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Police begin stop and search after disorder in Deepdale and Ribbleton

The area covered by the Section 60 order Stop and search powers are in force across a swathe of Deepdale, Fulwood and Ribbleton during Saturday night. Preston Police have stepped up patrols after two incidents of disorder. Both […]

3 days ago
Broadgate to see fourth night of police dispersal order in force

The area of Broadgate covered by the dispersal order Police are entering a fourth night of increased patrols in the Broadgate area of the city. A dispersal order has been in force since Wednesday (17 July) evening. It follows […]

3 days ago
Police name man killed in Kirkham ‘road rage’

Freckleton Street in Kirkham Pic: Google Police have named a man who died in an alleged road rage incident in Kirkham as Andrew Dean. Mr Dean, 46, died after being struck by a car near the […]

4 days ago
Woman arrested following Penwortham bridge fall

A 26-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of causing a public nuisance after she fell from a bridge in the early hours of this morning. Police were called to […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man found dead after ‘road rage’ incident in Kirkham

Freckleton Street in Kirkham Pic: Google A man has died after an apparent road rage incident in Kirkham. Fylde Police attended the incident around 4.15pm in Freckleton Street. A man in his 40s was pronounced dead […]

5 days ago
Broadgate dispersal order issued due to anti-social behaviour issues

Police patrols are being stepped up in Broadgate Pic: 70023venus2009 Police say the behaviour of youths in the Broadgate area of the city has meant there is need for a dispersal order. The Section 34 order gives police the power […]

6 days ago
Driver who caused death of Preston woman and left another seriously injured is jailed

Leon Kay A man who caused the death of a Preston woman has been jailed. Leon Kay was sentenced to more than eight years in prison at Preston Crown Court. The 33-year-old […]

7 days ago
Homophobic attack outside McDonalds in Preston leaves Fulwood man injured

Bruising to Ryan's face from the attack Pic: Ryan Williams/Blog Preston Police have launched an investigation into a homophobic attack in Preston city centre. 22-year-old Ryan Williams was punched in the head after a night out. In pictures shared with Blog […]

1 week ago
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