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Lancashire Police kept busy with almost 300 Covid-19 incidents on Saturday alone

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Lancashire Police were kept busy dealing with 281 Covid-19 incidents on Saturday (27 February). DCC Terry Woods, Lancashire Deputy Chief Constable, revealed on Twitter that it’s one of the highest […]

1 week ago
Appeal after teenage boy left with serious facial injuries in New Hall Lane attack

Junction of New Hall Lane and Acregate Pic: Google Police are appealing for information following an assault on a teenager in Fishwick, which left him with serious facial injuries. The attack happened in New Hall Lane close to the […]

1 week ago
Police appealing for information on wanted Bamber Bridge man

Preston police are appealing for information on a wanted man. Jordan Hughes, 24 of Eaveswood Close, Bamber Bridge, is wanted in connection with offences of stalking, theft, assault and causing […]

2 weeks ago
Man remanded in custody for Cottam burglaries

A man has been remanded to custody after a spate of burglaries in Cottam. Andrew Harrison, 30 who is of no fixed abode was arrested during the early hours of […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston City Council warn residents of council tax scam

The Sessions House in Preston city centre, part of the Town Hall complex Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council are warning residents of a scam doing the rounds. Residents have been receiving emails, letters and calls about a council tax refund. The letters go on to […]

2 weeks ago
Appeal to trace missing 16-year-old with links to Preston

Chinh Tran Police are appealing for help tracing a missing teenager with links to Preston. Chinh Tran is missing from home in Rawtenstall. A spokesperson for South Ribble Police said: “We are […]

2 weeks ago
Appeal for information about three males riding bikes dangerously in Ingol

Following on from the news that reports about off-road bikes has increased, police are now appealing for information about three young males. The three young males pictured have been reported […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Police urge residents to send pictures of off-road bike offenders in to them

Preston Police have seen a rise in complaints relating to criminal use of off-road bikes. They are urging any residents who see the criminal behaviour or have been affected to […]

2 weeks ago
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