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Pensioner Leslie Howell dies from injuries after Preston city centre collision

CCTV image released by police, the car at the top is the one police want to speak to A Preston pensioner has died after injuries sustained during a collision in mid-October. Leslie Howell, 91, of Marlhill Crescent, Ribbleton, was readmitted to hospital after surgery and died on Saturday. […]

2 months ago
Watling Street Road crash: Pensioner taken to hospital after BMW collision

Where Watling Street Road meets Fulwood Hall Lane Pic: Google Police are continuing to appeal after a car collided with a pensioner on Thursday afternoon in Fulwood. The 77-year-old pensioner has suffered serious injuries after the incident at the junction […]

2 months ago
Fulwood cannabis factory uncovered by Preston Police

Cannabis plants discovered at the house in Fulwood Police have uncovered a cannabis factory in Fulwood. Four officers entered the house in Manor Avenue to find an estimated £150,000 worth of cannabis plants. Preston Police acted on information from […]

2 months ago
Lee Ashton with links to Preston wanted after teenage girl held against her will

Lee Ashton A Leyland man with links to the Preston area is being hunted after being charged with a number of offences. Lee Ashton, 20, is wanted following an incident on Thursday […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Noriko Seida death: Tributes paid to UCLan medical student found dead in Moor Lane halls of residence

moor lane Tributes have been paid to a medical student found dead in student halls of residence. Noriko Seida was studying for a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the […]

2 months ago
Mystery surrounds death of Preston student at Moor Lane halls of residence

moor lane A female student studying at the University of Central Lancashire has died. Preston Police were called to the IQ Kopa halls of residence in Moor Lane in the University area […]

2 months ago
Ingol car fire suspected arson to be investigated

fire Police have begun an investigation into a car fire in Ingol. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called out to a blaze in Thistlecroft in Tanterton. One crew attended from […]

2 months ago
Rapist Michael Barr on the run and has links to Preston

Michael Barr A sex offender who has links to Preston is being sought by Lancashire Police. Michael Barr, 31, was convicted of rape, burglary and sexual assault at Preston Crown Court in […]

2 months ago
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