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Pedestrian dies following Whitestake crash

Where Pope Lane and Green Lane meet Pic: Google A man has been arrested after a a pedestrian died following a collision in Whitestake. Pope Lane was closed for six hours on Bank Holiday Monday morning. The incident at […]

1 month ago
Avenham flats fall: Man bailed as woman remains in critical condition

The woman fell from the eighth floor Pic: Tony Worrall A woman remains in a critical condition after a fall from a block of flats in Preston. The 25-year-old woman has serious leg and hip injuries after the plunge from […]

1 month ago
Knife-wielding man chases victim in Preston city centre robbery

The victim was chased down Hartington Road Pic: Google A man was chased along a Preston road by a knife-wielding robber. The 22-year-old victim was walking into Hartington Road where it joins Fishergate Hill. He was approached by a […]

1 month ago
Attempted murder investigation as woman falls from Avenham flats

The woman fell from the flats in Avenham Pic: Tony Worrall A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman fell from a block of flats in Preston City Centre. Preston Police have launched an investigation after a […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Jason Hutchinson jailed for stabbing girlfriend’s neighbour in row about water bombs

Jason Hutchinson An irate neighbour lost his temper and stabbed a man because he was angry when water bombs had been thrown at his freshly cleaned windows, a court has heard. Jason […]

1 month ago
Lostock Hall robbery: CCTV pictures released in hunt for two men

CCTV from inside the shop during the robbery Pictures have been released showing a shop in Lostock Hall during a robbery. Two men are seen entering the Kwik Stop Shop in Linden Drive. During the incident around 9pm […]

1 month ago
Declan Cross jailed for raping schoolgirl in woods near Deepdale Stadium

Declan Cross A man who groomed a schoolgirl via Blackbery Messenger for five months before raping her in woods near Preston North End’s stadium has been jailed. Declan Cross, now 20, met […]

1 month ago
M6 Junction 31 crash: Van driver wanted after abandoning vehicle

Police are looking for the driver of this van Pic: Lancs Road Police Police are looking for the driver of a van after a crash on the M6 near Preston. The red Nissan van was abandoned near Junction 31. Lancashire Road Police said […]

1 month ago
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