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.

Ramadan celebrations with free meals and 15 events across Preston

The charity is partnering with The Catering Co Group for the provision of biryani meals Pic: Preston North End Community and Education Trust Preston North End Community and Education Trust (PNECET) is celebrating Ramadan on a grand scale for a third consecutive year, with a weekly roadshow planned for every week during the […]

8 months ago
Machete seized in New Hall Lane from 17-year-old boy

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of a knife Preston Police have arrested a teenager after a machete was discovered during a stop and search in Preston. Officers from Preston Task Force spotted a group acting suspiciously on New […]

9 months ago
Petition urges Lancashire County Council to improve Frenchwood streets

The bricked roads are causing issues for drivers Pic: Google Lancashire County Council have responded to e-petitions brought for the improvement of roads and street lighting across Frenchwood areas. The e-petition to resurface all the roads in the Frenchwood area […]

9 months ago
Arrests made following Moor Park motorcycle nuisance

A view across Moor Park Pic: Tony Worrall Two people have been arrested following reports of motorcyclists riding on pavements and causing nuisance in Preston. The first call came in around 1.40pm, on Monday 13 February, when it […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lorry driver arrested on M6 at J31 Samlesbury on suspicion of drug driving

The collision happened at the at the Junction 31 slip road at Samlesbury Pic: Motorway Cameras A man was arrested in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday 14 February for drug offences. Close to J31 of the M6, a HGV vehicle was stopped by […]

10 months ago
Fishwick father and son among organised crime group jailed for more than 50 years

Mark Watkins and Richard Watkins A father and son who kept a criminal arsenal in the back garden of their Fishwick home are among a group jailed for more than half a century. Mark and […]

10 months ago
Preston Police release details of four wanted people

Following on from the Lancashire Police Operation Reckoning appeal, a wanted man out of five people has been arrested. Op Reckoning is a month of action to tackle domestic abuse […]

10 months ago
Four fire engines battle house fire off New Hall Lane

Stefano Road Pic: Google Firefighters have been battling a house blaze in the St Matthews area. The fire happened earlier today (Tuesday 7 February) in Stefano Road off New Hall Lane. Four fire engines […]

10 months ago
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