Two cannabis farms raided in 24 hours in Ashton-on-Ribble

Police working on the west side of Preston smashed open two huge cannabis grows on Wednesday. Officers acting on information from the public raided a house in Thorntrees Avenue, Lea, […]

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Dinosaur spotted roaming the streets in Ashton

As lockdown continued across Preston yesterday, the streets of Ashton on Ribble were deserted….almost. A seven foot dinosaur was seen taking his daily exercise in Wellington Road. Amy Farnworth spotted […]

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Food bank referrals double as families struggle to cope with the Coronavirus crisis

Food bank referrals to the Salvation Army have doubled in just a week as members of the Preston community struggle to feed themselves and families during the worsening coronavirus pandemic. […]

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Staff threatened with axe handle during armed raid at Ribbleton convenience store

Staff at McColls in Ribbleton Avenue were threatened with an axe handle during a robbery in the early hours on Monday morning. At around 6:30am two men broke into the […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Concern for missing Preston man Darren Millen

Police have issued an appeal to find a man missing from his home in Preston. Darren Millen, 41, was last seen in the Preston area on March 25. He is […]

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Police issue 123 fines to people breaking lockdown rules

Lancashire Police issued 123 fines to people not complying with lockdown measures over the weekend. Officers were out on the streets stopping people making unnecessary journeys and gathering in groups. […]

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Talkzone is offering advice and support to families as other services close to prevent Covid-19 spread

A service which offers support and advice to young people has been extended to support families during the Coronavirus. Talkzone has been offering help and advice to young people for […]

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Police find body in Preston Docks

Underwater search teams have recovered a man’s body from the water at Preston Docks. Officers were called at around 1:40pm to the report that a body had been seen in […]

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