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Teenager rushed to hospital after being attacked by gang at Moor Park

Blue light from a police car Pic: South Ribble Police A teenager was taken to hospital after being attacked by an armed group in Moor Park. The incident happened on Sunday evening (December 3) between 8pm and 8.30pm, according to […]

3 hours ago
Car smashed into lamppost in serious London Way crash

A collision on London Way last night A driver was taken to hospital after a collision with a lamppost saw a vehicle sustain serious damage. The crash, reported by police at around 10.45pm last night (December 3), […]

14 hours ago
M6 closed in both directions overnight due to police incident

Traffic on the M6 this morning The M6 was closed in both directions for several hours overnight due to a police-led incident. The nature of the incident has not been made clear but was reported by […]

15 hours ago
Cyclist taken to hospital after Longridge collision

Stonebridge roundabout Longridge Pic: Google A cyclist has been taken to hospital following a crash at the Stonebridge roundabout in Longridge. The incident happened today (Friday 1 December) at 1.20pm. The road was closed while […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police give update on Preston city centre and Leyland anti-social behaviour crackdown

Police and crime commissioner Andrew Snowden accompanies two officers on the beat in Preston Police have revealed the impact of their crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Preston city centre and Leyland. More than 800 additional policing hours have been poured into Operation Centurion patrols […]

4 days ago
Young man from Yorkshire arrested after burglary spree that took in Preston

Blue light from a police car Pic: South Ribble Police A man from Yorkshire has been arrested after a spree of burglaries that took in Preston and other areas of Lancashire. Expensive vehicles and other items were taken from properties […]

4 days ago
Man fails to overturn sentence after neglected horse put to sleep

Tiny A horse owner has lost his appeal after he was found guilty of failing to seek adequate treatment for his horse’s ulcerated legs which ultimately led to the horse being […]

5 days ago
Man tricked 11-year-old girl before meeting and raping her

Jordan Morgan A man who groomed, deceived and raped an 11-year-old girl has been jailed for a decade after a police investigation. Using the Snapchat profile ‘jayjaydizzy’ 29-year-old Jordan Morgan began communicating […]

5 days ago
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