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This category relates to all things to do with crime in Preston.

Fracking firm’s headquarters in Bamber Bridge targeted

The graffiti on the windows of Cuadrilla's headquarters The graffiti on the windows of Cuadrilla’s headquarters Business leaders have condemned graffiti scrawled on the windows of Cuadrilla’s offices in Bamber Bridge. Based off Sceptre Way the firm which […]

2 months ago
Man who hid Preston woman’s body in his house is jailed

Andrew Reade and Victoria Cherry Victoria Cherry A Bolton man has been jailed after hiding the body of a Preston woman at his home for more than a year. Victoria Cherry, 44, from Fulwood, had […]

2 months ago
Appeal after 18-year-old Preston woman goes missing

Police issued picture of Francis McCann Police have launched an appeal after a woman went missing from the Preston area. Francis McCann, 18, was last seen in Fishergate in Preston […]

2 months ago
Two arrested after police use stinger to end car chase

Police stopped a white Audi on the M55. Credit: Lancashire Road Police Two men were arrested following a pursuit on the M55 early this morning (June 5). A police patrol […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Someone has tried to set fire to the Holiday Inn

The Holiday Inn Pic: Paul Melling The Holiday Inn Pic: Paul Melling A major hotel in Preston city centre was evacuated on Friday night due to a suspected arson attempt. Roof felt on the eighth floor […]

2 months ago
Moped rider in hospital after A6 crash involving a van

Preston Road in Whittle-le-Woods Pic: Google Preston Road in Whittle-le-Woods Pic: Google A moped rider from Bamber Bridge is in hospital receiving treatment after a crash on the outskirts of Preston. Preston Road, the A6, close […]

2 months ago
Motorcyclist suffering from internal injuries after collision

The incident happened near the junction between Blackpool Road and Preston Old Road A busy road was closed for four hours after a collision involving a motorcyclist. The motorcyclist was […]

2 months ago
Police searching for man in connection with Preston city centre burglaries

Damien Bennett Damien Bennett A string of burglaries across Preston has triggered a police appeal. Preston Police want to speak to Damien James Bennett in connection with 14 burglaries. The offences have […]

2 months ago
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