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Car set on fire in Deepdale street

Acorn Close in Deepdale Pic: Google A suspected arson is being investigated by police after a car fire in Deepdale. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called out at 5.56am on Easter Monday to Acorn Close, […]

1 month ago
Expensive road and mountain bikes taken from Fulwood shed

Some of the bikes taken Bikes worth more than £3,000 have been taken from a shed in Fulwood. Police are appealing to find the mountain and road bikes after the break-in. The property in the […]

1 month ago
Frenchwood attack: Man set upon with knife and metal bar

Frenchwood Street where the attack took place Pic: Google Two men are being hunted by police after a man was attacked with a knife and metal bar outside his front door. Preston Police were called to Frenchwood Street near […]

1 month ago
Spate of break-ins at Preston takeaways

police A number of Preston businesses, including takeaways and cafes, have been targeted in the run up to Easter. Preston Police are appealing for city centre firms in particular to be […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bamber Bridge card skimming: Man charged after suspicious activity

The NatWest cash point in Station Road was targeted A man has been charged on suspicion of fraud after a skimming device was found at a cash point. South Ribble Police said on Friday 18 March they received reports […]

1 month ago
Tulketh drivers warned after car break-ins

Stocks Road is one of the areas targeted say police Pic: Google Motorists are being warned to secure their vehicles after a number of break-ins in the lead up to the Easter weekend. Preston Police have stepped up patrols in the Tulketh […]

1 month ago
Audi crashes off M65 in Bamber Bridge

Police shared a picture of the car on the edge of the road Pic: LancsRoadPolice A driver has been arrested after his car careered off the motorway near Preston. Lancashire Road Police said a breathalyser reading placed the man nearly three times the legal drink-drive […]

1 month ago
Grange Community Centre targeted by arsonists for third time

Crews tackle the blaze at Ribbleton Lane Preston firefighters have been called out for a third time to a former community centre. The Grange Community Centre was set alight on Wednesday evening, following fires on Sunday afternoon […]

1 month ago
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