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Vandals target Hurst Grange Park play area in Penwortham

Friends of Hurst Grange Park are appealing for information following vandals trashing the play area on Tuesday 2 March. The contractor’s materials and equipment was damaged in the attack, the […]

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Cars windows smashed on Chorley Road in Walton-le-Dale

Vandalised cars, Walton-le-Dale. Pic: Shane New Cars were vandalised in Walton-le-Dale during Monday 1st March. The incident took place just before midnight at around 11.52pm on Chorley Road. Read more: Police issue Covid fines and break […]

1 day ago
Police update on Operation Wolf with eight people who prey on the vulnerable caught in Preston and Lancashire

Almost 12 months since the launch of Operation Wolf in Preston, an ongoing campaign targeting offenders who prey on vulnerable people, more than 45 victims have been identified. The campaign, […]

1 day ago
Police issue Covid fines and break up Grimsargh house party

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Six fixed penalty notices were given out on Saturday (27 February) for breaching Covid restrictions. Lancashire police were called to a property on the outskirts of Grimsargh at around 8pm […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police operation to target off-road motorcycle nuisance in South Ribble

Police have launched an operation in Chorley and South Ribble to address the illegal and nuisance use of off-road motorbikes, mopeds, scrambler bikes and quads bikes across the area. Codenamed […]

2 days ago
Witness appeal after fatal collision in Claughton-On-Brock

Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man sadly died in a single-vehicle collision in Claughton-On-Brock during Monday 1 March. Police were called at 3.29pm to Brock Mill Lane […]

2 days ago
Preston taxi drivers scared for their safety in ongoing attacks

Ashton Allied taxi smashed window Preston taxi drivers say they are continuing to be targeted by youths throwing objects at their vehicles. In a recent incident, a stone smashed through the back window of an […]

2 days ago
Lancashire Police kept busy with almost 300 Covid-19 incidents on Saturday alone

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Lancashire Police were kept busy dealing with 281 Covid-19 incidents on Saturday (27 February). DCC Terry Woods, Lancashire Deputy Chief Constable, revealed on Twitter that it’s one of the highest […]

3 days ago
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