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Crash near school in Ribbleton led to no injuries

Grange Avenue, Preston An incident at the weekend that saw police ask the public to avoid the area led to no injuries. Officers from Lancashire Constabulary were called to Grange Avenue in Ribbleton […]

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Benches thrown in brooks and trees cut down in Moor Park and Haslam Park vandalism

The broken bench in the brook in Haslam Park Pic: Preston Parks Preston’s parks have been hit with a spate of vandalism throughout the sunny weekend. Picnic benches thrown into brooks, trees cut down and benches damaged are among the incidents. Preston […]

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Search underway for ‘high-risk missing person’ last seen in New Longton

Eleanor Sumner A search is underway for a teenager police have described as a ‘high risk missing person’. Eleanor Sumner, 17, was last seen in New Longton close to Howick Cross Lane. […]

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Fulwood primary schoolboy ‘seriously injured’ during assault by fellow pupil

Longsands Community Primary School in Longsands Lane, Fulwood Pic: Google A police investigation has been launched after an assault at a primary school in Fulwood. Longsands Community Primary School has issued an update to parents after the incident on Wednesday […]

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Lea man charged with West Cliff stabbing

The scene in West Cliff during Friday morning Pic: Blog Preston A man has been charged after a man was stabbed in the chest near Avenham and Miller Park on Friday morning. Preston Police say Jack Sanderson, 31, of Charlesway Court, […]

2 days ago
Man in his 70s dies in hospital after Clayton-le-Woods A6 crash

A general view of the A6 at Whittle-le-Woods A man was killed in a one-vehicle incident in Chorley yesterday morning (18 May). Police were called at around 10.48am to the A6 Preston Road at Clayton-le-Woods after reports of […]

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Preston man, 66, snared engaging in sexual conversations with who he believed to be schoolgirls

Ian Hollinghurst, 66, thought he was communicating with two 13-year-old girls A 66-year-old man has been jailed after engaging in online sexual conversations with people he believed were schoolgirls – leading to him pleading guilty to nine offences. Ian Hollinghurst, 66, […]

4 days ago
Man stabbed in chest at entrance to Miller Park

A police cordon remains in place in West Cliff Pic: Blog Preston A man has been stabbed in the chest near Avenham and Miller Park. Preston Police have closed off the entrance to the park from West Cliff. A police presence has […]

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