatable park next week, which will be the biggest attraction of its kind in the North West. Jump Maniax […]

3 days ago
Emergency services battle fire in flat above New Hall Lane hair salon

Flames escape from the windows of the flat above Adams Hair Salon An investigation has been launched after a fire above a salon in New Hall Lane in the early hours of today (Sunday 9 May). Fire crews from Preston, Bamber Bridge and Penwortham […]

1 week ago
Man left with broken leg after hammer attack in New Hall Lane area

The junction of Caroline Street and New Hall Lane Pic: Google Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked by a group and left with a broken leg. At around 11.15pm yesterday (Friday 7 May), police were called to […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement How a disengaged Ribbleton lad grew up to create a mentoring scheme inspiring others

Rickeem Richardo A man from Ribbleton has gone from being a ‘disengaged student’ to the founder of a movement that aims to be a voice of encouragement and positivity. Rickeem Richardo, who […]

2 weeks ago
Coronavirus outbreak at HMP Preston is causing rise in St Matthew’s infection rate

HMP Preston in Ribbleton Street Pic: Betty Longbottom A coronavirus outbreak in HM Prison Preston has caused a rise in infection rates in St Matthew’s of the city. St Matthew’s recorded 35 Covid cases in the week running […]

2 weeks ago
Preston mum says Waverley Park is ‘deprived’ despite recent £25k boost

Waverley Park A Preston mum has expressed disappointment at what she says is a lack of investment in Waverley Park. The mum, who wishes to remain anonymous, said she would like to […]

2 weeks ago
Biggest inflatable playground in the North West to open in Preston

The biggest inflatable park in the North West is set to open in Preston next month. On 17 May, when restrictions are set to ease further, Jump Maniax, the North […]

4 weeks ago
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