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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
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
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
Figures reveal how Preston average speed cameras are cutting speeding

One of the average speed cameras now up in London Road A police analysis investigating average speed cameras in Lancashire has shown they reduced collisions, casualties and speeding on eight roads. Since their installation between March 2017 and August 2018, average […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 months ago
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 […]

3 months ago
South Ribble and Chorley residents urged to hide keys after multiple car thefts

Police have urged South Ribble, Leyland and Chorley residents to conceal their car keys after a series of Hanoi burglaries. A Hanoi-style burglary, named after a police initiative created to […]

4 months ago
Man found unconscious in Ribbleton road after attack

Police have arrested a Preston man after a Ribbleton assault left a man in a serious condition in hospital. Police attended a scene on Bowland Road around 5.25am yesterday (Tuesday […]

5 months ago
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