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St Matthews

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.

Preston secures safer streets funding

Church Street today Parts of Preston City Centre are set to become safer thanks to new Home Office funding. Preston City Council has won a bid of £146,568 in the latest round of […]

1 week ago
Brockholes Brow diversion routes confirmed ahead of seven-week closure

The A59 at Brockholes Brow will be closed during the summer as work to stabilise an embankment takes place. Access to and from the east of Preston will be impacted […]

3 weeks ago
Preston’s Quuwatul Islam mosque celebrates Lancashire public services

A local mosque has shown its appreciation for the work undertaken by county services during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quuwatul Islam mosque in Preston hosted a ‘star-studded’ event to celebrate […]

4 weeks ago
New flats planned in the St Matthews area

18 East View Pic: Google Maps A planning application has been submitted to Preston City Council for the proposal of new flats in the St Matthews area. On June 24, 2022 there was a registration for […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man wanted in connection with threats to kill

Police have launched an appeal to find wanted Preston man Bogdan Mararas. Mararas, 26, of Calverley Street, St Matthews, is wanted in connection with offences of making threats to kill, […]

1 month ago
Reminder ahead of A59 closure at Brockholes Brow

Brockholes Brow 2021 landslip Pic: Lancashire County Council Preston City Council has issued a reminder about the upcoming closure of the A59 at Brockholes Brow. The works begin in just under four weeks, on Monday 25 July. The […]

1 month ago
Ribbleton van workshop supplies armoured truck to help Ukraine aid effort

The armoured truck supplied to Ukraine A Ribbleton-based vehicle specialist company has supplied a heavy duty armoured truck to deliver aid into Ukraine. Fleet Service Limited refurbished the converted Mercedes Actross and loaded it up with […]

3 months ago
Drug drivers stopped in Preston

VW Caddy stopped for drug driving Pic: Preston Police Preston Police have taken to social media to share details of drug drivers who have been caught in the city. On Sunday (15 May) a Mitsubishi was stopped in Leighton […]

3 months ago
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