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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.

Both Fulwood and West View leisure centres will reopen April 12

Fulwood Leisure Centre in Black Bull Lane Pic: Blog Preston Better Leisure and Preston City Council have announced that they will reopen Fulwood and West View leisure centres from April 12. This comes after receiving more than £300,000 grant funding […]

3 months ago
Latest figures show many people have received the Covid vaccine in each area of Preston and South Ribble

So far 37% of the UK population have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meaning more than 24 million people across the UK have had their first jab. […]

3 months ago
Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble, ranked lowest to highest by area

Covid-19 cases map to 25 February 2021 New data from the government reveals the areas in Preston and South Ribble with the least Covid-19 cases. Of the 32 areas covered by Blog Preston, Penwortham South recorded the […]

4 months ago
Covid-19 cases dropping in most areas of Preston and South Ribble

Covid-19 cases map to 18 February 2021 The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble continue to see a decrease in cases of Covid-19. Farington, Lea and Marina, and Preston City Centre are among the 22 […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tributes paid in memory of man who died in New Hall Lane crash

A fundraiser has been set up to remember 18-year-old Haroon Ahmed, who tragically passed away following a car crash last week. The GoFundMe page pays tribute to the ‘selfless’ young […]

4 months ago
Police confirm 18-year-old died in New Hall Lane crash

New Hall Lane near the junction with Blackpool Road and Brockholes Brow Pic: Google A young man has died following a collision in Preston. At around 10:50pm last night (Thursday 4 February) there was a major crash on New Hall Lane, opposite the Hesketh […]

4 months ago
Former Perry’s showroom site off Blackpool Road sees plans lodged for 73 new affordable homes

A planning application has been submitted to Preston City Council for the delivery of a new affordable housing scheme on Blackpool Road, Ribbleton. The application has been submitted by MCI […]

5 months ago
Area-by-area Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 14 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in Covid-19 cases over the last week (8 to 14 January). The largest increases in the 22 […]

5 months ago
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