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.

Private members club in Fishwick faces licensing wrangle

A private members club faces objections from Lancashire Police as it applies for an amended alcohol licence. The Club Ramblers, formers Fishwick Rambers Working Men’s Club, wants to be able […]

7 years ago
Preston local elections: City to go to the polls in May

Preston will go to the ballot box in May to elect a new set of councillors. Nineteen wards are up for election, with only Ashton, Deepdale and Preston Rural East […]

7 years ago
Revamped Preston BMX track to welcome international riders

The improved London Road track was re-opened last year Preston’s revamped BMX track plays host to a national competition in May. More than 3,000 people are expected to attend the home of the Preston Pirates to see 600 riders […]

7 years ago
Former Brickworks uncovered by Council workmen

A former Preston brickworks was uncovered recently by Preston City Council workers. While installing a new water pipe at Fishwick recreation ground they uncovered relics from an old brick working […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Park rangers to run bird box making session in Fishwick

Sod the bad weather and help a local community group put up bird boxes this weekend. The Friends of Fishwick and St Matthews have funding to buy timber and make […]

7 years ago
Fishwick friends reunite after over 60 years

They say old friendships never die; this is the case for seven ladies from Preston who have kept in touch after a reunion after leaving school over 60 years ago. […]

7 years ago
Fishwick and St Matthews resident’s views wanted for big plan

Fishwick Bottoms: The nature reserve is one area the Friends mention Residents in Fishwick and St Matthews are being asked for their views on a ground breaking plan. The Friends of Fishwick and St Matthews have prepared a neighbourhood plan for […]

7 years ago
Fire at Hungry Eyes takeaway on New Hall Lane

Fire fighters on the scene at the Hungry Eyes takeaway Firefighters in Preston are tackling a blaze at a takeaway in New Hall Lane. The fire in the ground floor of the Hungry Eyes establishment started at 3.44pm. A crew […]

7 years ago
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