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.

Man and teenage boy arrested as police investigate London Road rape

Police were called to London Road after reports of a rape on Sunday evening Pic: Google A 20-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy have been arrested as a rape investigation continues in Preston. A teenage girl reported she had been sexually assaulted in a wooded area […]

7 days ago
Man charged after Fishwick cross-Channel small boats raid

A man being led away after the raid in Fishwick Pic: NCA A man is due to appear in court after being charged with organising cross-Channel small boat crossings. National Crime Agency officers raided a property in Stefano Road in Fishwick during […]

2 weeks ago
Small boats crossing arrest made in Fishwick as National Crime Agency raid property

National Crime Agency officers storm the property in Stefano Road Pic: NCA A 38-year-old man has been arrested during an immigration raid on Sunday morning in Fishwick. National Crime Agency officers say the man, arrested in the Stefano Road area, off New […]

2 weeks ago
Preston City Council local election results 2024 – Tory leader stands down, Labour’s Ashton Park woes and Lib Dems bounce

The moment Labour lost Lea and Larches ward Pic: Blog Preston The departing Tory opposition group leader on Preston City Council has called for a general election after her group suffered heavy losses at the local polls. Sue Whittam was speaking […]

2 weeks ago
M6 delays at Junction 31 as three lanes shut

Delays on the M6 at Tickled Trout with three lanes closed Pic: Chris August The M6 at Junction 31 for Preston is seeing long delays due to a crash. Three lanes are shut on the northbound motorway with traffic already backed up to Junction […]

3 weeks ago
Two young males stopped driving what is technically a motorbike with one carrying Class As

The bike seized by police Two young males were stopped driving a motorcycle across Fishwick Nature Reserve with one found to be in possession of Class A drugs. Police stopped the men on 19 April […]

4 weeks ago
Fresh Fishwick fly-tipping as council investigation continues

Fly-tipping on Dundonald Street has returned Pic: Karen Greaves Severe fly-tipping has taken place again on a street in Fishwick. Dundonald Street, off New Hall Lane, was targeted as a dumping ground and despite recent clean-up efforts has been […]

1 month ago
Frenchwood man Wilbur’s 40 year journey as a youth worker at The Foxton Centre

Micheal Wiltshire, youth worker of 40 years at The Foxton Centre. Michael Wiltshire, also known as Wilbur, is a civil servant in Preston but also works as a part-time project worker at The Foxton Centre, making a difference in young people’s […]

1 month ago
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