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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.

Preston mum says Waverley Park is ‘deprived’ despite recent £25k boost

Waverley Park A Preston mum has expressed disappointment at what she says is a lack of investment in Waverley Park. The mum, who wishes to remain anonymous, said she would like to […]

2 months ago
Biggest inflatable playground in the North West to open in Preston

The biggest inflatable park in the North West is set to open in Preston next month. On 17 May, when restrictions are set to ease further, Jump Maniax, the North […]

2 months ago
Fishwick and St Matthews residents needed to become ‘Great Listeners’ in their community

FAM Big Local are recruiting a team of ten residents from Fishwick and St Matthews to be ‘Great Listeners.’ A Great Listener will ask the local community for their views on […]

2 months ago
Former working men’s club in Fishwick set to become apartments

A former social club off New Hall Lane in Fishwick looks set to be turned into apartments. Fishwick Ramblers Working Men’s Club in Mornington Road has been closed for some […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police appeal to trace man after motorbike and car crash in Deepdale Road

Car and motorbike crash on Deepdale Road. Pic: Shane New Police are appealing for information following a serious collision in Deepdale between a car and a motorbike. The incident occurred at around 7.40pm on Saturday 27th March when an Audi […]

3 months ago
Emergency lane closure in place on A59 at Brockholes Brow following landslip

There are currently delays to traffic on Brockholes Brow between Preston and M6 J31 due to a landslide. An emergency lane closure has been put in place from New Hall […]

3 months ago
Grade II-listed St Luke’s church to be converted from former care home to apartments

St Luke's church. Pic: Google A planning application has been submitted to convert the former St Luke’s church into apartments. The Grade II listed building is currently vacant – after being used as a care […]

3 months ago
Three vehicle crash in New Hall Lane causes delays

Fire engine Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have confirmed at 2.41pm today (25 March) two fire engines from Preston attended a road traffic collision at the Hesketh Roundabout on New Hall Lane […]

3 months ago
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