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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.

Constant fly tipping has tipped this Prestonian over the edge

This sign has appeared in the St Matthews area Pic: Andy Speariett One Prestonian has got so fed up with fly tipping in their road they’ve put up a message on a lamppost. The sign indicated the resident of Maitland Street, off […]

4 years ago
Four men arrested after mass fight in New Hall Lane

New Hall Lane close to the junction of Salisbury Street where the incident happened Pic: Google Violence erupted in New Hall Lane on Thursday with reports of two groups of men fighting. Traffic was stopped during the afternoon when four men abandoned a car in the […]

4 years ago
New Hall Lane to see overnight lane closures

Work is ongoing in New Hall Lane Pic: Sonia Bashir Late-night drivers in Preston are being warned of partial closure of one of the main roads in the city. A section of New Hall Lane is to see lane closures […]

4 years ago
New Hall Lane temporary traffic lights to cause two weeks of delays

Roadworks are taking place in New Hall Lane Pic: Sonia Bashir A key route into Preston is to be cut down to one lane during a fortnight of roadworks. New Hall Lane, which enters the city from the East, will have […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Muslim procession closes roads in Fishwick

The procession making its way through Fishwick Hundreds of Muslims have taken part in an annual procession through Fishwick. Beginning in Waverley Park and making its way to the YMCA in Samuel Street there were road closures […]

4 years ago
Preston church to become a cathedral

St Ignatius church Pic: Paul Melling A Preston church is to be re-designated as a cathedral by the Catholic church. The Pope has decreed the Syro-Malabar congregation at St Ignatius church, off Meadow Street, may become […]

4 years ago
Preston listed church gains roof repair fund

The roof of St Ignatius Church is being repaired Pic: Tony Worrall The Keralan Catholic church in Preston has announced major repair work to the roof of a city church. St Ignatius Catholic Church, off Meadow Street, is a listed building and […]

4 years ago
New Hall Lane grotty shopfronts to be tackled with new repair fund

The fund is open to empty shops as well as those who need a lick of paint Pic: Tony Worrall Efforts to spruce up and revive a section of New Hall Lane could see businesses being given a helping hand. The Friends of Fishwick and St Matthews group are planning […]

4 years ago
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