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Watch undercover footage showing how Preston drugs gang was snared

One of the gang exchanging a deal in Fishwick Undercover footage showing a Preston drugs gang at work has been released. Lancashire Police have CCTV and helicopter footage showing the Liverpool-Preston drugs gang. Run by Anthony Watkins the gang, […]

3 months ago
Preston drugs gang who blighted Fishwick and Callon jailed

From top left, clockwise: James Wilkinson, Ryan Blakey, Josua Knowles, Wayne Small, Kasib Hussain and Mark Watkins Six Preston men have been jailed for their part in a drugs gang who ferried substances between the city and Liverpool. Lancashire Police have hailed the conviction of the gang […]

3 months ago
Motorbike fire in Ribbleton triggers arson investigation

Chatburn Road in Ribbleton Pic: Google A motorbike was set alight in Ribbleton on Tuesday night according to firefighters. Crews from Preston Fire Station were sent to Chatburn Road at 9.49pm. The vehicle was on fire […]

3 months ago
Fishwick shopkeeper racially abused before car is vandalised

Police would like to speak to this man following the incident in Waldon Street Police have released an image of a man after a shopkeeper was racially abused and his car vandalised in Fishwick. The 37-year-old shopkeeper in Waldon Street said a man entered […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Motorists using the hard shoulder shamed by police helicopter

A number of drivers were spotted by the police helicopter Impatient drivers have been criticised by emergency services dealing with a major vehicle fire on the M6 near Preston. Police helicopter images show a number of drivers using the hard […]

3 months ago
Hugh Cushnaghan jailed for stabbing love rival in the heart

Hugh Cushnaghan reacted after Mr Whitney found him at his wife's Fishwick home A Preston man was stabbed in the heart and left to die in an alleyway and his killer now faces five years in jail. Hugh Cushnaghan, 64, of Montgomery Street, […]

3 months ago
Fleece Inn armed raid: Preston man faces no charges

The Fleece Inn was targeted by a gunman Pic: Stephen Ward An investigation by police into an armed raid on a pub continues after a 22-year-old was released without charge. Regulars at the Fleece Inn in Penwortham were enjoying a Bank […]

3 months ago
Builder avoids jail after drunken punch up at Ingol wedding

Preston Crown Court Pic: Tony Worrall A wedding guest was left with a broken nose after he was accused of flirting with another man’s girlfriend. Builder Ryan Mulliner, 22, from Preston, was told he was lucky […]

3 months ago
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