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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.

New Hall Lane closure sees fire crews rescue man from flat

Firefighters at work in New Hall Lane Pic: Farhan Shaikh A major road in Preston has been shut after emergency services had to rescue a man from a flat. Emergency services are clearing up in New Hall Lane following the […]

17 hours ago
Section 60 order in place following second Fishwick stabbing

A Section 60 order has been put in place in Fishwick after a second teenager was stabbed. Extra police patrols, including mounted, have been in the area to offer reassurance […]

2 days ago
Arrests after second stabbing in Fishwick

A 15-year-old boy has been stabbed in Fishwick, making him the second victim of knife crime in the area this month. Police have today arrested seven teenagers after the incident, […]

2 days ago
Public warned not to approach man wanted for Fishwick assault

Stuart Taylor A Manchester man is wanted by police after a woman was attacked and robbed in Fishwick. Stuart Taylor’s picture has been released by Preston Police. The 35-year-old from Trafford, Manchester, […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Update – Wanted Fishwick man has been found

Richard Watkins A Fishwick man wanted in connection with the stabbing of a 14-year-old boy in Preston has been found. Preston police launched an appeal to find Richard Watkins, 25, in connection […]

4 days ago
Pictures show River Ribble bursting banks as flood warnings in force

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby Flood warnings remain in force for the River Ribble at Preston as the river begins to burst its banks. Two sections of the river are rising rapidly following heavy rain […]

6 days ago
Two River Ribble flood warnings as Storm Hannah lashes the city

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown Two flood warnings are in force saying ‘flooding is expected’ from the River Ribble. The Environment Agency has two sections of the river at Preston under floodwatch. Heavy rainfall from […]

6 days ago
Police continue patrols in Fishwick but halt stop and search

PC Mike Simpson out on patrol Pic: Preston Police Police have now stopped their stop and search zone across a part of the city. Following the stabbing of a 14-year-old boy in Fishwick on Sunday night a Section 60 […]

1 week ago
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