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Preston man Ben Pennington left in hospital after nightclub attack is on road to recovery

Ben Pennington pictured in intensive care by his father A family ‘devastated’ as their 29-year-old son was left in a coma after an attack outside a nightclub have set up a fundraising page. Ben Pennington, from Preston, remains in […]

1 month ago
M61 crash near Preston leaves van driver in hospital

The incident happened on the southbound side of the M61 just south of Preston Pic: Google A van driver is in a critical condition in hospital after his vehicle went off the motorway near Preston. The M61 was shut southbound on Friday (28 October) afternoon following […]

1 month ago
Penwortham teenager has bike taken in robbery

Factory Lane in Penwortham Pic: Google A teenager has been robbed while cycling on his bike in Penwortham. The 12-year-old boy was making his way on his bike along Factory Lane around 7pm on Wednesday 26 […]

1 month ago
Ribbleton man jailed for trying to smuggle drugs into prison with a drone

Renelle David Carlisle was found acting suspiciously near the prison in Warrington A Preston man who attempted to fly drugs into a prison using a drone has been jailed for three years. Renelle David Carlisle of Chestnut Crescent, Ribbleton, was stopped by […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police visit nail bars, car washes and takeaways in Preston modern slavery crackdown

Police visiting premises in Preston during immigration checks Nail bars, car washes and takeaways have been visited by police officers in a crackdown on people trafficking. Lancashire Police’s modern slavery operation saw 47 foreign nationals spoken to across […]

1 month ago
Prisoner Wesley Rowlands dies in HMP Garth near Preston

Wesley Rowlands A man jailed for life in a prison near Preston has died. Murderer Wesley Rowlands passed away at HMP Garth in Ulnes Walton, near Leyland. He was serving a life […]

1 month ago
Appeal for witnesses after fatal M6 collision

The M6 is shut both directions near Junction 30 Pic: Google Preston Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision on the M6 yesterday. At around 1.25pm a white Citroen Relay van was driving north close to junction 31 when […]

2 months ago
Spate of thefts from cars in Bamber Bridge, Lostock Hall and Walton-le-Dale

Talbot Road has seen vehicles targeted Pic: Google Cars across South Ribble have been targeted by three men according to police in a spate of break-ins. Drivers in Bamber Bridge, Walton-le-Dale and Lostock Hall have been warned to […]

2 months ago
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