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Illegal gatherings in a school marquee condemned by South Ribble Police

South Ribble Police have been made aware that a group of males and females have been attending the Junior Methodist School on Canberra Road in Leyland. They have been gathering […]

1 year ago
Fulwood newsagent subjected to attempted early hours break in

Boarded up window at Broadway News in Fulwood Pic: Blog Preston Broadway News newsagents in Fulwood suffered an attempted break in at around 1am on Saturday, 5 December. The alarms were set off and windows shattered. Afterwards, two people wearing all […]

1 year ago
Preston man arrested as police intercept £2.5m worth of amphetamines

What police found in the back of the lorry at Wheeton Pic: National Crime Agency A haul of a cutting agent that would make class B drug Amphetamine, worth around £2.5 million at street level, has been seized between Preston and Blackpool as part of […]

1 year ago
New police car to be funded which is custom-built to house drone unit for use across Preston and Lancashire

One of the drones being used to spot mines Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has praised Lancashire Constabulary’s dedicated drone team, after funding a new vehicle to support the ‘vital’ work they are doing to help keep […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police see more than 150 weapons surrendered in knife bins in Penwortham and Avenham

Preston police officers are working hard to make knife crime a thing of the past. As a result, the police force have created a weapons amnesty, running this week (w/c […]

2 years ago
Soldier memorial artwork opposite Clayton-le-Woods school torn down by vandals

Police are investigating an act of vandalism where a Silent Soldier (pictured left) has been torn down on Sheep Hill Brow opposite Clayton-le-Woods Primary School in Chorley. The offence occurred […]

2 years ago
Weapon sweeps take place across Preston as police begin knife crime clampdown

Preston police Operation Sceptre. Pic: Preston police Preston police have launched an operation to prevent knife crime this week. Operation Sceptre is a reassurance activity where the police will carry out weapon sweeps. This is part of […]

2 years ago
Preston community groups awarded share of £25,000 funding

Project Fit Preston based in London Road is one of the groups to benefit Pic: Project Fit Preston / Facebook Four community groups from Preston have been awarded a share of over £25,000 through Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw’s Community Action Fund. CAF funding has been distributed to […]

2 years ago
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