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Terrifying footage shows Mercedes driving recklessly in Preston

The driver narrowly avoids colliding with these cars at a junction Footage showing a super car reaching speeds of 60-70mph on a major Preston road has landed the driver in trouble with police. YouTube clips shared widely on social media showed […]

2 weeks ago
Watch as another driver caught speeding in Brockholes Brow

Brockholes Brow dashcam footage shows the police chase 74mph in a 40mph stretch. Driver wanted to be let off with a warning, despite 2 other speeding tickets in the last 9 months!! #ST36 #T2RPU pic.twitter.com/9DFFDtdDyN — Lancs Road […]

2 weeks ago
Gun pointed at staff member during raid at Post Office in Hoghton

Hoghton Post Office saw staff threatened Pic: Google Hoghton Post Office saw staff threatened Pic: Google Three men are being hunted after an armed robbery at a Post Office near Preston. Preston Police were called after the gang […]

2 weeks ago
Fracking firm’s headquarters in Bamber Bridge targeted

The graffiti on the windows of Cuadrilla's headquarters The graffiti on the windows of Cuadrilla’s headquarters Business leaders have condemned graffiti scrawled on the windows of Cuadrilla’s offices in Bamber Bridge. Based off Sceptre Way the firm which […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man who hid Preston woman’s body in his house is jailed

Andrew Reade and Victoria Cherry Victoria Cherry A Bolton man has been jailed after hiding the body of a Preston woman at his home for more than a year. Victoria Cherry, 44, from Fulwood, had […]

3 weeks ago
Appeal after 18-year-old Preston woman goes missing

Police issued picture of Francis McCann Police have launched an appeal after a woman went missing from the Preston area. Francis McCann, 18, was last seen in Fishergate in Preston […]

3 weeks ago
Two arrested after police use stinger to end car chase

Police stopped a white Audi on the M55. Credit: Lancashire Road Police Two men were arrested following a pursuit on the M55 early this morning (June 5). A police patrol […]

3 weeks ago
Someone has tried to set fire to the Holiday Inn

The Holiday Inn Pic: Paul Melling The Holiday Inn Pic: Paul Melling A major hotel in Preston city centre was evacuated on Friday night due to a suspected arson attempt. Roof felt on the eighth floor […]

3 weeks ago
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