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.

Ribbleton Lane closed due to burst water main

A burst water main is causing traffic disruption on the edge of Preston city centre this morning. Ribbleton Lane is closed with United Utilities resource on site during Wednesday (21 […]

5 months ago
E-bike rider dies following collision with pedestrian in Ribbleton Lane

Police in Ribbleton Lane after crash An e-bike rider has sadly died following a collision with a pedestrian in Preston. The incident happened shortly after 6pm on Sunday (4 June) at the junction of Skeffington Road […]

6 months ago
Ribbleton Lane shut due to crash

Police in Ribbleton Lane after crash Ribbleton Lane has been closed due to a crash. Police have been at the scene at the junction with Skeffington Road this evening (Sunday 4 June). Shortly before 7pm, a […]

6 months ago
Polish Market in New Hall Lane caught selling cigarettes to children

A supermarket in New Hall Lane has been fined after being caught selling ciagrettes to children and stocking counterfeit goods. Polish Market, at 117-119 New Hall Lane, Fishwick, was targeted […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘Selfish and reckless’ drivers seen ignoring M6 Preston closure signs

Motorists who ignored a red X matrix sign on the motorway are expected to face action from Preston Police. Two crashes caused Bank Holiday Monday (29 May) gridlock on both […]

6 months ago
New cafe and car wash planned for former social club in Ribbleton Lane

A former social club in the shadow of HMP Preston is set for a new lease of life. Plans have been lodged to convert the old Jubilee Club in St […]

6 months ago
Councillor Yakub Patel welcomed as 695th Mayor of Preston

Councillor Yakub Patel becomes Mayor of Preston The city of Preston has formally welcomed Councillor Yakub Patel as its 695th Mayor for 2023/4, a position that dates back to 1327. Councillor Patel served as Deputy Mayor throughout […]

6 months ago
Two charged with fraud following ATM thefts in Preston and Chorley

Power tools seized following thefts from cash machines in Chorley and Preston Two people have been charged following thefts from cash machines in Chorley and Preston.  One ATM theft was reported to police on Friday 5 May and occurred at a premises […]

6 months ago
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