Menu

crime

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 […]

9 months 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 […]

9 months 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 […]

9 months 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 […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

10 months 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 […]

11 months 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 […]

11 months 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 […]

11 months ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures Covered Market, PrestonPreston Court BuildingLawson Street6201 Princess Elizabeth57313 becomes the main engine6201 pulls into Preston Station for an engine changePreston CenotaphColourful & Shops On Lancaster Road a 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.