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News and information about the area of St Matthews, which is closely linked with the area of Fishwick. It has a particularly active local residents group who are helping to shape the future of the area.

Police continue patrols in Fishwick but halt stop and search

PC Mike Simpson out on patrol Pic: Preston Police Police have now stopped their stop and search zone across a part of the city. Following the stabbing of a 14-year-old boy in Fishwick on Sunday night a Section 60 […]

7 hours ago
The swap shop helping struggling families in Ribbleton

A community swap shop is helping young families in Ribbleton with the cost of raising a family. The St Matthews Swap Shop will be held this Thursday (March 15) and […]

1 day ago
Police stop and search in Fishwick to run for third night

Knives handed in during a knife amnesty in 2016 A third night of stop and searches by police is due to take place across a swathe of streets in Preston. Preston Police have been granted permission to put the […]

1 day ago
Second night of Preston stop and searches by police saw no arrests

The area where the Section 60 is in force Pic: Preston Police No arrests were made during a second night of stop and search powers being deployed in Preston. In response to a 14-year-old boy being stabbed in Samuel Street, Fishwick, on […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Second night of police stop and search powers in Fishwick

The area where the Section 60 is in force Pic: Preston Police A second night of stop and search powers is being deployed by police in Preston. Following the stabbing of a 14-year-old boy in Samuel Street, Fishwick, the Section 60 order […]

2 days ago
Arrests made in ‘stop and search’ operation following Fishwick stabbing

Samuel Street where the attack took place Pic: Google Officers investigating a stabbing in Fishwick searched 55 people and 15 vehicles under a section 60 order which was in force last night. Between 6pm and 6am, two people were […]

3 days ago
Police running stop and search in large part of Preston after Fishwick stabbing

Police vehicles in Cunliffe Street Pic: Blog Preston A swathe of Preston is to see extensive police patrols throughout Monday evening. Preston Police have issued a stop and search order – a Section 60 – covering Fishwick, St […]

3 days ago
Homes on former St Joseph’s Social Club due for approval

The former site of St Joseph's Social Club Pic Google What was the site of a former social club is to be built on. St Joseph’s Social Club in Cemetery Road, St Matthews, was demolished in recent years. Jigsaw Homes […]

2 weeks ago
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