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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.

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 […]

2 months ago
Preston tram line plan derailed by chicken factory extension in Deepdale

Gafoor halal in Fletcher Road Preston’s test tramline in Deepdale has been derailed by an extension to a chicken processing plant. Gafoor Poultry Products Ltd applied to extend the side and rear of the building […]

2 months ago
Drugs raids see two men and a woman arrested in Deepdale

Stanleyfield Road in Deepdale Pic: Google Three suspected drug dealers were arrested during raids in Preston. Warrants were executed at a property in Alexandra Pavilions in Deepdale. The property in Stanleyfield Road, off Noor Road, was […]

2 months ago
Police issue dispersal order for fourth night in Skeffington Road area

The police are targeting a very specific area with the Section 34 order A dispersal order is in force in an area of Deepdale for a fourth night in three weeks. Skeffington Road area is subject to a Section 34 order. Preston Police […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 months 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 months 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 months 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. […]

3 months ago
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