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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.

Latest area-by-area coronavirus cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 6 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map. The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in cases over the last week (30 December – 6 January). Only three areas decreased in case […]

5 months ago
Rapid covid testing available at Preston mosque

Quwwatul Islam Mosque in Peel Hall Street A rapid covid-19 testing centre is available in Preston. The Quwwat Education Centre on Peel Hall Street will be used as a testing centre on Mondays and Thursdays from 11am […]

5 months ago
Latest Preston and South Ribble case numbers after Christmas mixing

Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus figures map. Most areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in coronavirus cases over the Christmas period. Areas such as Farington, Haslam Park and Preston City Centre have all […]

5 months ago
Primary school in Fishwick will close as staff follow union advice not to attend workplace due to coronavirus concerns

Fishwick Primary School in Downing Street Pic: Google A primary school in Fishwick is moving to remote learning and won’t be re-opening after the Christmas holidays. Fishwick Primary School’s headteacher has written to parents about the ‘unavoidable school […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Pirates BMX star wins Young Achiever sports award

Leon Parker-Livesey became British Champion in 2019 Pic: Simon Parker A Preston Pirates BMX star has won the Young Achievers – Under 21 category at the GLL Preston Sports Awards. Leon Parker-Livesey, who turns 16 this month, beat off competitors […]

5 months ago
Investigation after New Year’s Day house fire in Fishwick

Andrew Street Pic: Google An investigation has been launched after a Fishwick house fire during the early hours of New Year’s Day. Four crews were called to the fire in Andrew Street in the […]

5 months ago
Three lanes of M6 at Junction 31 reopen after crash

Vehicles being attended to on the M6 at Junction 31 Pic: Highways England Emergency services had closed three lanes of the M6 southbound at Preston. A crash between Junction 31A (Red Scar/Bluebell Way) and Junction 31 (Tickled Trout) saw traffic officers and police […]

6 months ago
How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

6 months ago
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