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.

Preston Community Hub collecting gift donations for Christmas shoe boxes

Preston Community Hub are encouraging people to donate to this years shoebox appeal Preston Community Hub’s volunteers are in the process of collecting gifts for children in the St Matthews and Fishwick area of Preston. Currently around 120 families are served a week […]

7 months ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week November 14 to 20

Dawn breaking over Preston on Thursday 18 November Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. The transgender flag was flown from Town Hall to honour lost trans lives, Preston Council confirmed […]

7 months ago
Man arrested in Fishwick for possession of ‘machete type’ knife

A man has been arrested following an incident in Fishwick. Preston NPT Tast Force Officers attended the incident today (November 20) where they detained a male. He was in possession […]

7 months ago
St Matthew’s area of Preston sees a doubling of coronavirus cases in space of a week

Latest coronavirus cases map for Preston and South Ribble. Latest coronavirus data shows that St Matthew’s has seen a 127 per cent rise in Covid cases in the last week (4-11 November). Other areas in Preston and South Ribble […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Two men to appear in court charged with murder of Adam Le Roi

Adam Le Roi was stabbed to death in a flat in New Hall Lane Pic: Preston Police Detectives investigating the murder of a 25-year-old man in New Hall Lane have charged two men. Connor Rumble, 25, and Grant Gardner, 24, were charged late on Monday (16 November) […]

7 months ago
Emotional tribute paid to ‘well-liked’ man who was stabbed to death in Preston

Adam Le Roi was stabbed to death in a flat in New Hall Lane Pic: Preston Police The family of a man who died following a stabbing in Preston have paid an emotional tribute to him. Police were called around 2.20am yesterday (Sunday, 15 November) to a […]

7 months ago
Murder investigation launched after man stabbed in New Hall Lane flats

Police were called to Kayley House in the early hours of Sunday morning Pic: Google A 25-year-old man has died after a stabbing at a block of flats in Preston. Preston Police were called to Kayley House in New Hall Lane, Fishwick, at 2.20am on […]

7 months ago
Man charged with indecent exposure, burglary and assault after spate of incidents across Ribbleton and St Matthews

Shakespeare Road was one of the areas where incidents took place within the space of a week Pic: Google A man has been charged by police investigating a number of burglary and exposure offences in Preston. On Wednesday 4 November, a man was seen entering the rear garden of […]

7 months ago
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