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.

Preston man wanted in connection with rape, criminal damage, assault and stalking

Owen Buck Preston Police are appealing for information to find wanted man Owen Buck. Buck, of Andrew Street in the St Matthew’s area, is wanted in connection with allegations of rape, criminal […]

2 months ago
Investigation after fire at derelict Fishwick building

Glenluce Drive Pic: Google An investigation has been launched into the cause of a fire at a derelict building in Fishwick. Two fire engines from Preston and Bamber Bridge were called to the blaze […]

2 months ago
Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

2 months ago
One casualty in house fire in Fishwick’s Arnhem Road

Fire engine Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Fire engines from Preston and Leyland attended a house fire in Fishwick this week. At around 5pm on Wednesday (27 April), Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Appeal to install advertising screen in London Road dismissed

Planned advertising screen site in London Road Pic: An appeal for an advertising screen to be installed in London Road has been dismissed by Preston City Council’s planning inspector. The appeal site is located in the Fishwick and […]

2 months ago
Two children die after Frenchwood house fire

Coronation Crescent Pic: Google The death of two children has followed a house fire in the Frenchwood area of Preston. Officers were called to an address on Coronation Crescent on Friday 8th April at […]

2 months ago
Man eliminated from enquiries into Frenchwood house fire that left two children in critical condition

Coronation Crescent Pic: Google A man arrested by police following a house fire in Frenchwood has been released with no further action. Preston Police were called at around 8pm on Friday (8 April) to […]

3 months ago
Man arrested after Frenchwood house fire leaves two children in critical condition

Coronation Crescent Pic: Google A Preston man aged 24 is in custody after a Frenchwood house fire left two children in critical condition in hospital. The man was arrested on suspicion of arson with […]

3 months ago
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