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Sniffer dogs find 65 packs of scam tobacco in Preston and Chorley

A Trading Standards crackdown has seen sniffer dogs find 65 packs of suspected illegal tobacco and £1,780 in crime proceeds. The operation in Preston and Chorley saw the dogs work […]

2 months ago
Preston city centre shop fined for underage e-cigarette sales

A Preston shop owner has received a £166 fine after a staff member sold e-liquid and e-cigarettes to two underage Trading Standards volunteers. Lancaster Magistrates heard that the e-cigarette kiosk […]

2 months ago
Police appeal after armed robbery at Ingol Co-Op

Co-op on Granton Walk, Ingol, Preston Police have appealed for information on an armed robbery involving two men, a crowbar and a hammer in an Ingol Co-op. Police attended the scene around 10.20pm to a robbery […]

2 months ago
Ribbleton RSPCA scrambles to protect animals after youths light fire yards from enclosures

Ribbleton RSPCA staff yesterday rushed to protect their animals as firefighters battled a grass fire lit by youths near the centre on Longridge Road. In a Facebook video on Tuesday […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police seize 300 cannabis plants from Broadgate property

Police yesterday discovered a large cannabis farm in a Preston property. On Tuesday 22 March, Preston Police’s Neighbourhood Policing Team acted on ‘community intelligence’ and attended a Broadgate address. Read […]

2 months ago
Fishwick man wanted in connection with making threats to damage property

Police are appealing to find Jamie Carlisle, who is wanted by police in connection with making threats to damage property in Preston. ​Carlisle, of Bowness Road, Fishwick, is wanted after […]

2 months ago
Preston teenager jailed for manslaughter after punch kills elderly Fulwood man

A Preston teenager has today received a four-year jail term for the manslaughter of a local pensioner after pleading guilty in December 2021. Police arrested Mohammed Al Aaraj, 19, of […]

2 months ago
Police urge public to ‘keep eyes peeled’ after bikes stolen from Haighton

Police have urged residents to be vigilant after thieves stole five bikes from a Haighton property. The bikes were stolen overnight from the Haighton, Preston, property between Saturday 26 and […]

2 months ago
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