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.

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 […]

3 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
Mercure Preston deal saves the Samlesbury Hotel

Samlesbury Hotel will have a new owner and a new look A hotel on the outskirts of Preston has been saved from standing empty. Mercure, part of the Accor brand of hotels, is the new name for the Samlesbury Hotel. The […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston woman to celebrate being clear from cancer with huge fundraiser

Vicki on her hen do in 2013 with mum Sue A Preston woman is celebrating five years clear from cervical cancer with a huge fundraiser for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Vicki Higham of Fishwick will be walking from Blackpool Pleasure Beach […]

4 weeks ago
Hesketh Arms rallies to raise funds for terminally ill Sadie

Posing at the end of the walk in the Hesketh Arms Pic: Hesketh Arms Dozens of pub regulars have taken on a 22-mile trek to raise money for a terminally ill woman. 27-year-old Sadie Miller has benefited from the support of the Hesketh Arms. […]

1 month ago
Prescription drugs found in ‘suspicious looking’ vehicle

Police uncovered a haul of prescription drugs when they stopped a suspicious Honda Civic in Salisbury Street, Fishwick, on Friday night. Two men were arrested on suspicion of possession with […]

1 month ago
Old St Mary’s school building set to become flats

The old St Mary’s school building in St Mary’s Street, off New Hall Lane, could be converted into 14 flats if Preston City Council grants approval. Developers DBR Builders have […]

1 month ago
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