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Six Preston high schools visited about knife crime dangers

No More Knives Tour visited Preston schools. Pic: Lancashire Constabulary Students from schools across Preston were educated about knife crime last week. The No More Knives Tour visited schools across the city, giving children a chance to listen to first-hand […]

1 month ago
Preston’s buses to see new Public Transport Safety Officers on patrol

Public Transport Safety Officer Roman Karasz. Pic: Lancashire County Council A scheme has been set up, seeing new Public Transport Safety Officers patrolling Preston’s buses and bus stations. The officers are specifically trained, aiming to tackle anti-social behaviour on public […]

1 month ago
Man found unresponsive at The Bears Paw in Preston

The Bear's Paw in Church Street Pic: Blog Preston A man was found unresponsive inside a city centre pub this afternoon. Officers from Lancashire police and North West Ambulance Service were called to the scene at Church Street at […]

1 month ago
Police struggle to identify man found dead in Rivington

Police released artist impression of the man found at Rivington in December 2023 New images have been released showing what police believe a man found dead may have looked like when he was alive. Lancashire Constabulary have been unable to identify a man […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man to appear in court charged with manslaughter of Jack Jermy-Doyle in Preston

Jack Jermy-Doyle A man is due to appear at court charged with the manslaughter of Jack Jermy-Doyle in Preston. Jake Parkinson, 22, of Bow Lane, Preston, is due to appear for trial […]

1 month ago
Delays on A59 between Preston and Southport due to Tarleton signals stuck on red

Windgate at the junction with the A59 and Southport New Road in Tarleton. Pic: Google Maps Preston Police are advising people to avoid the area of Windgate at the junction with the A59 and Southport New Road in Tarleton. The four-way traffic lights are currently stuck […]

1 month ago
Farming protest causing disruption at M6 Junction 31 roundabout

Traffic camera picture of the blocked area. Preston Police are advising people to avoid the area of Brockholes, Tickled Trout, Samlesbury and J31 roundabout off the M6. There is currently a peaceful protest causing traffic disruption in […]

1 month ago
Two arrested after gun and cash found in vehicle at M6 services

Charnock RIchard services on the M6 Two men have been arrested after police stopped a vehicle at a service station on the M6. Officers stopped the vehicle on March 6 and searched it under the misuse […]

2 months ago
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