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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.

Group of travellers set up camp at park in Fishwick

Travellers set up camp at Ribbleton Park. A group of travellers have been spotted setting up camp at a park in Fishwick. Images of the group on Waverley Park, locally known as Ribbleton Park, were sent to […]

2 days ago
Small boats crossing arrest made in Fishwick as National Crime Agency raid property

National Crime Agency officers storm the property in Stefano Road Pic: NCA A 38-year-old man has been arrested during an immigration raid on Sunday morning in Fishwick. National Crime Agency officers say the man, arrested in the Stefano Road area, off New […]

3 weeks ago
Preston City Council local election results 2024 – Tory leader stands down, Labour’s Ashton Park woes and Lib Dems bounce

The moment Labour lost Lea and Larches ward Pic: Blog Preston The departing Tory opposition group leader on Preston City Council has called for a general election after her group suffered heavy losses at the local polls. Sue Whittam was speaking […]

3 weeks ago
‘Serious health hazard’ of persistent fly-tipping off New Hall Lane

The mountain of rubbish in Dundonald Street Pic: Karen Greaves/Blog Preston Mattresses, rotting fruit and vegetables and rubbish have been left on a side street off New Hall Lane for the last two weeks. Preston City Council says it is taking […]

2 months ago
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Couple take over bridal shop in New Hall Lane and introduce prom dress range

Dresses are available in all colours and styles. Pic: Susan Cruikshanks A bridal shop in Preston has launched their first prom dress collection. Karen Riding Bridal Boutique based in Centenary Mill, New Hall Lane in Preston have introduced new prom and […]

2 months ago
Uninsured car towed away in Fishwick after police pursuit

A uninsured driver was caught by police after they tried to run and hide in Fishwick. Preston Police said two officers noticed a car trying to avoid them. The pursuit […]

3 months ago
Review: Visit this Preston eatery if you please for the best mac and cheese

Munch Box mac and cheese This week’s choice of eatery review was mainly down to a delayed hospital appointment at Fulwood Hall, the Liverpool v Southampton match, and an inability to think on or off […]

3 months ago
Indian restaurant The Biryani Box opens in New Hall Lane

A new Indian restaurant called The Biryani Box is opening in New Hall Lane. The new establishment opened on Tuesday 20 February at 448 New Hall Lane close to the […]

3 months ago
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