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Crime commissioner says Lancashire’s ‘voice will be heard’ as MPs lobby for police funding review

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police A group of Lancashire MPs have joined the Police and Crime Commissioner to urge the government to review police funding. Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Andrew Snowden has written to […]

1 month ago
Police arrest wanted Bamber Bridge man

Adam Bhamji Pic: Lancashire Police Lancashire Police have caught one of the most wanted men in the county following the launch of Operation Hunter. Police wanted Adam Yusif Bhamji from Bamber Bridge on recall to […]

2 months ago
Police say these are Preston, South Ribble and Chorley’s most wanted

Police have urged the public to share any information that may lead to the arrest of five of South Lancashire’s most wanted offenders. Earlier this month, Lancashire Constabulary launched Operation […]

2 months ago
Preston residents warned by police to ‘stay vigilant’ following the lifting of lockdown restrictions

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire police are expecting a rise in crime following the easing of lockdown restrictions. They urged Preston residents to stay vigilant, reporting emergencies through 999, as they expect an increase […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

12 months ago
New funding to help tackle theft and burglary problems in Preston

Police officers at the scene Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has secured over £700,000 of extra funding to tackle thefts and burglary in problem hotspots in the county. The announcement from the Home […]

1 year ago
Lancashire’s Chief Constable to step down from role in 2021

Lancashire Constabulary Chief Constable Andy Rhodes has announced his intention to retire next year, with Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw praising his dedication to policing in Lancashire over three […]

1 year ago
Three Preston men arrested in major drugs investigation

police-project-medusa Three men aged 35, 46 and 47 from Preston have been arrested in a major drugs investigation to tackle county lines dealing. On February 25 officers, alongside police from Merseyside, […]

2 years ago
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