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In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week November 28 to December 4

A damp view looking up Friargate towards the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. A support grant has been announced for low income residents in Preston, new coronavirus asymptomatic testing […]

7 hours ago
Repairs to Worden Park Conservatory completed following vandalism

Repairs to Worden Park Conservatory have been completed following a spate of vandalism earlier this year. In March, five youngsters were arrested and prosecuted for the extensive damage caused, leaving […]

9 hours ago
Police catch suspected burglar twice in 24-hours after Deepdale break-in

St Christopher's Road in Deepdale Pic: Google A suspected burglar has been arrested for a second time in 24-hours. Preston Police were called to reports of a break-in at a property in St Christopher’s Road in Deepdale. […]

19 hours ago
Police appeal for information about armed robbery at Ashton-on-Ribble post office

The Elswick Road Post Office is to have a revamp Pic: Google Preston police are appealing for information about an armed robbery in Ashton-on-Ribble last night (Wednesday 2 December). Officers were called to the Post Office on Elswick Road at 5.21pm on […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Investigation into Ribbleton stabbing underway

Ribbleton Avenue has been closed by police following the incident Pic: Google Police are investigating an assault that took place in Ribbleton earlier this week. Police were called at around 6pm on Tuesday 1 December to reports of an assault on Ribbleton […]

2 days ago
Cleaners ‘scoped out’ the Ashton-on-Ribble house they worked in before stealing wedding rings, family photos and jewellery

Lisa Power and Samantha Addison A pair of cleaners who burgled the house they worked in, stealing £11,000 of sentimental jewellery and electrical items, have been jailed. Samantha Addison, 47, and Lisa Power, 40, were […]

2 days ago
M55 traffic begins to ease after crash involving up to 10 vehicles between Kirkham and Broughton

Traffic on M55. Pic: Christopher August The M55 was blocked due to a multiple vehicle crash. Traffic has been held within the M55 eastbound junction one, Garstang to Broughton interchange. It is thought that the crash […]

5 days ago
82-year-old man and young granddaughter threatened in Penwortham burglary

Hawkhurst Road Pic: Google Police are appealing for information after an 82-year-old man and his 8-year-old granddaughter were threatened during a burglary in Penwortham. The incident happened at around 6pm on Saturday (28 November) […]

6 days ago
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