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Community leader speaks out against Preston ‘hate mail’ delivered to Muslims

Councillor Nweeda Khan Councillor Nweeda Khan Preston’s councillor responsible for community cohesion has spoken out to criticise hate mail sent to Muslims in the city. Residents in Blackpool Road told the Lancashire Post […]

12 mins ago
Family’s plea to dismiss Brockholes Brow killer’s appeal

Rachel Murphy and Shelby Maher The families of Shelby Maher, 17, and Rachel Murphy, 23, who were killed as they crossed Brockholes Brow, have made a plea to the Attorney General to dismiss the girls’ […]

24 hours ago
Police appeal after sexual assault on train at Preston Station

Picture of the man police want to speak Picture of the man police want to speak Police are appealing to trace a man after a woman was sexually assaulted on a train. The incident took place around 6.50pm […]

5 days ago
Two roads in Preston targeted during speeding crackdown

Fulwood Hall Lane was one of the roads with the speed check Pic: Google Fulwood Hall Lane was one of the roads with the speed check Pic: Google Two Preston speeding hotspots have been targeted during a community road watch scheme. Fulwood Hall Lane […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police want to trace two women after man’s cash stolen

Police want to speak to these two women Police want to speak to these two women Two women are wanted after a man had £1,000 taken by a child after being followed from Preston to Blackburn. A 44-year-old […]

6 days ago
Suspected fraud at bank in Bamber Bridge

The police vehicles in Station Road The police vehicles in Station Road Police have been outside a bank in Bamber Bridge throughout Monday (15 October) morning. South Ribble Police say they are investigating an attempted fraud. […]

1 week ago
Action promised after Moor Park cafe break-in

Rosemary on the Park Pic: Tony Worrall Rosemary on the Park Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council and Preston Police are vowing to clear up Moor Park after a break-in at the new cafe and increasing anti-social […]

1 week ago
Preston drugs baron is jailed for running heroin and cocaine gang

Daniel Olaloko Daniel Olaloko A Preston man has been jailed for his role in running a sophisticated drug-running operation. Daniel Olaloko was jailed for seven years after being found to ‘run the […]

1 week ago
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