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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 Muslim community procession marks birthday of Prophet Mohammed

More than a thousand members of Preston’s Muslim community came out to celebrate the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday. A parade route saw them march from the Madjid-E-Aqsa mosque in Fishwick View […]

5 years ago
Religious procession to close roads in Deepdale and Fishwick on Sunday

Muslim groups are set to take to the streets of Preston for a procession on Sunday. Two hours of road closures are planned for the Prophet Mohammed Religious Procession. Preston […]

5 years ago
Stonka faces losing licence amid Preston Police allegations of illicit tobacco being sold

Stonka in New Hall Lane faces an uncertain future Pic: Google A convenience store in New Hall Lane faces losing its premises licence amid allegations of selling counterfeit cigarettes. Preston Police have asked for licensing chiefs at the Town Hall to […]

5 years ago
New Hall Lane revamp sees updated plans solving parking issues

How the revamped New Hall Lane may look at night A new look for a section of New Hall Lane is moving to the next stage as it awaits sign off from Lancashire County Council. Preston City Council says parking […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ribbleton affordable homes could be built near Morrisons supermarket

Morrisons in Blackpool Road A plot of new affordable homes could be built in Ribbleton close to the Morrisons supermarket. MCI Developments has tabled plans for former industrial land between the supermarket and the […]

5 years ago
Refugee crisis: Preston can and should do more says St Matthews councillor

Refugees in a camp on the Turkish/Syrian border. Inset: Cllr Leeming A Preston councillor is calling on the government to do more to help take in refugees. St Matthews councillor Roy Leeming has tabled a motion at the next full council […]

5 years ago
Waverley Park revamp could see major investment in Fishwick green space

Run down and in need of love at Waverley Park Ribbleton and Fishwick residents are being urged to give their views on plans for Waverley Park. Known locally as Ribbleton Park there’s proposals for a refurbished childrens play area, redesigned […]

5 years ago
Supermarket plan for Perry’s site in Blackpool Road

Perry's motor village stands in Blackpool Road Pic: Google A new supermarket could be built off Blackpool Road as part of the plan for a car showroom. Perry’s motor village is set to relocate to a new Bluebell Way […]

5 years ago
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