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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.

Talking ****: Four Preston roads declared dog fouling zones as Preston City Council acts on Blog Preston reader comments

Ripon Street Pic: Jim Beattie Four roads in Preston have been turned into crackdown areas to stop dog fouling in the city. Brackenbury Road, Ripon Street, Roebuck Street and Geoffrey Street are being targeted by Preston […]

6 years ago
Preston dog owner fined £220 for failing to clear up dog poo

A St Matthews man has been fined £220 for letting his dog foul across the pavements of the city. Harkdesh Modashia of Chatsworth Street, Preston, pleaded guilty to dog control […]

6 years ago
Gafoor Halal chicken processing plant to be allowed extension

The current Fletcher Road base for Gafoor A chicken processing plant is to expand in Preston. Gafoor Pure Halal Ltd applied to add a three storey extension to its factory on Fletcher Road. The firm has received […]

6 years ago
Preston City Wrestling training academy up for approval in St Matthews

Preston City Wrestling in action A wrestling academy is set to open in Preston as planning officers recommend it for approval. Preston City Wrestling had lodged plans to change an industrial unit on St Marys […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fire crews called to Centenary Mill after clothes caught fire on heater

The pictures released by the fire service show the damage caused by the flames Fire crews in Preston attended a a flat on New Hall Lane after the owner left clothes drying on radiators. Four fire engines were called to Centenary Mill just before […]

6 years ago
Preston foodbanks get funding boost ahead of Christmas

Two Preston foodbanks have received funding from the county council. Sahara and the Community Gateway Association have received £8,000 and £10,000 respectively. In the run up to Christmas the demand […]

6 years ago
Former Tetrad factory site to be home to new affordable apartment block

The block of apartments would be within the St Matthews ward Retirement flats are to be created on the site of a former Preston factory. Mulbury Homes has applied for permission to create a three-storey block of 70 apartments on land […]

6 years ago
Climbing festival returns to West View Leisure Centre

Youngsters can try their hand at climbing during the weekend festival A climbing festival for young people comes to Preston on Saturday and Sunday. The Youth Climbing Festival takes place at the West View Leisure Centre climbing wall. Children of all […]

6 years ago
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