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Arson investigation after outbuilding burnt down in Fishwick

Gaythorn Avenue Pic: Google An arson investigation has been launched after a fire at an outbuilding in Fishwick. Two fire crews were called during Saturday evening to Gaythorn Avenue off Brockholes Brow. Reports came […]

5 hours ago
Police deployed with taser as man stabs himself in the neck in Preston

A man is receiving extensive surgery after stabbing himself in the neck. Preston Police were called to the incident in which a taser-carrying officer was present. A statement from Lancashire […]

6 hours ago
Preston charity megastore raided by heartless thieves

Looking down on the Emmaus megastore One of the UK’s largest charity stores has been targeted by thieves. Emmaus Preston says its megastore in Brookfield Street, just off North Road, was broken into between Wednesday (20 […]

2 days ago
Arrests after second stabbing in Fishwick

A 15-year-old boy has been stabbed in Fishwick, making him the second victim of knife crime in the area this month. Police have today arrested seven teenagers after the incident, […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Schools and police join forces to tackle domestic abuse

Schools in Preston have signed up to a new scheme with Lancashire Police to help children affected by domestic abuse. Operation Encompass has been set up to provide early reporting […]

4 days ago
Woman whose body was found on moorland has been identified

Lamduan Armitage nee Seekanya Police in Preston have urged those living in the city to see if they recognise a woman whose body was found in North Yorkshire in 2004. North Yorkshire Police have […]

5 days ago
Man wanted after hit and run in Preston

Police are asking for the public’s help locating a man wanted after a hit and run in Preston. Peter Hull (pictured), 30, from Leyland, is wanted in connection with the […]

5 days ago
Teenager arrested after ‘threat to kill’ at Preston high school

Christ the King Catholic High School in Frenchwood Pic: Google A Preston school was placed on lockdown after ‘threats to kill’ had been made over social media. Christ the King Catholic High School in Lawrence Avenue, Frenchwood, saw Preston Police […]

6 days ago
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