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.

New Hall Lane revamp: Date set for initial decision by Lancashire County Council

Artists impression of the new look New Hall Lane The next step in New Hall Lane’s proposed £1million revamp has been set. Lancashire County Council is preparing to pump money into the road – often branded an eyesore – […]

5 years ago
Mulbury Homes set to win approval for third mill development in St Matthews

Part of the current mill site which would be developed More affordable homes in the St Matthews area look set to be given the go ahead. Mulbury Homes has applied for the final stage in converting former mills into housing. […]

5 years ago
1950’s Fishwick School pals get together with old friend from California

Several people who formerly attended Fishwick School in the 1950’s were reunited on Wednesday of this week. One of the old school pals is Dave Hughlock, now residing in Pomona in California […]

5 years ago
Chopper bike stolen from New Hall Lane

The bike taken from New Hall Lane Police are appealing for information after a bike was stolen in the St Matthews area. The distinctive black Olympus Route 66 Chopper was taken from an address in New Hall […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Quick Shop in Ribbleton faces objections to application to sell alcohol

Quick Shop in Ribbleton Avenue Pic: Google A convenience shop in Ribbleton has applied to be able to sell alcohol but faces objections from those living nearby. Quick Shop in Ribbleton Avenue wants to be able to […]

5 years ago
Exhibition of Milda Okunyte’s artwork to be held at The Big Mill in her memory

Milda Okunyte Pic: Elliott Bennett A showcase of the artwork of a Lithuanian student who died on the outskirts of Preston in March is to be held. Milda Okunyte was studying art at the University […]

5 years ago
Longton Community Church wants to convert former Halfords garage

Performers at the Christmas concert A community church is applying to create a permanent home in the centre of Preston. Longton Community Church wants to convert the former Halfords garage in Ribbleton Lane near Preston […]

5 years ago
Preston local election results: Full breakdown of Preston City Council 2015 election

Garrison ward was the scene of a recount Preston Town Hall has stayed red as it was a case of status quo in the local elections. Labour remained in charge at Preston City Council as no seats changed […]

5 years ago
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