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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.

Maps show areas of Preston and South Ribble most at flood risk as first stage of Ribble defences scheme begins

Maps showing the areas in Preston and South Ribble which could be worst-hit by flooding have been released as the latest flood-defences work takes place. The Environment Agency is starting […]

1 month ago
Man suffers ‘life changing’ injury in New Hall Lane machete attack

Police cordon in place along New Hall Lane Pic: Bill Whittle A man has suffered a life changing leg injury after being attacked with a machete in New Hall Lane. Police were called the scene shortly before 11am yesterday (Saturday) to […]

1 month ago
New Hall Lane cordoned off after ‘altercation’

Police cordon in place along New Hall Lane Pic: Bill Whittle An area of New Hall Lane has been cordoned off after an altercation in the street earlier today: Officers were called to an area close to the junction of Skeffington […]

1 month ago
Police appeal for CCTV footage after arrest made for vehicle crime off Miller Road

Tennyson Mill Court Pic: Google Police have stepped up patrols in Ribbleton after vehicle break-ins. A man was arrested in Tennyson Mill Court in connection with vehicle crime. Preston Police said the housing estate, off […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Coronavirus deaths revealed by postcode as confirmed Covid-19 deaths rise to 71 in Preston and South Ribble

The drive-through coronavirus testing facility at Preston's College Pic: StePNE The number of confirmed deaths from Coronavirus in each district of Preston and South Ribble has been revealed. Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show a total of […]

2 months ago
Osprey which had begun living at Brockholes Nature Reserve has died

The osprey in flight at Brockholes Pic: Steven Taylor An osprey which had taken up home at the Brockholes Nature Reserve has died. Highways England have confirmed they recovered the body of the bird of prey has been recovered […]

3 months ago
Environment Agency plan first stage of flood defences work on River Ribble and River Darwen at Preston

The River Ribble broke its banks during both Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis this winter Pic: Tony Worrall Work from the Environment Agency is to begin in late April in Preston and South Ribble. Major flood defences are being proposed along the River Ribble and ground investigation works […]

3 months ago
Rare osprey sighting at Brockholes Nature Reserve is getting birdwatchers excited

A rare sighting of an osprey on the River Ribble has birdwatchers hoping for the flitter flutter of tiny wings at Brockholes Nature Reserve. Ospreys have been spotted at the […]

3 months ago
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