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Police want to trace Bentley stolen from Ashton-on-Ribble

Police are trying to reunite this car with its owner Pic: Lancashire TacOps Police want to trace a car stolen from Ashton-on-Ribble for a second time. The green Bentley Continental GT failed to stop for Lancashire Police’s Tactial Ops team on Saturday (13 […]

3 weeks ago
Preston and Lancashire hit with a flurry of new phone and cold calling scams

Lancashire’s trading standards experts are warning Preston and Lancashire residents of several new scams. Recently, there have been several new reports of cold callers offering repair work and of fake […]

3 weeks ago
Family pay tribute to man who died in Bamber Bridge crash

Ben Smith Pic: South Ribble Police Tributes have been paid to a 20-year-old man who died after a collision in Bamber Bridge. Ben Smith, from Walton-le-Dale, died after being hit by a Ford Transit van in […]

3 weeks ago
Further arrest made in Sarmad Al-Saidi murder investigation

Sarmad Al-Saidi was attacked during Wednesday 23 December Pic: Preston Police Detectives investigating the murder of a teenager in Preston have made a further arrest. The 18-year-old man was arrested yesterday (Thursday 11 February) on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder. […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Electric scooter rider dies after Bamber Bridge crash as murder investigation launched

Station Road in Bamber Bridge Pic: Google Police have launched a murder investigation after a man died in a collision in Bamber Bridge. A 20-year-old man from Walton-le-Dale has died following the incident. South Ribble Police closed […]

4 weeks ago
Preston police renew appeal for man wanted in connection with rape allegations

Preston Police have launched a renewed appeal for information to find wanted man Michael Foster. Foster, 37, of Hodder Brook, Ribbleton, is wanted by police in connection with an allegation […]

4 weeks ago
Preston man jailed for five years for supplying Class A and Class B drugs

A Preston drug dealer has been jailed for five years. In August 2020, Adrian Szuba, 25 was arrested by the Preston NPT task force. He was charged with possession with […]

4 weeks ago
Warning as fake Lakeland sellers target Penwortham addresses

Door-to-door salesperson knocking on door A warning has been issued after fake door-to-door sellers targeted addresses in Penwortham. South Ribble Police took to Twitter to urge the public to take care after they received reports […]

4 weeks ago
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