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

Britain’s most dangerous street label ‘unfair’

Glover’s Court business owners are demanding an apology after the street was ‘unfairly’ named the most crime-ridden place in England. Figures released earlier suggested more than 150 crimes and anti-social incidents […]

10 years ago
Police horses prepare for busy festive period

Spare a thought this festive season for Lancashire’s police horses who have a busy festive schedule ahead of them. Based at the Lancashire Constabulary’s headquarters in Hutton, just outside Preston, […]

10 years ago
Extra police ensure peaceful protests take place

A huge police operation ensured that two demonstrations in Preston city centre took place without major incident. A protest by the English Defence League (EDL) and a counter-demonstration from Unite […]

11 years ago
Police aim to avoid EDL demo disruption

Police say they are working hard to ensure a planned demonstration by the English Defence League (EDL) later this month causes minimum disruption. The EDL demo in Preston city centre […]

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Anarchy at the NUS march in London – A UCLan student’s view

A local student studying in Preston gives his take on the student protests in London earlier this week. While most students were protesting peacefully in Parliament Square, it was a […]

11 years ago
Huge job losses expected in Lancashire Police

ALL community support officers have been told that their jobs could disappear as soon as March 2011. Lancashire Police currently employs 409 Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), and every one […]

11 years ago
Murdered hedgehog’s carer vows to beat thugs and carry on

A Lancashire woman has vowed to continue her work with a charity she runs from her home, a week after mindless thugs shot and murdered one of her patients.

11 years ago
Police set for huge job-cuts

George Osborne’s austerity measures designed to cut the deficit will affect law and order, says Lancashire’s top cop. Lancashire Police has announced it will cut around 1000 jobs over the […]

11 years ago
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