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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.

Praise for Fishwick and St Matthews local area plan

Volunteers at the Friends group A neighbourhood plan for Fishwick and St Matthews has been praised by the government. Local residents in the area are working with the city council on shaping how developments will […]

6 years ago
Preston schools to get urgent repair work on struggling heating systems

Brookfield Primary School is one of five schools to have work undertaken to improve its heating Five Preston schools are set to have their heating systems and other improvements made thanks to county council cash. Lancashire County Council is pumping £5 million across the county on […]

6 years ago
Homes in St Matthews have lead stolen from roof

Over 30 houses have had lead stolen from their roofs in the St Matthews area of the city. Lancashire Police have launched an investigation following the spate of thefts. Police […]

6 years ago
Police patrols at Brockholes Nature Reserve to be stepped up after motorcycle nuisance complaints

brockholes Police and fire crews will be working to cut down on motorcycle nuisance in the Brockholes area. Patrols are being stepped up in and around the nature reserve over the […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Top things to do in and around Preston: Covering Wednesday 4 September – Tuesday 10 September

Time for our weekly look at some top things to do in and around Preston for the week ahead. We’re publishing this on a Wednesday lunchtime so it previews the […]

6 years ago
Fishwick mosque applies for two storey extension

A mosque serving Preston’s Sunni Muslim community for over 30 years has applied for an extension. Trustees of the Madina-e-Aqsa on Fishwick Parade have applied to the city council to […]

6 years ago
Meet Preston’s councillors: Martyn Rawlinson representing Fishwick

Martyn Rawlinson The latest in our series profiling the people behind the ballot box: Name? Martyn Rawlinson Age? 43 Which ward do you represent? Fishwick How long have you represented the ward? […]

6 years ago
Local residents group asks Fishwick and St Matthews to decide funding priorities

Volunteers at the Friends group A community group have launched a survey to find out how £1 million should be spent. Friends of Fishwick and St Matthews have launched a consultation program on how a […]

6 years ago
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