St Matthew’s Articles

Revised James Hall plans on display in St Matthews St Matthew's

James Hall site

For the next three days a public exhibition will take place in St Matthew regarding the James Hall development site. The updated plans will be on display at Ribbleton Avenue Community Centre (on the side of Ribbleton Avenue Infant School) for the next three days (29th, 30th, 31st September).

Video: Mapping Assets in St Matthew’s St Matthew's

St Matthew's Community Street Map

Speak Up Preston joined Preston City Council for the Fishwick & St Matthew’s Community Street Audit on September 21st. Here’s a short video explaining how the process works and how local people can access the maps that were produced on the day.

St Matthew’s: Ready for action St Matthew's

What would make you proud to live in St Matthew's?

This short film highlights some of the issues that our St Matthew’s team of community journalists have been uncovering over the past few months – giving a snapshot of what’s important to people living and working in St Matthew’s. If you’re coming along to Speak Up Preston’s Autumn of Action event in St Matthew’s on [...]

Friends group set up for Fishwick and St Matthew’s St Matthew's

Friends of Fishwick & St Matthew's

From Blog Preston: Preston Council’s Unity FM Neighbourhood Management Office on New Hall Lane closed its doors in April this year, following central government spending cuts. This has left Fishwick and St Matthew’s residents, businesses and local organisations without an important link and means of communicating with the council regarding local issues and developments.

Promoting safer homes in Preston St Matthew's


On the 1st and 2nd September 2011, SpeakUpPreston worked alongside a number of organisations over two days of action. The events aimed to raise awareness on the dangers of bogus callers, how to protect your home, and advice on how to look out for vulnerable neighbours.

Video: 90-year-old volunteer Margaret Mills on getting an MBE Blog PrestonSt Matthew's

A 90-year-old volunteer from Ingol has told us about being an awarded an MBE. Margaret Mills has been a police volunteer for seven years and says she is “90 years young”. This content is produced in partnership with SpeakUpPreston, training community journalists to tell the stories of Deepdale, St Matthews and Ribbleton.