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.

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 […]

7 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 months ago
Area-by-area Preston and South Ribble coronavirus cases for the week before Christmas

Latest coronavirus case map. Some areas have seen a drop in coronavirus cases in the week leading up to Christmas. Areas such as Ingol, St Matthew’s and Walton-le-Dale have reported less cases compared to […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Teenager stabbed in chest and legs as police appeal after Deepdale stabbing

Police closed off the St Gregory's Road area during Wednesday evening Pic: Blog Preston Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was left critically injured after being stabbed inside a property in Preston. Officers were called to an address in Chatham Place, Deepdale […]

7 months ago
Majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen increases in coronavirus cases in the past week

Current coronavirus cases map. Most places in Preston and South Ribble have seen an increase in Covid-19 cases in the last week. However, some places such as Longton and Walmer Bridge, Leyland South West […]

7 months ago
CCTV images of witnesses who could help investigation into Adam Le Roi’s murder

Police are appealing for information to help identify two men as witnesses in a Preston murder investigation. Officers were called around 2.20am on 15 November to a report a man […]

7 months ago
Prestonian families who have lost babies invited to place a white ribbon in their memory

Two Christmas trees have been delivered and planted in the baby memorial area at Preston Cemetery. Families who have sadly lost babies and young children are invited to leave a […]

7 months ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures Covered Market, PrestonPreston Court BuildingLawson Street6201 Princess Elizabeth57313 becomes the main engine6201 pulls into Preston Station for an engine changePreston CenotaphColourful & Shops On Lancaster Road a View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.