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.

Gang who blighted Preston are BANNED from the city

From top left, clockwise: Fidel Hughes, Haq Nawaz, Abid Umar, Aaron Hampson and Dil Nawaz A gang who terrorised Avenham and Fishwick have been banned from the city and surrounding area. Lancashire Police applied for the Gang Injunction Order against six men – from Leyland, […]

4 years ago
Car filmed on wrong side of the road at Brockholes Brow

The driver drifts over into the lanes coming up the hill from the motorway Pic: LancsRoadPolice Driver just performed THIS in front of a marked patrol car in Preston ? There are no words! Reported to the courts for offences. #T3RPU — Lancs Road Police […]

4 years ago
Negotiations continue on sale of Fulwood and West View leisure centres

Fulwood Leisure Centre is likely to transfer out of council ownership The sale of Preston’s leisure centres has moved a step closer. Preston City Council is preparing to offload Fulwood Leisure Centre and West View Leisure Centre during the course of […]

4 years ago
Belle Vue pub plans rile Friends of Fishwick group

How the new dental surgery and shops may look A community campaign group in Fishwick has signalled it will object to proposals to convert a former pub into a convenience store and dental surgery. Friends of Fishwick and St […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New affordable homes being built near Morrisons

In the mist, is Morrisons Pic: Andy Spearitt Work has started on building more than 30 homes near the Morrisons supermarket in Blackpool Road. Land off Thorn Street in Ribbleton has seen piling equipment arrive to lay the […]

4 years ago
Audi driver arrested after pensioner hit and run in Deepdale

The junction of Skeffington Road and Ribbleton Lane Pic: Google A pensioner has been left with a broken neck after a hit and run in Deepdale. The 77-year-old man was left with a fractured shoulder, fractured eye socket and broken […]

4 years ago
Female driver wanted after schoolgirl knocked down

The zebra crossing in Ribbleton Lane where the incident happened Pic: Google A driver is being sought after a schoolgirl was knocked over in Deepdale. The 15-year-old girl was walking home from school on Wednesday (30 November). As she was heading across […]

4 years ago
Indian restaurant planned for New Hall Lane

Premier Insurance has closed, and a property developer has bought it up Pic: Google A former insurance brokers in the shadow of Centenary Mill may become an Indian restaurant. Khalid Mahmood, a property developer from Stockport, has applied to convert the building. What was […]

4 years ago
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