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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 Deepdale cycle route delayed by trams looks set to go ahead

Remains of the former Longridge line can be found throughout the East of the city Remains of the former Longridge line can be found throughout the East of the city Councillors are being urged to create a new cycle route and pathway on a derelict […]

1 month ago
Pictures released after break-in at Preston vape shop

Police would like to trace this man following the break in Police would like to trace this man following the break in Pictures have been released following a break-in at a vaping shop near Preston city centre. Preston Police were called […]

1 month ago
Man last seen in Bartle goes missing

Lewis Holden Lewis Holden Police have released the picture of a man who has gone missing. Lewis Holden was last seen in the Bartle area of the city on Monday (14 May) […]

2 months ago
Police appeal to trace woman at centre of Preston shoplifting incidents

Lyndsey Dimmock Lyndsey Dimmock Police have made a direct appeal for a woman to hand herself in after a string of shoplifting offences. Sergeant Hesketh of Preston Police has released a picture […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston sex worker scheme ‘at risk’ after lottery bid rejected

New Hall Lane is one area of the city known to be frequented by sex workers New Hall Lane is one area of the city known to be frequented by sex workers A scheme to help street sex workers in Preston looks set to have a […]

3 months ago
Preston man jailed for burglary, assault and criminal damage

Leroy Allen is wanted by police Leroy Allen was the subject of a social media appeal by police A Preston man has been jailed for a string of offences across the city. Leroy Allen, 31, was […]

3 months ago
St Ignatius conservation group raise objections to Penny Street

This land at Penny Street is due to become a pay and display car park This land at Penny Street is due to become a pay and display car park ‘A haven for drug dealing and prostitution’ is the fear residents have about proposals for […]

4 months ago
Two cars set alight in arson at HMP Preston

HMP Preston has been picked to test the substance Pic: Tony Worrall HMP Preston Pic: Tony Worrall An arson investigation has begun after two cars were set alight near Preston Prison. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent one fire crew from Preston […]

4 months ago
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