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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.

Murder investigation ends into Geoffrey Street death

Geoffrey Street has seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Geoffrey Street had seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Police say they are no longer treating the death of a man in St Matthews as suspicious. The 26-year-old was […]

4 years ago
Woman released on bail as Preston murder investigation continues

Geoffrey Street has seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Geoffrey Street has seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google A Preston woman has been released on bail by police. The 22-year-old was arrested during Thursday (3 August) on suspicion […]

4 years ago
Traffic lights being out blamed for New Hall Lane crash

The incident in New Hall Lane The incident in New Hall Lane Traffic lights being out in New Hall Lane have been cited as the cause for an early morning crash. Preston Police were called to […]

4 years ago
Preston councillor to be recognised for her service to the city

Veronica Afrin during her year as Mayor Veronica Afrin during her year as Mayor Since her first political foray in the late 1970s she’s seen Preston change. But from her time representing the area of St Matthews […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Brockholes Brow death crash driver appears in court

Rachel and Shelby who died as a result of the Brockholes Brow crash Rachel and Shelby who died as a result of the Brockholes Brow crash A man has appeared in court charged with causing the death of two Preston women in a […]

4 years ago
When average speed cameras are coming to Brockholes Brow

How the average speed cameras look How the average speed cameras look Work to put in average speed cameras at an accident black-spot in Preston is to begin in September. Brockholes Brow is the second section […]

4 years ago
Man in hospital after New Hall Lane attack

Junction of Delaware Street and New Hall Lane Pic: Google Junction of Delaware Street and New Hall Lane Pic: Google A man in his 30s was taken to hospital following an assault in the St Matthews area of the city. […]

4 years ago
More New Hall Lane roadworks begin from Monday

Work is ongoing in New Hall Lane Pic: Sonia Bashir More roadworks are taking place in New Hall Lane as the latest stage of the revamp of the major route into Preston continues. Two junctions on the road are to […]

4 years ago
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