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.

Clarke and Sons butchers are open in their New Hall Lane shop

Clarke and Sons will no longer trade in the Market Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston butcher who left the Market Hall after complaining it was too cold to work has opened a new shop in New Hall Lane. Four weeks after Clarke and […]

1 week ago
Educational centre plans for former Old England pub in Ribbleton Lane

The former Old England pub Pic: Tony Worrall A former pub which has become a target for arsonists look set to be brought back into use. Plans have been lodged to convert what was The Old England pub […]

2 weeks ago
Gang armed with hammer and machete raid Deepdale shop

The McColls store in Harewood Road, off Skeffington Road Pic: Google A newsagents in Preston has been raided by three men carrying a hammer and a machete. McColls in Harewood Road, Deepdale, was targeted during Monday (22 April) evening. Preston Police […]

3 weeks ago
Flood defences plan for Frenchwood and Fishwick to be shown

Flooded playing fields can be seen at Christ the King Pic: Chris Taylor Flood defence proposals for Frenchwood and Fishwick are to be displayed this week. The Environment Agency is holding a drop-in session to show how they want to protect the area […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Body found by police in Meadow Street

The incident took place in Meadow Street Pic: Google The body of a woman was found in Preston during Saturday morning. Preston Police confirmed they were called to Meadow Street. A woman’s body was found in the street at […]

4 weeks ago
New mini-supermarket planned off Ribbleton Lane

The empty unit, pictured at the back, is due to become a mini-supermarket Pic: Blog Preston A new small-scale supermarket is planned in the St Matthews area. Plans have gone in to change a former storage unit off Ribbleton Lane into a new store. The unit […]

4 weeks ago
Former Fishwick Golf Club course becoming a hotspot for motorbike nuisance

Fishwick Hall Golf Club Pic: Russbomb Fishwick Golf Club stands empty following its closure in November last year. With no sign of the site off Glenluce Drive being redeveloped or brought back as a golf club […]

1 month ago
Fire at former golf club in Preston

Smoke seen coming from an outbuilding near the golf club Pic: Samantha Walkden/Blog Preston Firefighters have been dealing with a fire near an abandoned golf club in Preston. Black smoke was seen billowing from a building close to the former Fishwick Hall Golf Club […]

1 month ago
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