Broadgate man wanted for breaching behaviour order

Police have launched an appeal to find a wanted man who breached a criminal behaviour order. Preston Police are searching for Aaron Alty, 19, who is wanted in Preston and […]

2 hours ago
Penwortham pupil to star in Freddie Flintoff’s new TV show

Penwortham Priory Academy pupil Umar Mahmood Pic: ©Andy Ford Penwortham Priory Academy Year 11 pupil Umar Mahmood is set to be a hit on television screens this week as he shows off his cricketing prowess.  Umar is taking part […]

4 hours ago
Police growing ‘increasingly worried’ for missing 19-year-old Preston woman

Update: Preston Police have reported that they found Melanie Harvey safe and well this afternoon (4 July) and thanked everyone who helped with the appeal. Police have become ‘increasingly worried’ […]

7 hours ago
UCLan twins with Ukrainian university

UCLan's Student Centre and University Square The University of Central Lancashire has pledged its support to help the people of Ukraine by twinning with a Ukrainian university. UCLan has agreed to be one of the UK […]

9 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Large machete style knife found on man detained by Preston city centre door staff

The machete style knife found on the man Pic: Preston Police A man has been arrested after he was found to be in possession of a large machete style knife in Preston city centre. Officers from Preston Taskforce responded to reports […]

20 hours ago
Edwardian Preston, trade advertisements, and a brief history of pants

W & J Turner, coal merchants Pic: Preston Digital Archive The Preston Digital Archive has a fascinating collection of old trade advertisements from local guides and newspapers. Most magazines carried advertisements for everything from underwear to quack cold remedies. Here […]

21 hours ago
Large haul of dried cannabis found at Preston address

Dried cannabis Pic: Preston Police Police have discovered a large amount of dried cannabis at a Preston address. Officers uncovered the haul following intelligence about cannabis farms in the city. A spokesperson for Preston Police […]

21 hours ago
Longridge and North Preston Rotary brings back 100-mile cycle challenge

The Longridge and North Preston Rotary are holding their sixth charity cycling sportive for local causes. Last year the rotary raised £3,000 for Prostate Cancer Research and hope to hold […]

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