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Fishwick

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.

Get out with the kids as Preston’s leisure venues begin to re-open

As leisure venues are given the green light by government to re-open their doors, families are ready to get back to some fun activities outside of the home. Some leisure […]

1 year ago
Growing safety concerns over ‘speeding cyclists’ on Frenchwood and Avenham paths

A cyclist in Avenham Park Prestonians are concerned that a serious accident could be caused by speeding cyclists on the Guild Wheel. Locals walking the riverside paths in Frenchwood and Avenham and Miller Parks say […]

1 year ago
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 year 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 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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, […]

1 year ago
Long-awaited proposal to rejuvenate Church Street becomes Preston City Council policy

An indicative 3D vision plan from the Supplementary Planning Document Plans for Stoneygate Regeneration Framework have been approved by Preston City Council’s cabinet. In a Wednesday (June 24) evening meeting, the city council’s cabinet approved the SPD document and are […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year ago
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 […]

1 year ago
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