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Roads remain closed after shots fired near London Road in Preston

Reports of a firearms discharge has caused road closures including Cranborne Street, London Road and Adelaide Street. Update: Latest on the shooting incident as London Road fully re-opens Preston Police […]

2 months ago
Man and teenage boy appear in court charged with burglaries in Fulwood

Blue light from a police car Pic: South Ribble Police A man and a teenager have been arrested following two burglaries in Fulwood. Leslie Andrews, 38, of Dalmore Road, Ingol and a 15-year-old boy were arrested on Thursday 22 February. […]

2 months ago
Signature Group behind failed Shankly Hotel investigated for ÂŁ140m property fraud

Preston Shankly The parent company behind the failed Shankly Hotel in Preston city centre is facing an investigation by the Serious Fraud Office. Four arrests were made in Merseyside and Greater Manchester […]

2 months ago
Motorcyclist rushed to hospital after high impact fall near Fishwick

Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team attend an incident A young motorcyclist was rushed to hospital after a ‘high impact’ fall near Fishwick. North West Ambulance Service and Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team were called on Sunday evening after […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man wanted by police in connection with supply of Class A drugs

A Preston man is wanted by police in connection with the supply of Class A drugs. Jack Tunstall, 23, from Preston is wanted for conspiracy to supply Class A drugs […]

2 months ago
Police searching for man with injured left hand last seen in Deepdale

Dylan Scanlon has been reported as missing and also wanted in connection with affray Pic: Preston Police Police are appealing to trace an 18-year-old man who is wanted in connection with affray and has been reported as missing. Dylan Scanlon, who is from Preston, was last seen […]

2 months ago
M6 to be closed for some time after serious crash north of Preston

The M6 near junction 32 this evening The M6 will be closed ‘for some time’ this evening while police deal with a serious crash. Lancashire Constabulary is at the scene of a full closure on the northbound […]

2 months ago
Alleygates to be installed on four Preston streets police say are crime hotspots

Briggs Road, Preston Alleygates are to be installed in a cluster of Preston streets to close off passageways in a small area that police have branded a “crime hotspot”. Preston City Council planners […]

2 months ago
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