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.

Fishwick pupil wins competition to name new £3m nursing home

A new specialist nursing home will be known as Ribble View after a naming competition with Fishwick Primary School pupils. Specialist nursing care provider Exemplar Health Care worked with the […]

2 months ago
Police challenge Hesketh Arms glassware change bid

The Hesketh Arms saw a major revamp in the last few months A Preston pub wanting to change a rule about the type of glass it uses faces objections from the police. Marston’s have applied to Preston City Council to remove a […]

2 months ago
Tributes paid and farewell to popular biker Shane I’Anson

A much loved Preston biker has been laid to rest after he died on December 28. A procession of motorcycles accompanied the coffin as Shane I’Anson took his final journey […]

2 months ago
Final pick up for biker Shane I’Anson

Most people make their final journey in a hearse, some choose a horse drawn carriage and a few even opt for a Harley Davidson. But for Preston biker Shane I’Anson, […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Memories of St Joseph’s Social Club as new homes planned

St Joseph's Social Club in 1977 Pic: Dez Gunson More than 40 new affordable homes could be built on the former site of St Joseph’s Social Club. A planning application has been submitted for the 44 new energy efficient […]

3 months ago
New Hall Lane drug dealer found with cocaine is jailed

Sami Raza A drug dealer who was caught after a police chase down New Hall Lane has been jailed. Sami Raza was found in possession of a large rock of white powder […]

3 months ago
Fire in Deepdale at commercial units sees 90 firefighters tackle it

The fire as viewed in North Road Pic: Izy Ahmed The fire as viewed in North Road Pic: Izy Ahmed A huge fire has more than 90 firefighters working at the scene in Deepdale to control it. The fire in […]

3 months ago
Newly refitted Preston pub has windows smashed

Repair work at the Hesketh Arms Pic: Blog Preston Repair work at the Hesketh Arms Pic: Blog Preston A newly refurbished Preston pub has been targeted by vandals. Less than a week after it had an extensive revamp the […]

3 months ago
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