Fiona Barnes jailed for stealing from Preston’s SPACE centre and lying about having cancer

Fiona Barnes pictured at her leaving do A charity fundraiser who stole £24,000 from the disabled children’s charity she worked for has been jailed for 15 months. Fiona Barnes, 55, was so desperate to avoid prison she […]

5 years ago
Burglar pinched student’s laptop containing master’s project three weeks before deadline

Elona Green A prolific burglar who raided a house in Preston and stole a laptop containing a masters’ degree student’s work has been jailed for three years. Elona Green, 34, was high […]

5 years ago
Jason Hutchinson jailed for stabbing girlfriend’s neighbour in row about water bombs

Jason Hutchinson An irate neighbour lost his temper and stabbed a man because he was angry when water bombs had been thrown at his freshly cleaned windows, a court has heard. Jason […]

5 years ago
Family of murdered Jon-Jo Highton told to remove tributes from his grave

The mother of a murdered teenager has been ordered to remove tributes from her son’s grave, in the week which marks the anniversary of his death. Jon-Jo Highton, 18, was […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Declan Cross jailed for raping schoolgirl in woods near Deepdale Stadium

Declan Cross A man who groomed a schoolgirl via Blackbery Messenger for five months before raping her in woods near Preston North End’s stadium has been jailed. Declan Cross, now 20, met […]

5 years ago
Deepdale man banned from Preston city centre pub

Mark McAlinden is banned from this pub A pub-goer has been banned from his favourite boozer after he floored another man he saw him talking to his date at the bar. Robert Sneddon had been celebrating a […]

5 years ago
Man chased with meat cleaver after scuffle in Deepdale

Charnock Street in Deepdale where the row happened Pic: Google A man chased a stranger down a Preston street with a meat cleaver after throwing him out of his girlfriend’s house. Callum Major, 27, was angry the man had returned […]

6 years ago
Former Space Centre fundraiser admits stealing and lying about cancer

Fiona Barnes pictured at her leaving do The former charity fundraiser at the troubled SPACE Centre has admitted stealing £25,000 from the charity’s coffers. Fiona Barnes, 54, fled the charity in July 2012 when it emerged she […]

6 years ago
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