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.

Second night of police stop and search powers in Fishwick

The area where the Section 60 is in force Pic: Preston Police A second night of stop and search powers is being deployed by police in Preston. Following the stabbing of a 14-year-old boy in Samuel Street, Fishwick, the Section 60 order […]

6 days ago
Arrests made in ‘stop and search’ operation following Fishwick stabbing

Samuel Street where the attack took place Pic: Google Officers investigating a stabbing in Fishwick searched 55 people and 15 vehicles under a section 60 order which was in force last night. Between 6pm and 6am, two people were […]

6 days ago
Police running stop and search in large part of Preston after Fishwick stabbing

Police vehicles in Cunliffe Street Pic: Blog Preston A swathe of Preston is to see extensive police patrols throughout Monday evening. Preston Police have issued a stop and search order – a Section 60 – covering Fishwick, St […]

1 week ago
Teenage boy stabbed in Fishwick knife attack

Samuel Street where the attack took place Pic: Google A teenager has been left with wounds to his arm, hand, leg and ankle after a stabbing in Fishwick. The 14-year-old was targeted by three men who have been arrested. […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Roller World is closing down this weekend

Roller World Preston opening day Preston’s only indoor roller rink has announced it is closing. Roller World opened in Campbell Street in July and has been popular with children and families. But in a shock […]

1 week ago
Homes on former St Joseph’s Social Club due for approval

The former site of St Joseph's Social Club Pic Google What was the site of a former social club is to be built on. St Joseph’s Social Club in Cemetery Road, St Matthews, was demolished in recent years. Jigsaw Homes […]

2 weeks ago
Police are looking for this man after burglary plot

Miguel Di Palma Police want to speak to Miguel Di Palma, 21 in connection with conspiracy to commit burglary and theft offences. Update: Police say Di Palma was arrested during Sunday (3 March) […]

3 weeks ago
Dental surgery plans to open in London Road

Plans have been submitted for a dentist surgery in London Road Plans have been submitted for a new dentists’ surgery in London Road. Custom Dental, based in Liverpool, have applied for permission to change the use of the premises, on the […]

3 weeks ago
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