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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.

Skeffington Road dispersal order in force for third night

The dispersal order runs from Ribbleton Lane down to Matiland Street Police are stepping up patrols again around Skeffington Road. A Section 34 dispersal order is in force for a third night this week. It gives police the power to ask […]

1 week ago
Man airlifted to hospital after falling from height in Fishwick

Church Avenue in Fishwick Pic: Google Emergency services were called to Fishwick during Wednesday afternoon after an industrial accident. A man had fallen from height while working in Church Avenue, off New Hall Lane. North West […]

3 weeks ago
Preston Trams update to be given at public meeting

An artists impression of how the tram stop on Deepdale Street would look A public meeting takes place during Wednesday evening into the future of a tram line for the city. Preston Trampower is giving Prestonians a chance to hear about their proposals. […]

3 weeks ago
Warning to drivers after thefts from cars in New Hall Lane

New Hall Lane Pic: Google Two men have been arrested on suspicion of stealing from cars in and around New Hall Lane. Preston Police have launched an appeal to trace the owners of the items. […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Hall Lane restaurant applies to expand

Nawaab in New Hall Lane Pic: Google An Indian restaurant looks set to expand its New Hall Lane base. Nawaab at 164 New Hall Lane has applied to use the first floor and building a new extension […]

1 month ago
New Hall Lane disorder sees police patrols stepped up

The area covered by the Section 34 order Disorder in New Hall Lane has seen a dispersal order put in place by police. Preston Police have triggered a Section 34 between New Hall Lane and Ribbleton Lane. It […]

1 month ago
Man who was found carrying a knife near New Hall Lane is jailed

Mark Rawcliffe A man who was caught in possession of a knife has been jailed. Michael Rawcliffe was seen hiding from police in a ginnel around New Hall Lane. The 44-year-old was […]

2 months ago
Police say man’s death off New Hall Lane was not suspicious

Police presence off New Hall Lane Pic: Mick Kay/Blog Preston Police have confirmed the death of a man found in the back of a car off New Hall Lane is not suspicious. Beenland Street was closed off by police throughout […]

2 months ago
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