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Golf driver flew past police at 100mph on M6 driving under the influence with no insurance

The seized car on the M61 A person has been arrested and a vehicle seized after an incident on the motorway network. A Volkswagen Golf passed police on the M6 while travelling at over 100mph in […]

2 days ago
Kittens rescued by police after found playing by busy Preston road

Vera and Lewis were rescued by Lancashire Police Pic: Lancs Police Special Ops Two kittens were rescued by police from the side of a busy Preston road. Lancashire Police’s ‘specialist ops’ team scooped up Vera and Lewis. They were discovered ‘scampering around in […]

2 days ago
Gregson Lane shut due to fire at derelict building

Road closure at Gregson Lane. Pic: Blog Preston A road on the South Ribble and Chorley border is closed this morning after a fire. Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service and Lancashire Constabulary were called to Gregson Lane at […]

6 days ago
Report into trouble Lancashire kids highlights need to treat ‘children as children’

County Hall in Preston. Pic: Blog Preston Lancashire children who are at risk of serious youth violence and criminal exploitation are sometimes treated as though they have made “fully informed choices” about their actions – when in […]

6 days ago
Police dealing with three car crash in Longridge

The crash happened on Preston Road, Longridge Pic: Blog Preston Preston Police are dealing with a three-car crash on Preston Road, Longridge. The incident happened just before 4pm today (22 May) by the Old Oak Pub, near the roundabout. It […]

6 days ago
Crash near school in Ribbleton led to no injuries

Grange Avenue, Preston An incident at the weekend that saw police ask the public to avoid the area led to no injuries. Officers from Lancashire Constabulary were called to Grange Avenue in Ribbleton […]

1 week ago
Search underway for ‘high-risk missing person’ last seen in New Longton

Eleanor Sumner A search is underway for a teenager police have described as a ‘high risk missing person’. Eleanor Sumner, 17, was last seen in New Longton close to Howick Cross Lane. […]

1 week ago
Man in his 70s dies in hospital after Clayton-le-Woods A6 crash

A general view of the A6 at Whittle-le-Woods A man was killed in a one-vehicle incident in Chorley yesterday morning (18 May). Police were called at around 10.48am to the A6 Preston Road at Clayton-le-Woods after reports of […]

1 week ago
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