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Investigation finds Lancashire Police failed to recognise Ribbleton man had been knocked unconscious

A police van of Lancashire Constabulary Pic: Call The Cops 999 Police in Preston have been criticised about how they dealt with an injured man in the cells at the city’s police station. An investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commission […]

3 months ago
Fleece Inn armed robbery: Police make arrest as appeal continues for witnesses

The Fleece Inn on Liverpool Road, Penwortham. Pic: Tony Worrall A man has been arrested following an armed robbery at a pub in Penwortham. Lancashire Police were scrambled to the Fleece Inn in Liverpool Road at 9.50pm on Sunday (1 […]

3 months ago
Fleece Inn armed raid: Penwortham pub to be open as usual

The Fleece Inn was targeted by a gunman Pic: Stephen Ward A Penwortham pub says it is ‘business as usual’ after a terrifying Bank Holiday raid. One staff member at the Fleece Inn was left shaken when she found a man […]

3 months ago
Fleece Inn at Penwortham closed after armed raid

The Fleece Inn on Liverpool Road, Penwortham. Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston pub has been closed off following an armed raid. The police helicopter at Warton was scrambled to the Fleece Inn at Penwortham. A number of tweets suggest armed […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lee Ashton sentenced after forcing former girlfriend into stolen car

Lee Ashton A Preston man has been told to ‘get some stability’ after he bundled his teenage girlfriend into a car following a break up. Lee Ashton, 20, appeared to accept the break-up when the […]

3 months ago
Arson suspected as motorbike found alight in Ribbleton

Robin Street in Ribbleton where the motorbike was found An arson investigation has been launched after a motorbike was found in flames in Ribbleton. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent a crew from Preston Fire Station to te incident […]

3 months ago
Windows smashed at Preston’s Jamea Masjid mosque

Windows of the mosque show signs of damage, and a brick found nearby A mosque in Preston has seen two windows smashed. The incident on Thursday night at Jamea Masjid saw glass smashed inside and outside the mosque. The building in Clarendon Street, […]

3 months ago
How a house party in Ashton-on-Ribble descended into chaos

CCTV pictures were shown in court of trouble flaring in the early hours Three men have been convicted after gangs from Ashton and Callon clashed at a house party. Missiles were thrown and one man brandished a golf club when youths came face-to-face […]

3 months ago
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