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Brockholes Brow crash: Tributes paid to Rachel Marie Murphy

Rachel Marie Murphy who died in Brockholes Brow A Ribbleton woman who died in a crash at Brockholes Brow was a ‘football fanatic’. Rachel Marie Murphy’s family were left devastated after she died on the A59 on Wednesday […]

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Woman has wallet taken during Preston city centre robbery

The Tithebarn pub in Lord Street, close to where the incident happened Pic: 70023venus2009 A woman was robbed in Preston city centre during lunchtime on Monday. The incident, close to the Tithebarn pub, saw a 21-year-old woman targeted in Lord Street. She was walking […]

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CCTV released after Ingol cash raid at bookies

CCTV pictures show the raid in progress in Ingol A bookmakers in Ingol has been targeted during a raid. CCTV pictures have been released after Betfred in Granton Walk saw a staff member threatened with a knife. Two men […]

1 month ago
Two men wanted after assault near Preston Minster

Church Street CCTV shows the two men wanted in connection with the incident A Preston man was left with a broken cheekbone after an assault in the city centre. Preston Police have called for witnesses to come forward after the assault near Preston […]

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Advertisement Advertisement NPAS Warton final flight to be in late August and not April 2017

NPAS Warton will see its propellers turn for a final time in August The date has been set for when the nearest helicopter base to Preston is to be stood down. Preston’s police helicopter – NPAS Warton – is being decommissioned and its […]

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Blackpool Road collision: Man in his 60s in hospital with serious injuries

Police presence at Lea Gate Pic: Sean Cunningham A man is in hospital after being struck by a car near a Preston pub. The collision near the Lea Gate pub in Blackpool Road at Lea has left a […]

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Meet the new police horse on the Preston beat

Finnigan, close up, and with his namesake, the chief constable A new police horse has been stabled at Lancashire Police’s headquarters on the outskirts of Preston. Named after the chief constable Finnigan is a 17.3 hands high black shire gelding. […]

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Pregnant woman shaken after M61 collision near Preston

Damage to the car and couple Jennifer and Paul were left shaken by the incident A pregnant woman was left shaken after her car was clipped on a busy motorway near Preston, forcing her into the central reservation. The incident during the Friday rush hour […]

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