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.

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 […]

6 months ago
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 […]

6 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 […]

6 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 […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

6 months ago
Police appeal to trace woman last seen in Fishwick on Thursday

Beatrice Rotaru, also known as Marta. Pic: Preston Police A woman has gone missing from the Fishwick area of Preston. Preston Police are appealing to trace 30-year-old Beatrice Rotaru. She was last heard from in Samuel Street on Thursday […]

6 months ago
Fallen tree on A59 causes junction closure on M6 southbound at Junction 31

Due to an ongoing incident there is a road closure in place from the M6 Junction 31 slip road to Cuerdale Lane, Samlesbury. The A59 eastbound for Blackburn and Clitheroe […]

6 months ago
Beech’s Fine Chocolates celebrate centenary year in the same factory where it all began

Founded in 1920, Beech’s Fine Chocolates is celebrating their centenary year in the same factory on Fletcher Road in the heart of Preston. Now under the control of the Whiting […]

6 months ago
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