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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.

Six Preston parks retain their Green Flag awards

Ashton Park may see new flowers blooming Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has today announced that six local parks have won Green Flag Awards. Green Flag included Ashton Park, Avenham and Miller Parks, Fishwick Bottoms, Haslam Park, Moor Park […]

4 days ago
Sir Tom Finney Community High School to see new car park and other changes

Sir Tom Finney Community High School. Pic: Google A planning application has been submitted for works to be done to Sir Tom Finney Community High School. The changes include a new car park, lighting columns, 3m tall security […]

1 month ago
Mosque in Fishwick applies to change internal layout of building

Fishwick Mosque. Pic: Google A planning application has been submitted to reconfigure the internal layout of a Fishwick mosque. The application seeks to change the internal layout at Masjid-E-Aqsa in Fishwick Parade. It states: […]

1 month ago
Specialist maths school in Preston plans approved

What the school will look like. Plans for a specialist maths school in Preston have been approved. The new school, which will be in London Road, is a collaboration between two education providers, Lancaster University and Cardinal […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Former Perry’s Motor Village to become affordable housing estate

Perry's motor village stands in Blackpool Road Pic: Google The former Perry’s Motor Village in Blackpool Road is to become an affordable housing estate. Plans have been submitted to turn the car dealership into 31 houses and 42 apartments/maisonettes. […]

3 months ago
Police raid suspected brothel in St Matthews

Preston Neighbourhood Police have conducted a search at an address in Harling Road on the St Matthews ward and found a suspected brothel. As a result of further enquiries two […]

3 months ago
Hundreds of early Eid ul Adha meals delivered to Prestonians impacted by Covid-19

Just under 240 meals were delivered Pic: Preston's Promise A special Eid ul Adha meal has been delivered to Prestonians impacted by Covid-19 by community group Preston Promise. The classic dish of Lamb Biryani, which originates from the kitchens […]

3 months ago
Two Fishwick men charged with firearm offences after organised crime bust

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Two Fishwick men have been charged with firearm offences as part of Lancashire Police’s efforts to disrupt organised crime. At 4pm on Wednesday 14 July officers stopped a vehicle in […]

3 months ago
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