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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.

Pensioner injured while aboard a bus in New Hall Lane

A Stagecoach bus service at the Bus Station Pic: Ian Simpson Police are appealing for information after an elderly man fell and suffered serious injuries while on a bus in Preston last week. The man, aged in his 80s, was taken […]

2 weeks ago
Man suffers ‘life changing’ injury in New Hall Lane machete attack

Police cordon in place along New Hall Lane Pic: Bill Whittle A man has suffered a life changing leg injury after being attacked with a machete in New Hall Lane. Police were called the scene shortly before 11am yesterday (Saturday) to […]

4 weeks ago
New Hall Lane cordoned off after ‘altercation’

Police cordon in place along New Hall Lane Pic: Bill Whittle An area of New Hall Lane has been cordoned off after an altercation in the street earlier today: Officers were called to an area close to the junction of Skeffington […]

4 weeks ago
Police appeal for CCTV footage after arrest made for vehicle crime off Miller Road

Tennyson Mill Court Pic: Google Police have stepped up patrols in Ribbleton after vehicle break-ins. A man was arrested in Tennyson Mill Court in connection with vehicle crime. Preston Police said the housing estate, off […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Coronavirus deaths revealed by postcode as confirmed Covid-19 deaths rise to 71 in Preston and South Ribble

The drive-through coronavirus testing facility at Preston's College Pic: StePNE The number of confirmed deaths from Coronavirus in each district of Preston and South Ribble has been revealed. Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show a total of […]

2 months ago
Drugs seized in Deepdale raid

The door of the property has been boarded up after the raid Drugs have been seized from an address in Basil Street, Deepdale. Officers from Preston Neighbourhood Policing Team executed a drugs warrant at the address this morning (Wednesday 13 November). After […]

8 months ago
Milkman’s window broken on his early morning round

A milkman is asking for help in tracking down a man who smashed a window on his milk float as he delivered the morning milk. Shane King was on his […]

9 months ago
New Hall Lane pharmacy to offer free eye tests to refugees

NHL Pharmacy is doing Sunday afternoon opening for the event Pic: Google Refugees in Preston are being urged to undertake a free eye test. New Hall Lane Pharmacy and Eyecare is opening its doors. The Mayor of Preston councillor David Borrow will […]

10 months ago
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