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.

Pictures show how Brockholes Brow A59 works are progressing

Work on the A59 at Brockholes Brow to stabilise an embankment after a small landslide occurred in March 2021. One lane has been closed since the landslide, but the road […]

18 hours ago
Care Quality Commission conducts ‘pioneering work’ with Deafway Preston

The Care Quality Commission has encouraged care home residents who are deaf or hard of hearing to share their healthcare experiences. The CQC is conducting ‘pioneering work’ with Deafway, a […]

4 days ago
M6 delays at Junction 31 northbound due to overturned car and trailer

An overturned car and trailer on the M6 at Junction 31 near Preston has delayed traffic after the closure of two lanes and the northbound exit sliproad. The closures will […]

2 weeks ago
Preston parks awarded Green Flag status

The Japanese Garden within Avenham park, Preston. Pic: Preston Council Preston City Council has received a Green Flag Award for Avenham and Miller Parks, Ashton Park, Fishwick Bottoms, Haslam Park, Moor Park and Winckley Square Gardens. Since the Covid-19 pandemic […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston secures safer streets funding

Church Street today Parts of Preston City Centre are set to become safer thanks to new Home Office funding. Preston City Council has won a bid of £146,568 in the latest round of […]

2 weeks ago
Off-road biking in Avenham, Broadgate and Fishwick tackled by police

Preston Police have been targeting those using off-road bikes illegally in Preston’s Broadgate and Fishwick areas. During Anti-Social Behaviour week officers have been targeting riders illegally using off-road bikes in […]

3 weeks ago
Brockholes Brow diversion routes confirmed ahead of seven-week closure

The A59 at Brockholes Brow will be closed during the summer as work to stabilise an embankment takes place. Access to and from the east of Preston will be impacted […]

4 weeks ago
Preston’s Quuwatul Islam mosque celebrates Lancashire public services

A local mosque has shown its appreciation for the work undertaken by county services during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quuwatul Islam mosque in Preston hosted a ‘star-studded’ event to celebrate […]

4 weeks ago
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