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Police in Preston test app for receiving tip-offs from students

PCSO Stephen Connolly sending a message to app users PCSO Stephen Connolly sending a message to app users An app which turned 50 policing students at Preston’s university into tipsters has been tested in the city. Lancashire Police are […]

2 months ago
Derelict building fire in Preston city centre sees man treated by paramedics

Crews were out in Manchester Road during Saturday Pic: Google Crews were out in Manchester Road during Saturday Pic: Google A man was rescued from a building near Preston city centre during Saturday afternoon. A fire broke out in a […]

2 months ago
Police warning issued after spate of burglaries in Ashton-on-Ribble

Mulgrave Avenue Pic: Google Mulgrave Avenue Pic: Google A spate of burglaries in Ashton-on-Ribble has triggered a police appeal. Preston Police say a man, in his 20s and using a yellow coloured mountain bike […]

2 months ago
All lanes reopened on M6 near Leyland after multi-vehicle collision

Incident on the M6 closes southbound carriageway near junction 28 The M6 was completely blocked in one direction following a multi-vehicle collision. The incident happened at around 11am this morning (November […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police search for car linked to house raid in Preston

The first incident occurred in Linnet Street, Preston Lancashire Police has released further details about a car they want to trace after incidents in Deepdale and Lancaster. Officers were called […]

2 months ago
Motorbikes dumped by youth centre in Ashton-on-Ribble

The pile of motorbikes and scooters found at the youth centre The pile of motorbikes and scooters found at the youth centre Two motorbikes have been dumped at the side of a Preston youth centre. Preston City Council has been informed […]

2 months ago
Temporary lights in place at docks after car collides with traffic signal

The scene following earlier incident near McDonalds Temporary traffic lights have been put in place at the docks in Preston following an incident earlier today (November 23). A car was […]

2 months ago
Concern for safety of five Vietnamese nationals who are missing

The five missing individuals Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of five Vietnamese nationals who have gone missing from an address in Badgers Croft, Ribbleton. The five males, […]

2 months ago
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