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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.

Where in Preston Covid-19 cases have doubled, as Lancashire leaders speak out against government plans

Screenshot of Covid-19 case data map 1 to 7 October In the week 1 October to 7 October some areas in and around Preston have seen the number of Covid-19 positive cases double or even quadruple. According to government data, cases […]

10 months ago
Fishwick school fundraising to help make pupils’ playtime fun

Brockholes Wood Primary School Pic: Google A Fishwick primary school PTA is fundraising after Covid-19 measures and a lack of government funding meant play equipment is no longer available for all pupils. The Parent Teacher Association […]

10 months ago
Three temporary road closures for social distancing in Preston to be scrapped

Fishwick Parade was one of the roads to see a section shut for a temporary road closure Pic: Google Lancashire County Council is removing three temporary road closures following a review of their use. Sixteen pop–up cycle lanes and road closures were introduced this summer across Lancashire as an […]

10 months ago
Where Preston’s coronavirus hotspots are for latest available positive cases data

A coronavirus testing site at Moor Park in Preston Pic: Donna Clifford Coronavirus cases in Preston are spiking in central and eastern parts of the city. One Preston ward has one of the highest infection rates in all of Lancashire in the […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Foxton Centre gives lockdown makeover to Smiths Rec in Frenchwood

The new Smiths rec Foxton Centre mural. Preston locals and The Foxton Centre have painted a new mural at Frenchwood green space Smiths Rec. The Foxton Centre has been working alongside young people and community members to […]

10 months ago
Social distancing at HMP Preston ‘poor’ due to overcrowding

HMP Preston. Pic: Tony Worrall HMP Preston is severely overcrowded meaning social distancing is “all but impossible”, according to inspectors. The prison was visited in August by HM Inspectorate of Prisons inspectors to investigate Covid-19 […]

10 months ago
The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley to have had positive coronavirus tests in the last week

The number of positive tests for coronavirus has risen across Preston, South Ribble and Chorley. Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to only obtain a test if they […]

10 months ago
The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley affected by Covid-19 last week

A woman having a coronavirus test New figures have revealed the areas of Preton, South Ribble and Chorley to have recorded positive coronavirus tests in the week from August 28 to September 3. Read more: The areas affected by coronavirus between August 22 – 28 Moor Park […]

11 months ago
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