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.

Greyfriars councillor comes out as they call for Preston to embrace diversity

Councillor Gregg came out last week. Daniel Gregg, a Liberal Democrat councillor in Greyfriars, Preston, has come out as non-binary and is calling for the city to embrace its trans and ethnic minority communities. They came […]

1 day ago
Preston woman ‘braves the shave’ after losing three family members to cancer

Alexandra before and after head shave A Preston woman has shaved her head to raise money for charity after losing three family members to cancer. Alexandra Kiss’s uncle, grandmother, and mother-in-law have all died from the […]

1 week ago
New temporary road closures in Preston to aid social distancing

Further changes to roads in Preston are set to help social distancing. The changes aim to encourage people to walk and cycle for regular journeys as lockdown restrictions are eased, […]

2 weeks ago
Stoneygate ‘Urban Village’ plans to be discussed further by Council

Sketch showing a view from Church Street to Manchester Road roundabout Plans for development to the Stoneygate area will be revisited by councillors this week. Original plans to redevelop the area into an ‘urban village’ – released last July – show […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pensioner injured while aboard a bus in New Hall Lane

A Stagecoach bus service at the Bus Station Pic: Ian Simpson Police are appealing for information after an elderly man fell and suffered serious injuries while on a bus in Preston last week. The man, aged in his 80s, was taken […]

3 weeks ago
Dog control orders at some Preston nature reserves and parks being reviewed

Some areas of the city are already covered by the new Public Space Protection Orders - such as Ashton Park Pic: Tony Worrall The city is to be asked whether it wants seven dog control orders in parks and natures reserves in Preston to continue. Preston City Council is due to begin a […]

4 weeks ago
Two women attacked and racially abused near Brockholes Nature Reserve

A gang of youths is being hunted by police following an attack on a pair of women and racial slurs being thrown at a nature reserve in Preston. The victims, […]

4 weeks ago
Nuisance scrambler bikes appeal issued by Preston Police to identify three men

Police want to speak to the three men pictured Pic: Preston Police Police say they are continuing to tackle problems with ‘nuisance bikers’ in Preston. Throughout lockdown there have been numerous reports across Fulwood, Ingol, Fishwick and elsewhere in the city of […]

1 month ago
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