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.

Former Brickworks uncovered by Council workmen

A former Preston brickworks was uncovered recently by Preston City Council workers. While installing a new water pipe at Fishwick recreation ground they uncovered relics from an old brick working […]

6 years ago
Park rangers to run bird box making session in Fishwick

Sod the bad weather and help a local community group put up bird boxes this weekend. The Friends of Fishwick and St Matthews have funding to buy timber and make […]

6 years ago
Fishwick friends reunite after over 60 years

They say old friendships never die; this is the case for seven ladies from Preston who have kept in touch after a reunion after leaving school over 60 years ago. […]

6 years ago
Fishwick and St Matthews resident’s views wanted for big plan

Fishwick Bottoms: The nature reserve is one area the Friends mention Residents in Fishwick and St Matthews are being asked for their views on a ground breaking plan. The Friends of Fishwick and St Matthews have prepared a neighbourhood plan for […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fire at Hungry Eyes takeaway on New Hall Lane

Fire fighters on the scene at the Hungry Eyes takeaway Firefighters in Preston are tackling a blaze at a takeaway in New Hall Lane. The fire in the ground floor of the Hungry Eyes establishment started at 3.44pm. A crew […]

6 years ago
New homes to be built on site of former Royal Cross School

The site of a former Victorian institute for the deaf could become new housing if plans are approved. The Royal Cross site on Brockholes Brow, Fishwick, has seen a proposal […]

6 years ago
Notable people of Preston: Sydney Knowles BEM, a Preston born hero

Part two: Sidney in World War II and beyond   The day is September 3rd 1939, World War II has broken out and Sydney Knowles has turned eighteen years of age. […]

6 years ago
In pictures: After the fire at Charcoal Huts on New Hall Lane

Rubbish from the fire strewn across the road There isn’t much sign of the fire that ravaged the takeaway and flat on New Hall Lane on Saturday night. Some damaged property is strewn over a side road but […]

6 years ago
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