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Preston sex workers robbed OAP on his 80th birthday

Police issued image of Amanda Small Two prostitutes who robbed an OAP as he walked home from his 80th birthday celebrations have been jailed. Francis Librari had been at a […]

28 mins ago
Argos store at Deepdale set to close

The Argos store at Deepdale Retail Park will close The Argos store at Deepdale Retail Park will close, it has been announced. It will be replaced by a new Argos […]

7 hours ago
Job losses as Tiggis confirm no plans to resume trading

Tiggis closed up in Guildhall Street Tiggis closed up in Guildhall Street The liquidators dealing with Tiggis Preston have confirmed the details of the closure. Eighteen staff have been made redundant as part of the liquidation […]

11 hours ago
Stolen car recovered after stinger ends police chase

Police issued image of the stolen car recovered this morning. Credit: LancsRoadPolice Two men were arrested early this morning (July 20) after a pursuit in Preston. The two men were […]

12 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement How police are tackling knife crime in Lancashire

Knives handed in during a knife amnesty in 2016 Knives handed in during a knife amnesty in 2016 Lancashire Constabulary is supporting a week of action aimed at reducing knife crime. Operation Sceptre, running from July 17-23, is a […]

12 hours ago
Kendal Calling confirm pioneering ‘drugs-testing’ station will return

Glorious weather at Kendal Calling. Credit: Scott Salt Kendal Calling organisers have confirmed that the independent drugs advice service The Loop will return to the festival this year. The event […]

1 day ago
Ben Ashworth petition for Guild Wheel naming handed in

Cllr Peter Rankin, Leader of PCC; Mrs Ashworth (Ben’s mum); Louise Ashworth and three daughters; Graham Dixon who set up the petition. Cllr Peter Rankin, Leader of PCC; Mrs Porter (Ben’s mum); Louise Ashworth and three daughters; Graham Dixon who set up the petition. Calls for a section of Preston’s Guild Wheel […]

1 day ago
Driver jailed for killing man in Whitestake collision and fleeing scene

Police issued image of Leo McCarthy A driver has been jailed for killing a man in a collision in Whitestake last year. Leo McCarthy, 33, of Robin Hey, Leyland was […]

1 day ago
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