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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.

Affordable homes scheme on former St Matthews mill site due for approval

Artists impressions showing the new homes for the Mulbury site A plan for 51 new affordable homes on a former Preston factory site is set to be given the nod. Mulbury Homes have applied for permission to build on land […]

7 years ago
Fishwick friends group face defeat in battle for Paul’s Pad

Defeat is looming for a community group battling to save a patch of green space in Preston. The Friends of Fishwick and St Matthews had lobbied Community Gateway to halt […]

7 years ago
Courtauld’s factory memories shared at community event

Visitors use pictures to remember Courtauld's Former workers at the Courtauld’s factory have met to recall the working life. The textiles factory was knocked down in the 1980s but a new community project aims to piece […]

7 years ago
Courtauld’s factory film: Watch fascinating lookback at factory life

The building was torn down in the 1980s The story of the former Courtauld’s factory has been told in an online documentary. Prestonian Gary Cunliffe has produced the lookback at what used to be one of the biggest […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Courtauld’s factory before demolition

The building was torn down in the 1980s These pictures show life inside the Courtauld’s factory before it was demolished in 1980. Local photographer and former factory worker Keith Sergeant rescued the pictures from a skip just before […]

7 years ago
Memories of Preston’s Courtaulds factory wanted

The beam machine in use at Courtaulds A community project is asking for Prestonian’s memories of the Courtaulds factory. There will be an event at St Matthew’s Mission on Saturday to help trace the history of the […]

7 years ago
Former Preston mill site could become 51 new affordable homes

Artists impressions showing the new homes for the Mulbury site A former mill site off New Hall Lane could become the site of new affordable homes. The £5m scheme brings abandoned land and buildings on the site of a former […]

7 years ago
St Matthews green space at Truro Place could become community park

A community group is lobbying a local housing association not to build on an area of green space. In a letter seen by Blog Preston the Friends of Fishwick and […]

7 years ago
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