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Police reissue appeal after Preston man’s nightclub attack horror

Ben Pennington pictured in intensive care by his father Ben Pennington pictured in intensive care by his father It’s a year since a Preston man was left in a coma following an attack outside a nightclub in Darwen. Ben […]

15 hours ago
Arson investigation after car fire in Fulwood

The cul-de-sac in Fulwood where the fire took place Pic: Google The cul-de-sac in Fulwood where the fire took place Pic: Google Police are investigating after a car was set on fire in Fulwood. Crews were called to a car on […]

1 day ago
Motorcyclist in hospital after suffering spinal fractures in crash

Where Higher Walton Road meets Chorley Road Police are appealing for information following a collision in Walton-le-Dale which left a motorcyclist in hospital with serious injuries. The incident occurred at around […]

2 days ago
Fireworks thrown at vehicles from PNE car park

Police want to speak with these after fireworks were thrown at cars and public Police want to speak to those pictured (above and below) after fireworks were thrown at vehicles […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Gang rob Hoghton Spar store armed with meat cleaver

The Spar store was 'targeted' by the gang according to police Pic: Google The Spar store was ‘targeted’ by the gang according to police Pic: Google A member of staff at a rural Preston shop was headbutted and threatened with a meat cleaver […]

2 days ago
Missing boy Joseph Alderson thought to be in Preston

Joseph Alderson Joseph Alderson Police have issued an appeal after a boy went missing. Joseph Alderson, 16, was last seen at around 4.40pm on September 28 at an address in Norbury Junction, Stafford. […]

2 days ago
Full police statement after cyclist left in hospital following collision

Kingsway turn into Liverpool Road Pic: Google Kingsway turn into Liverpool Road Pic: Google Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was left in hospital following a collision. The incident occurred at around 6.55pm last night […]

3 days ago
Police appeal for witnesses after Deepdale crash put teenager in hospital

The scene in St George's Road on Saturday Pic: JudgeTouk The scene in St George’s Road on Saturday Pic: JudgeTouk Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a teenage cyclist was hurt in a crash in Deepdale. The 13-year-old […]

3 days ago
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