Menu

crime

Woman targeted 81-year-old widow with dementia for her own financial gain

A woman who preyed on a vulnerable man with dementia has handed a three year Criminal Behaviour Order to protect the public. Claire Neville, 48, of no fixed address, persistently […]

2 years ago
Group of women targeted vulnerable elderly men to take money from them

Three women who befriended vulnerable men to take money from them have been issued with court orders to protect the men they targeted. Police, Preston City Council, housing associations launched […]

2 years ago
Police called after ‘gunshots’ heard in Deepdale

Police were called to reports of the sound of gunshot in Deepdale this afternoon (Sunday August 30). Officers cordoned off Elgin Street after members of the public reported hearing a […]

2 years ago
Moor Lane man ordered to stay home at night after vehicle crime in the area

A man has been ordered to stay indoors at night after he admitted tampering with cars in Moor Lane. Ronald Salthouse, 47, of Moor Lane, Preston appeared at Preston Magistrates […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement CCTV appeal after elderly man robbed in broad daylight in Ribbleton

Police have released CCTV of three youths they want to speak to following a robbery in Moor Nook.At around 4:40pm on August 4 an elderly man was subjected to a […]

2 years ago
Man who terrorised Ribbleton estate banned from the area for 12 months

A Preston man who terrorised a Ribbleton estate has been banned from the area and put under orders to reduce his nuisance behaviour. For 18 months, Gary Hampson has terrorised […]

2 years ago
Preston residents asked for views on policing priorities

A police van parked up at Ashton Park Pic: Preston Police Preston residents are being asked to share their views on policing priorities, and the work of Lancashire Police in the face of the current pandemic. The ‘Let’s Talk Policing’ survey […]

2 years ago
Two men from Preston wanted after seaside hotel machete brawl

Police have released pictures of two men they want to speak to after a violent fracas at a hotel in Blackpool. Officers were called to the hotel in Queens Promenade […]

2 years ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures Ring-Billed Gull at Preston Docks, Lancashire, England - August 2015Cuerden Valley Park, PrestonOdeon Fire, PrestonLast applianceCinema Fire, PrestonGarden shotStreetOdeon Cinema fire, Preston View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.