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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.

Huge cannabis haul seized as police tackle gang-related crime

Police seized the drugs overnight A large amount of cannabis was seized by Lancashire Constabulary in Preston overnight. Police have become aware of activity thanks in part to community concerns […]

2 weeks ago
A fifth person arrested after shotgun blast in Preston

Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher A total of five people have now been arrested following a shotgun blast earlier in the week. On Tuesday […]

3 weeks ago
Two men arrested in connection with shotgun blast in Preston

Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher A further two people have been arrested in connection with a ‘targeted shooting’ in the St Matthews area. A […]

3 weeks ago
Man and woman arrested as Ribbleton shotgun investigation continues

Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher Police presence in Browning Road during Tuesday morning Pic: Jimmy Fisher A man and woman have been arrested in connection with a shotgun blast in Preston during the early hours […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Acregate Lane was shut due to fire ‘threatening to spread to buildings’

Acregate Lane and New Hall Lane junction Pic: Google Acregate Lane and New Hall Lane junction Pic: Google Emergency services closed a section of Acregate Lane in Fishwick during Tuesday afternoon after a fire threatened to spread to a […]

1 month ago
Hundreds of homes in Fishwick were without power

Electricity North West engineers Electricity North West engineers Hundreds of homes off New Hall Lane were without power. The fault was reported to Electricity North West around 8.40pm on Thursday 4 October in Fishwick […]

1 month ago
Search continues for missing Preston schoolboy

Justin Corsbie Justin Corsbie Police are continuing to search for a teenager who was last seen in Fulwood. Justin Corsbie left Fulwood Academy in Black Bull Lane around 5.15pm on Tuesday (11 […]

2 months ago
There’s now a Portuguese takeaway in Preston

Tostada - the veggie one - is not just toast Pic: Blog Preston Outside the Novus Pizza takeaway in New Hall Lane Pic: Blog Preston When you think of Portuguese food it may well be a global chain beginning with N you think […]

2 months ago
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