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.

Brockholes Brow killer launches new bid to have his sentence cut

Rachel Murphy and Shelby Maher The driver convicted of killing two young Preston women as they crossed Brockholes Brow has launched a new bid to have his sentence cut. Mohamed Salman Patel, 27, was distracted […]

4 months ago
Police warn public not to approach two convicted Preston criminals who are on the run

Jason Batchelor and Saleem Khan Police are looking for two convicted criminals who have gone on the run. Saleem Khan, 47 of Faringdon Close, Fishwick, and Jason Batchelor, 25, of no fixed address, were both […]

4 months ago
Brockholes Brow killer driver is refused appeal against his sentence

Rachel Murphy and Shelby Maher The man who killed two young women on Brockholes Brow has been refused his appeal against his sentence. Mohmed Salman Patel was found guilty of causing the deaths of Shelby […]

4 months ago
Preston boys’ school forms eco group to help save the planet

Members of Eden Boys' School eco group at Moor Park Pupils at a Preston boys’ school have formed an eco group to raise awareness of issues affecting the planet. The Year 7 pupils at Eden Boys’ School want to help […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man in hospital after assault in Meadow Street

Emergency services in Meadow Street on Sunday Pic: Lee Ward Police are hunting two men after a man was slashed with a weapon in the street in Deepdale. Emergency services were called to reports of an assault in Meadow Street […]

4 months ago
Police close off Morrisons car park in Deepdale after woman hit by campervan

Police presence in the Morrisons car park Pic: Blog Preston A woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a campervan in a supermarket car park. Preston Police have taped off part of the Morrisons car […]

4 months ago
Preston’s Sikh community parade through the city to mark Nagar Kirtan

The parade finished on the Flag Market Pic: Preston Sikh Society Preston was alive with the colour and sounds of the city’s Sikh community. Nagar Kirtan saw a parade through the streets of St Matthews, Deepdale and the city centre. Members […]

4 months ago
Clarke and Sons butchers are open in their New Hall Lane shop

Clarke and Sons will no longer trade in the Market Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston butcher who left the Market Hall after complaining it was too cold to work has opened a new shop in New Hall Lane. Four weeks after Clarke and […]

4 months ago
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