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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.

Man wanted in connection with Deepdale mosque charity box theft

Image of man wanted in connection with theft from Quwatal Mosque Preston Police are appealing for help to identify a man in connection with a charity box theft. The incident occurred on Friday 31 December 2021 at Quwwatul Islam Mosque in […]

4 months ago
Police want to trace man with links to Fishwick, Ribbleton and Preston city centre

Police are appealing for information to find a wanted prison absconder. Mark Baliga, 41, formerly of Fishwick Parade, Preston, absconded from HMP Kirkham on Sunday (6 February). Baliga, also known […]

4 months ago
St Matthew’s primary school anti-academy strike reaches 13th day

Teaching union members protesting a decision to turn St Matthew’s CofE Primary School into an academy have today reached their 13th day of strike action. 42 members of the National […]

5 months ago
St Matthews primary school anti-academy campaign to lobby Bishop of Blackburn

Union members are today lobbying the Bishop of Blackburn to protest a decision to turn a Preston school into an academy. From today (Thursday 20 January) at 10.30am, National Education […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man left with serious injuries in Ribbleton Lane collision

The crash occurred in Ribbleton Lane near to Skeffington Road Lancashire Police are appealing for information after a collision this morning (Wednesday 19 January) left a man with serious injuries. Emergency services were called at 7.40am following the collision between […]

5 months ago
Car and pedestrian involved in Ribbleton Lane crash

The crash occurred in Ribbleton Lane near to Skeffington Road A stretch of Ribbleton Lane has been closed off by police following a collision involving a pedestrian. A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following the crash, […]

5 months ago
Cuckoo clock amongst items left behind at Preston hotel

A UK budget hotel chain has revealed some of the most interesting items left behind in its Preston and Lancashire hotels. Included in the list are a Cuckoo clock and […]

5 months ago
Preston police find ‘up to 500 cannabis plants’ in drugs raid

Preston Taskforce and Preston Neighbourhood policing team joined together to execute a drugs warrant on an address on Manchester Road, Avenham today (Tuesday, January 11). At the location, up to […]

6 months ago
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