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.

Firefighters attend garage fire off London Road

Two fire engines from Preston attended an outbuilding fire off London Road, Preston at 5.22pm on Tuesday 5th April. Together with an aerial ladder appliance (ALP) from Preston, the teams […]

3 months ago
Free meals to celebrate Ramadan in Deepdale, Fishwick and Frenchwood

L-R: Rebecca Robertson, PNECET Head of Community Engagement; Omar Khan, Preston United Youth Development Programme; Mo Patel, PNECET Community Engagement Officer with the Biryani meals Preston North End Community and Education Trust (PNECET) is set to celebrate Ramadan on a grand scale for a second consecutive year, with a weekly roadshow planned for three nights […]

3 months ago
Review: Buying 2,500 calories for £3 at new Preston Greggs Outlet

Daniel outside Greggs Outlet Pic: Blog Preston It’s been a long winter; sure, there have been mornings that weren’t as overcast, even a couple of concurrent days with no rain but on the whole, I think we can […]

3 months ago
Two Preston men jailed for their roles in broad daylight knife attack

Declan Carroll (left) and Jordan Bailey (right) Two men have been jailed for their parts in a Broadgate knife attack. The men responsible appeared at Preston Crown Court last Thursday (17 March). Jordan Bailey, 21, of Rigby […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fishwick man wanted in connection with making threats to damage property

Police are appealing to find Jamie Carlisle, who is wanted by police in connection with making threats to damage property in Preston. ​Carlisle, of Bowness Road, Fishwick, is wanted after […]

3 months ago
Extra funding for Fishwick and St Matthews Big Local Partnership

New Hall Lane Pic: Google Extra funding for Fishwick and St Matthews (FAM) Big Local Partnership has been approved and will be administered by Preston City Council. In 2015 the Big Local Grant awarded the […]

3 months ago
Three men with Preston links named in Lancashire’s most wanted

Lancashire Police have issued a new appeal to trace a number of most wanted criminals. The men are amongst six of the most wanted criminals in Lancashire and are being […]

4 months ago
Former Shawes Arms pub up for sale as owners Coco’s Soul Food left ‘financially stranded’

Former Shawes Arms Pic: North West Homes The former Shawes Arms pub in London Road is up for sale. The property was bought by the owners of popular Friargate eatery Coco’s Soul Food in 2019, but they […]

5 months ago
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