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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.

New Hall Lane re-opens after fire at takeaway

The blaze at a takeaway on New Hall Lane in January New Hall Lane was re-opened in the early hours of this morning after a fire at a takeaway and flat. Lancashire Fire and Rescue service were called at 9.41pm on […]

6 years ago
Man treated for smoke inhalation after New Hall Lane fire

A man has been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire on New Hall Lane. A crew from Preston Fire Station and an ambulance were called to the flat at […]

6 years ago
Councillor Tom Burns death: Fishwick has lost a genuine supporter with a genuine desire to support local people

Councillor Tom Burns A community group who worked closely with a Preston councillor who died on Wednesday have paid tribute. Fishwick councillor Tom Burns passed away this week leaving a hole in Preston’s […]

6 years ago
Councillor Tom Burns who represented Fishwick dies

Councillor Tom Burns Councillor Tom Burns, cabinet member for leisure and culture, has died. He represented the Fishwick ward since 2010, winning election for Labour in the May of that year. Mr Burns […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Full list: Major cull proposed to evening and weekend bus services to and from Preston

Using buses to get to and from Preston in the evenings won't be as easy from May A number of evening and Sunday bus services across Preston are due to be withdrawn from May. Lancashire County Council is planning to cut its subsidising of a number of […]

6 years ago
Residents in St Matthews offered financial advice

For several weeks the Community Engagement Team has been undertaking a campaign in St Matthew’s ward, with partners to raise awareness of support services relating to benefits, debt, housing issues, loan […]

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

Part one: Sydney’s early life in Preston Sydney Knowles was one of a handful of men to occupy a unique place in naval history for his daring deeds, during and […]

6 years ago
PACT meeting for all of East Preston

Do you normally attend a PACT meeting over in the East of Preston? Would you like to attend in the New Year? PACT are joining up in the East of Preston. […]

6 years ago
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