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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.

Police confirm 18-year-old died in New Hall Lane crash

New Hall Lane near the junction with Blackpool Road and Brockholes Brow Pic: Google A young man has died following a collision in Preston. At around 10:50pm last night (Thursday 4 February) there was a major crash on New Hall Lane, opposite the Hesketh […]

4 months ago
New Hall Lane reopens after serious crash causes overnight closure

New Hall Lane near the junction with Blackpool Road and Brockholes Brow Pic: Google Police closed New Hall Lane for around seven hours overnight after a serious crash. It has since been confirmed that an 18-year-old passenger died in the crash. The driver and […]

4 months ago
Planning application submitted for phase one of Preston and South Ribble’s ‘Flood Risk Management Scheme’

Flooded River Ribble near London Road Pic: @vladivir A planning application has been submitted for the first phase of the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. The Environment Agency has worked alongside Lancashire County Council, Preston […]

4 months ago
Former Perry’s showroom site off Blackpool Road sees plans lodged for 73 new affordable homes

A planning application has been submitted to Preston City Council for the delivery of a new affordable housing scheme on Blackpool Road, Ribbleton. The application has been submitted by MCI […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Louise Hogg Two flood warnings have been put in place along the River Ribble in Preston due to Storm Christoph. ‘Immediate action is required’ at two of the locations on the river: […]

5 months ago
Area-by-area Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 14 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in Covid-19 cases over the last week (8 to 14 January). The largest increases in the 22 […]

5 months ago
Drugs and weapons seized by police in Fletcher Road

Drugs and knives seized by police during the incident in Fletcher Road Pic: Preston Police Police have arrested three people after discovering a haul of drugs and weapons. Two men and a woman were arrested on suspicion of offences including affray, money laundering, supplying Class […]

5 months ago
Latest Preston planning applications for December 18 to January 7

Candidates are battling for a seat at Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the planning applications registered with Preston City Council between December 18 and January 7. To see more applications in Preston or where you live, follow this link. Change of use of […]

5 months ago
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