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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.

Social distancing at HMP Preston ‘poor’ due to overcrowding

HMP Preston. Pic: Tony Worrall HMP Preston is severely overcrowded meaning social distancing is “all but impossible”, according to inspectors. The prison was visited in August by HM Inspectorate of Prisons inspectors to investigate Covid-19 […]

1 week ago
The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley to have had positive coronavirus tests in the last week

The number of positive tests for coronavirus has risen across Preston, South Ribble and Chorley. Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to only obtain a test if they […]

1 week ago
The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley affected by Covid-19 last week

A woman having a coronavirus test New figures have revealed the areas of Preton, South Ribble and Chorley to have recorded positive coronavirus tests in the week from August 28 to September 3. Read more: The areas affected by coronavirus between August 22 – 28 Moor Park […]

2 weeks ago
Police arrest two men found hiding in loft above St Matthews cannabis factory

Cannabis found (left) and an officer cutting through the roller shutter Two men found hiding in the loft space above a large cannabis factory in the St Matthews area have been arrested and charged. The Preston Neighbourhood Police Task Force and […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement The areas of Preston to have had positive Covid-19 tests last week

Woman finishing coronavirus test Frenchwood and Fishwick had the highest recorded number of positive coronavirus tests in the week from August 22 to 28. Eleven people tested positive for the virus in that area. […]

3 weeks ago
Drugs raid in St Matthews sees two people arrested

Two men have been arrested and are awaiting questioning. Two people have been arrested following a drugs raid in St Matthews yesterday. Preston Neighbourhood task force attended two addresses in the area, finding a large amount of cannabis in […]

4 weeks ago
Mother outraged after son’s third birthday ruined by ‘mouldy juice’ at Preston trampoline park

Jett on the trampoline at Flip Out A furious Preston mother claims her three-year-old son Jett’s birthday party was ruined by FlipOut Preston in Fishwick. Lisa Moseley, 29, has taken to social media in anger after the […]

1 month ago
Longridge and South Ribble are not included in the Preston local lockdown

A woman having a coronavirus test After the announcement today of a government enforced local lockdown from midnight, many people in and around Preston are concerned about whether the lockdown will affect their household. The local […]

2 months ago
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