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Influx of crashes on Preston roads as snow continues to fall

Lancashire Police in the snow on January 16 There have been a number of road traffic collisions across Preston and the wider county as the first of three days of forecast snow hits. Preston woke up covered in […]

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Lancashire Police’s Hutton HQ set for £75m overhaul over 12 years

Lancashire Police HQ plans. Image: McBains via South Ribble Borough Council planning portal Lancashire Police headquarters are to get a £75m overhaul to make the force’s South Ribble base fit for the 21st century. The bold blueprint for the site in Hutton first […]

1 month ago
Dylan Crossey inquest to take place at County Hall for three days

Dylan Crossey died while out on his bike Pic: Tracey Milligan A family’s seven year wait for answers about what happened to their son when he was hit by a car while out cycling may happen this week. Dylan Crossey was […]

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Preston city centre church’s donation box taken during break-in

St George the Martyr church off Lune Street in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston city centre church has been targeted by thieves. Anglican church St George the Martyr just off Lune Street in George’s Road has been damaged during a break-in. The […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Assault at Preston chicken takeaway in early hours of the morning

Chick-Fill-A in Preston A person was assaulted in a Preston city centre chicken shop in the lead up to Christmas. Officers from Lancashire Constabulary were called to reports of an assault within Chick-Fill-A […]

1 month ago
Lancashire Police officer tried to murder partner and fled the scene covering his tracks

James Riley A former Lancashire Police officer has been jailed after trying to murder his partner in a Manchester hotel and going to extensive lengths to cover his tracks. James Riley, of […]

1 month ago
Illegal tobacco products worth £50,000 seized in Leyland

Illegal tobacco products Pic: Lancashire Constabulary Illicit products including cigarettes and disposable vapes, which, if sold as genuine, would be worth £55,000, have been seized in South Ribble as part of Operation Centurion. Officers from South […]

1 month ago
Four arrests made after police chase car through Chorley and Leyland

Police vehicles outside the Tesco Express in Turpin Green Lane on Thursday afternoon Pic: Matthew Tomlinson A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and dangerous driving after a police chase through Clayton-le-Woods and Leyland. Chorley Police said a heavy police presence in Leyland […]

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