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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.

Week of knife surrender sees weapons sweep at Frenchwood Allotments

Numerous weapons have been collected on the first day of Operation Sceptre Pic: Preston Police Operation Sceptre, the national week of knife surrender, has begun. Preston Police are inviting people to surrender weapons to one of the knife bins located in Princess Street in Avenham, […]

3 months ago
Drug drivers stopped in Preston

VW Caddy stopped for drug driving Pic: Preston Police Preston Police have taken to social media to share details of drug drivers who have been caught in the city. On Sunday (15 May) a Mitsubishi was stopped in Leighton […]

3 months ago
A59 at Brockholes Brow to be closed over summer following 2021 landslip

Brockholes Brow 2021 landslip Pic: Lancashire County Council The A59 at Brockholes Brow is due to be closed over the summer for vital work to stabilise an embankment. A lane has been closed on the road since March […]

3 months ago
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 […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

3 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 […]

4 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 […]

4 months ago
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 […]

4 months ago
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