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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.

Mosque in Fishwick applies to change internal layout of building

Fishwick Mosque. Pic: Google A planning application has been submitted to reconfigure the internal layout of a Fishwick mosque. The application seeks to change the internal layout at Masjid-E-Aqsa in Fishwick Parade. It states: […]

1 month ago
Former Perry’s Motor Village to become affordable housing estate

Perry's motor village stands in Blackpool Road Pic: Google The former Perry’s Motor Village in Blackpool Road is to become an affordable housing estate. Plans have been submitted to turn the car dealership into 31 houses and 42 apartments/maisonettes. […]

2 months ago
Police raid suspected brothel in St Matthews

Preston Neighbourhood Police have conducted a search at an address in Harling Road on the St Matthews ward and found a suspected brothel. As a result of further enquiries two […]

3 months ago
Stop and search in place after trouble in Deepdale involving youths and weapons

Section 60 map Pic: Preston Police A Section 60 order is in place covering Grange, Fishwick, Deepdale and St Matthews. It follows various incidents of disorder in the Deepdale area earlier today (Saturday 12 June), which […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Covid-19 cases on the rise in majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble

Map showing Preston and South Ribble Covid-19 cases in the seven days to 26 May 2021 Covid-19 cases are on the rise again in many areas of Preston and South Ribble. Out of the 32 localities covered in Blog Preston‘s weekly update, 21 saw increases. In […]

5 months ago
Sam Johnstone sticks to Preston roots and trains at city gym ahead of Euros

Professional footballer Sam Johnstone paid Smart Fit Preston, on Campbell Street, a visit after it was announced the Preston-born-and-bred athlete has made the provisional England squad. Sam is preparing at […]

5 months ago
Work to bring next generation broadband to Preston has started

Work to bring full fibre connectivity within reach of almost every home and business across Preston has now started. Construction of the £30m city-wide full fibre network has begun in […]

5 months ago
Jump Maniax trampoline park opens near Preston city centre

Yesterday (Monday 17 May) the Mayor of Preston opened a new permanent indoor inflatable park – the biggest attraction of its kind in the North West. Jump Maniax is a […]

5 months ago
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