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Police look for man after he exposed himself to children on disused Ribbleton railway line

A lone man standing on a disused railway line exposed himself to two young children according to police. Preston Police have issued an appeal for information after the incident on Sunday 18 January around 1.30pm. A 13 year old girl and her six year old sister were walking past an area of the disused Ribbleton railway line when the man is said to have exposed […]

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More than 150 drivers caught in Christmas drink-driving campaign

Over 150 drivers were caught drink-driving during the Christmas period. Lancashire Police revealed that 5,012 people were tested with 153 people proving to be over the legal limit. Superintendent Jon Puttock said: “This year’s Christmas drink drive campaign saw us adopt a more targeted, intelligence led approach. “As a result, we carried out fewer breath tests than in previous years, meaning it is difficult to […]

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Witness appeal following fatal collision in Preston

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man died following a road traffic accident in Preston. The accident happened at 8.40pm on Sunday 18 January when a Rover 45 was travelling along Riversway towards Preston. The vehicle lost control on a slight right hand bend and left the carriageway to the nearside before colliding with a lamp post. The driver, a 28 year old man […]

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Teenager charged with Fulwood burglary as racing bikes reunited with owner

Two high value racing bikes have been reunited with their owner after being recovered by police. Preston Police also confirmed a 16-year-old man from Preston had been arrested and charged for the burglary when the bikes were taken from a home in Fulwood. The owner of the bikes had seen Blog Preston’s Facebook post about the bikes and got in touch after hundreds of readers […]

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Nisa Extra store in Ribbleton faces another licence review

A convenience store in Preston faces a review of its licence. Nisa Extra on Miller Road, Ribbleton, has been called in to review whether it can continue to sell alcohol. The store faced a previous attempt to revoke its licence in early 2014, when Lancashire Police requested the review after a number of issues at the store. Preston City Council’s licensing committee is calling for […]

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Three people arrested as eight week old Preston baby girl taken to hospital

Three people from Preston have been arrested after an eight week old baby was taken to hospital suffering from serious injuries. Police were called to an address in Fulwood in the early hours of Monday. They found the girl had suffered injuries including a bleed to the brain and she is now being cared for at Manchester Children’s Hospital. The injuries are currently being treated as […]

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