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This category relates to all things to do with crime in Preston.

Police in Preston and Lancashire issue Covid rules reminder as lockdown easing continues

Lancashire Police is reminding residents it will continue to take a common sense and proportionate approach to policing as lockdown measures continue to ease in England. From today (Monday, 17 […]

19 hours ago
Mercedes driver due in court for driving at over 110mph on M6 near Preston

Red Mercedes speeding on the M6 Pic: Lancashire Road Police / Twitter The driver of a Mercedes has been caught travelling at over 110mph on the M6 near Preston today (Sunday 16 May). After being stopped by Lancashire Road Police, the driver […]

1 day ago
Preston man jailed for the grooming, exploitation and rape of vulnerable young women

Two men have been jailed today (Friday 14 May) following a complex investigation into the grooming, exploitation and rape of vulnerable young women. Operation Command was launched in 2019 following […]

4 days ago
Police release new photo of missing man who was travelling to visit his mum in Preston

Alan Zawadski Police are continuing the search for Alan Zawadski who went missing last week on the way to see his mother in Preston. A new image has been issued, which is […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Two lanes closed on M6 near Longridge and emergency services at the scene as lorry overturns

The M6 and M61 are backed up following the accident Pic: @HighwaysNWEST / Twitter Two lanes have been closed on the M6 northbound due to an overturned lorry. The incident happened this afternoon (Monday 10 May) between J31 and J31a when the lorry and […]

1 week ago
Police spotted searching the River Ribble at Penwortham

Preston residents noticed police completing searches on the River Ribble, sparking curiosity. Blog Preston contacted Lancashire Police regarding their increased presence in the area during Monday (10 May). Read more: […]

1 week ago
Conservative Andrew Snowden is Lancashire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner

County Councillor Andrew Snowden on a bus Andrew James Snowden, Conservative candidate, has won the Police and Crime Commissioner election. He won with a total of 181,314 votes, and will take on the role of Police and […]

1 week ago
Emergency services battle fire in flat above New Hall Lane hair salon

Flames escape from the windows of the flat above Adams Hair Salon An investigation has been launched after a fire above a salon in New Hall Lane in the early hours of today (Sunday 9 May). Fire crews from Preston, Bamber Bridge and Penwortham […]

1 week ago
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