Crime

Stephen Breuer talking in Lancashire County Hall about the Holocaust

Holocaust Memorial Day commemorated at Lancashire County Hall and Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters

Surya Jonckheere went along to the Lancashire County Hall and Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters to hear the talks given by guest speakers in respect of the Holocaust Memorial Day. Stephen Breuer, a Holocaust survivor based in Lancaster, spoke today at the Lancashire County Hall in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Several young speakers from local schools and colleges joined Mr Breuer, who […]

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Preston dog owner fined £220 for failing to clear up dog poo

A St Matthews man has been fined £220 for letting his dog foul across the pavements of the city. Harkdesh Modashia of Chatsworth Street, Preston, pleaded guilty to dog control offences at Preston Magistrates Court. A dog warden had observed Modashia walking his Bull Mastiff Cross on the pavements of New Hall Lane and Mercer Street without keeping it on a lead. The dog then […]

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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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