The Betfred bookies on Blackpool Road was targeted

Police appeal after armed raid at Ashton bookmakers

Police were called to a branch of bookmakers Betfred after an armed raid. The betting shop in Ashton-on-Ribble was targeted around 9.30am on Sunday. A man entered the shop at Lane Ends on Blackpool Road with a knife and threatened two members of staff. Cash was stolen and the man left the shop, and police believe he may have joined another man, and headed onto […]

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The procession makes its way through Preston

In Pictures: Sikh remembrance event on Preston Flag Market

Preston Sikhs marched through the city centre to remember brave Khalsa warriors who fought in the First World War. The procession made its way from Guru Nanak Gurdwara Singh Sabha on Bow Lane to the Flag Market. There were food stalls and entertained on the Flag Market for the Sunday as the sun blazed down. Hundreds of people attended the colourful event and photographer, Paul Melling […]

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Police cordon on St Stephen's

Deepdale stabbing: 20 year old Preston man arrested on suspicion of murder as man in late teens dies

A 20-year-old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of murder following a stabbing in Deepdale. Police in Preston say a murder investigation is underway following the incident on St Stephen’s Road. Around 11.30pm on Saturday police and paramedics arrived at St Stephen’s Road to find a Preston man in his late teens, on the street with serious injuries. He was pronounced dead at […]

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Moor Nook allotment gets new access road and signs

A community allotment in Ribbleton has been given a makeover. Lancashire County Council have ploughed £8,000 into improving the entrance to the Moor Nook Community Allotments. An access road off Langden Drive has been turned from a muddy track into a surfaced road with fresh tarmac and new signs have been installed to direct visitors. County Councillor John Fillis, cabinet member for highways and transport, […]

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Police van parked on St Stephens'Road, Deepdale on Sunday lunchtime

Police investigating fatal stabbing in Deepdale

Police are guarding the scene of a stabbing in Deepdale. Officers from Preston Police and an ambulance were called to St Stephen’s Road just before midnight on Saturday. A man has died in the incident, in what police are calling a “knife incident”. A 20 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, according to a police statement released at 1pm on Sunday. […]

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Police tape on St Stephen’s Road in Deepdale

Police tape and a forensics tent are up on St Stephen’s Road in Deepdale. A number of police officers are guarding what is believed to be the scene of a stabbing. The incident is believed to have taken place around midnight. One Blog Prestion reader said they drove by the road at 8am on Sunday and saw two police cars and officers guarding the road. […]

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