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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.

Police say man’s death off New Hall Lane was not suspicious

Police presence off New Hall Lane Pic: Mick Kay/Blog Preston Police have confirmed the death of a man found in the back of a car off New Hall Lane is not suspicious. Beenland Street was closed off by police throughout […]

11 months ago
Police searching for missing Preston man last seen in New Hall Lane

Stephen Garnett Police want to trace a man who was last seen in New Hall Lane. Stephen Garnett, pictured, was last seen on Wednesday 19 June. The 47-year-old has links to Moston, […]

11 months ago
Man found dead in back of a car off New Hall Lane

Police presence in Beenland Street Pic: Blog Preston A man was found dead in the back of a car off New Hall Lane. Preston Police were called to Beenland Street at 7.50am on Saturday (22 June). Update: Police […]

12 months ago
New Hall Lane side street taped off by police

Police presence off New Hall Lane Pic: Mick Kay/Blog Preston A heavy police presence has been in place just off New Hall Lane throughout Saturday (22 June) morning. Update: Police have confirmed the body of a man was found Beenland […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Wanted gang member has handed himself in

Nawaz was given the order on Valentine's Day at Preston Crown Court A gang member who breached an injunction has handed himself into police. Asim Nawaz, 21, was issued with a gang injunction order on Valentine’s Day. Earlier this week police launched […]

12 months ago
Police continue search for missing Fishwick teenager

Husnain Abbas A teenage boy has gone missing from the Fishwick area of the city. Preston Police are appealing for information to find Husnain Abbas. The 15-year-old was last seen at 10.45pm […]

12 months ago
Amended Preston tram plans for test Deepdale line lodged

One of the trams which could come to Preston, and an artist impression of the Deepdale station Preston’s pilot tram line has seen a new planning application lodged. Part of the former Longridge to Preston railway line is due to be brought back into use for by […]

12 months ago
Brockholes Brow killer driver is refused appeal against his sentence

Rachel Murphy and Shelby Maher The man who killed two young women on Brockholes Brow has been refused his appeal against his sentence. Mohmed Salman Patel was found guilty of causing the deaths of Shelby […]

1 year ago
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