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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.

Drugs and weapons seized by police in Fletcher Road

Drugs and knives seized by police during the incident in Fletcher Road Pic: Preston Police Police have arrested three people after discovering a haul of drugs and weapons. Two men and a woman were arrested on suspicion of offences including affray, money laundering, supplying Class […]

5 months ago
Latest Preston planning applications for December 18 to January 7

Candidates are battling for a seat at Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the planning applications registered with Preston City Council between December 18 and January 7. To see more applications in Preston or where you live, follow this link. Change of use of […]

5 months ago
Rapid covid testing available at Preston mosque

Quwwatul Islam Mosque in Peel Hall Street A rapid covid-19 testing centre is available in Preston. The Quwwat Education Centre on Peel Hall Street will be used as a testing centre on Mondays and Thursdays from 11am […]

5 months ago
Investigation after New Year’s Day house fire in Fishwick

Andrew Street Pic: Google An investigation has been launched after a Fishwick house fire during the early hours of New Year’s Day. Four crews were called to the fire in Andrew Street in the […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

6 months ago
Area-by-area Preston and South Ribble coronavirus cases for the week before Christmas

Latest coronavirus case map. Some areas have seen a drop in coronavirus cases in the week leading up to Christmas. Areas such as Ingol, St Matthew’s and Walton-le-Dale have reported less cases compared to […]

6 months ago
Teenager stabbed in chest and legs as police appeal after Deepdale stabbing

Police closed off the St Gregory's Road area during Wednesday evening Pic: Blog Preston Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was left critically injured after being stabbed inside a property in Preston. Officers were called to an address in Chatham Place, Deepdale […]

6 months ago
CCTV images of witnesses who could help investigation into Adam Le Roi’s murder

Police are appealing for information to help identify two men as witnesses in a Preston murder investigation. Officers were called around 2.20am on 15 November to a report a man […]

6 months ago
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