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Police appeal for information after shot fired in Plungington

Police vehicles at the incident in Dallas Street Pic: Ainsley Mcmanus Police are appealing for information after a gun was fired at a Plungington house. Officers were called to a report a window had been damaged in Dallas Street at around 6.50pm […]

2 weeks ago
Shot fired in Plungington street was ‘at wrong house’ say police

A gunshot fired on a Plungington street last night is believed to have been a targeted attack. Police were called to Dallas Street at around 6.50pm on Sunday (21 February) […]

2 weeks ago
‘Thousands’ of pounds in damage after men play football on Penwortham bowling green

Penwortham bowling green Pic: South Ribble Police Police are appealing for information after receiving reports of men playing football in studded boots on a Penwortham bowling green. A committee member at the bowling club, which is situated […]

2 weeks ago
Lancashire Police recruiting for apprentices to then become police officers

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Lancashire Police are currently looking for people to become police officers with their Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship Programme. Applications are set to open on Monday, 1 March. This three year […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Weekend coronavirus breaches across Preston as student house party attendees fined and hot tub party prevented

A police van of Lancashire Constabulary Pic: Call The Cops 999 It was another weekend of coronavirus breaches across Preston and Lancashire. Between 6am on Friday (February 12) and 6am on Monday, police received 362 Covid-related reports and issued 124 fines […]

3 weeks ago
Pedestrian taken to hospital after being hit by car on Ringway

The crash took place close to the Queen Street retail park Pic: Google Police have reported that they were called to a road traffic collision today (Tuesday 16 February) at around 4.44pm. Emergency services are currently at the scene. The incident occurred between […]

3 weeks ago
Explosion reported at a property in Deepdale

Bleasdale Street East, pic: Street view Fire crews from Preston and Bamber Bridge were called to an incident on Bleasdale Street East in Deepdale to reports of an explosion. The incident occurred at around 10:40am on […]

3 weeks ago
Boy taken to hospital after being hit by van in Ribbleton

Road collision, Miller Road. Monday 15 February 4:15pm. Pic: Lizzie Wignall Police were called to Miller Road during Monday (15 February) to reports of a collision. Preston Police have confirmed that the collision involved a van hitting a young boy at the […]

3 weeks ago
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