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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.

Reminder ahead of A59 closure at Brockholes Brow

Brockholes Brow 2021 landslip Pic: Lancashire County Council Preston City Council has issued a reminder about the upcoming closure of the A59 at Brockholes Brow. The works begin in just under four weeks, on Monday 25 July. The […]

1 day ago
Ribbleton van workshop supplies armoured truck to help Ukraine aid effort

The armoured truck supplied to Ukraine A Ribbleton-based vehicle specialist company has supplied a heavy duty armoured truck to deliver aid into Ukraine. Fleet Service Limited refurbished the converted Mercedes Actross and loaded it up with […]

2 months ago
Drug drivers stopped in Preston

VW Caddy stopped for drug driving Pic: Preston Police Preston Police have taken to social media to share details of drug drivers who have been caught in the city. On Sunday (15 May) a Mitsubishi was stopped in Leighton […]

2 months ago
A59 at Brockholes Brow to be closed over summer following 2021 landslip

Brockholes Brow 2021 landslip Pic: Lancashire County Council The A59 at Brockholes Brow is due to be closed over the summer for vital work to stabilise an embankment. A lane has been closed on the road since March […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man wanted in connection with rape, criminal damage, assault and stalking

Owen Buck Preston Police are appealing for information to find wanted man Owen Buck. Buck, of Andrew Street in the St Matthew’s area, is wanted in connection with allegations of rape, criminal […]

2 months ago
Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

2 months ago
Two Preston men jailed for their roles in broad daylight knife attack

Declan Carroll (left) and Jordan Bailey (right) Two men have been jailed for their parts in a Broadgate knife attack. The men responsible appeared at Preston Crown Court last Thursday (17 March). Jordan Bailey, 21, of Rigby […]

3 months ago
Extra funding for Fishwick and St Matthews Big Local Partnership

New Hall Lane Pic: Google Extra funding for Fishwick and St Matthews (FAM) Big Local Partnership has been approved and will be administered by Preston City Council. In 2015 the Big Local Grant awarded the […]

4 months ago
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