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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.

Covid-19 cases dropping in most areas of Preston and South Ribble

Covid-19 cases map to 18 February 2021 The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble continue to see a decrease in cases of Covid-19. Farington, Lea and Marina, and Preston City Centre are among the 22 […]

21 hours ago
Tributes paid in memory of man who died in New Hall Lane crash

A fundraiser has been set up to remember 18-year-old Haroon Ahmed, who tragically passed away following a car crash last week. The GoFundMe page pays tribute to the ‘selfless’ young […]

2 weeks ago
Police confirm 18-year-old died in New Hall Lane crash

New Hall Lane near the junction with Blackpool Road and Brockholes Brow Pic: Google A young man has died following a collision in Preston. At around 10:50pm last night (Thursday 4 February) there was a major crash on New Hall Lane, opposite the Hesketh […]

3 weeks ago
Former Perry’s showroom site off Blackpool Road sees plans lodged for 73 new affordable homes

A planning application has been submitted to Preston City Council for the delivery of a new affordable housing scheme on Blackpool Road, Ribbleton. The application has been submitted by MCI […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Area-by-area Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 14 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in Covid-19 cases over the last week (8 to 14 January). The largest increases in the 22 […]

1 month ago
Drugs and weapons seized by police in Fletcher Road

Drugs and knives seized by police during the incident in Fletcher Road Pic: Preston Police Police have arrested three people after discovering a haul of drugs and weapons. Two men and a woman were arrested on suspicion of offences including affray, money laundering, supplying Class […]

1 month ago
Latest Preston planning applications for December 18 to January 7

Candidates are battling for a seat at Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the planning applications registered with Preston City Council between December 18 and January 7. To see more applications in Preston or where you live, follow this link. Change of use of […]

1 month ago
Rapid covid testing available at Preston mosque

Quwwatul Islam Mosque in Peel Hall Street A rapid covid-19 testing centre is available in Preston. The Quwwat Education Centre on Peel Hall Street will be used as a testing centre on Mondays and Thursdays from 11am […]

1 month ago
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