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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 […]

4 months ago
Shortlist for Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction chosen by UCLan students

A group of literary students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have handpicked eight writers for the fifth Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction shortlist. Five English literature and creative writing […]

4 months ago
Firefighters pelted with mud and stones while battling Ribbleton fire

Fire engine Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service A group of people threw mud and stones at a Lancashire fire crew yesterday as they tackled a blaze in Ribbleton. In a tweet today (14 March), Lancashire Fire and […]

4 months ago
Three men with Preston links named in Lancashire’s most wanted

Lancashire Police have issued a new appeal to trace a number of most wanted criminals. The men are amongst six of the most wanted criminals in Lancashire and are being […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement South Ribble Borough Council warns residents to be aware of scam calls

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig South Ribble Borough Council has warned residents to be mindful of calls from individuals posing as council workers. They were recently made aware of an incident involving a person contacted […]

4 months ago
Police appeal for potential witnesses after sexual assault in Preston city centre

Looking down Glovers Court from Fishergate Pic: Blog Preston Police are appealing for help to find potential witnesses to a serious sexual assault in Preston city centre last month. On Friday 7 January, a man attacked a 17-year-old Preston girl in Glovers […]

5 months ago
Lancashire Police recruiting 40 extra officers for new rape and sex offences unit

Extra police officers are set to join Lancashire Police in Spring 2022 as part of a dedicated Rape and Serious Sexual Offences Team. The 40 extra officers will significantly increase […]

5 months ago
Ingol nurse loses £17k after liquidated builder leaves family home with no roof

An Ingol nurse has appealed for urgent help after a builder left her family home without a roof before vanishing with £17,100. Katie Sowerby is a neurological nurse at Royal […]

5 months ago
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