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.

Lane closures on M6 at Junction 31 cause major southbound delays

Motorists on the M6 and M55 at Preston are experiencing major delays during Friday evening. National Highways North West say a broken down vehicle on the M6 southbound between J32 […]

4 months ago
Former social club near HMP Preston to become cafe and car wash

A disused social club in Preston is to be turned into a café and car wash after getting the green light from planning officials. Part of the former Jubilee Club […]

4 months ago
New Hall Lane shops raided with illegal cigarettes, vapes and alcohol seized

Raids along New Hall Lane uncovered more than 20,000 counterfeit cigarettes. Two shops were raided and officers from Lancashire County Council’s trading standards team uncovered the stashes of illicit cigarettes […]

4 months ago
Padel court plans at West View Leisure Centre

Padel is a racket sport that combines elements of tennis, squash and badminton and is played by over 18 million people worldwide One of the UK’s fastest-growing sports looks set for a permanent home at a city leisure centre. Plans have been lodged to redevelop a former outdoor sports pitch at West […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police appeal to trace wanted man with links to New Hall Lane and Ribbleton

Police want to trace a man in connection with burglary and harassment. Preston Police have issued an alert about Dumitru Ploscenau. The 27-year-old is wanted in connection with offences of […]

5 months ago
Police ‘extremely concerned’ for missing Fishwick man

Police are ‘extremely concerned’ about a missing 75-year-old man from Preston. Update: Peter was found safe and well during the early hours of Wednesday morning say police Peter Beck has […]

5 months ago
HMP Preston inspection finds continued poor living conditions for many men

Inside HMP Preston Pic: HM Inspectorate of Prisons An unannounced inspection of HMP Preston has found living conditions continue to be poor for many of the 680 men there. The inspection by HM Inspectorate of Prisons took place […]

5 months ago
Ribbleton Lane closure remains in force as United Utilities finish work

A road closure remains in place in Ribbleton Lane as work to repair a burst water main is completed. United Utilities closed the road for emergency repairs close to the […]

5 months ago
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