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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 […]

1 year 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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
Police appeal for stolen motorcycle in Preston

Lancashire Police are asking for help to track down a stolen motorcycle from the Lea area. A motorcycle was stolen last Tuesday night (6 May) from Gilhouse Avenue, Lea in […]

8 years ago
Crime Roundup 25/11/11 – Man jailed for sexual abuse of young girls

A man has been jailed for 19 years for the sexual abuse of young girls dating back more than 30 years. Vincent Whittingham, (pictured above), 69, of Stydd Lane in […]

11 years ago
Crime roundup 11/11/11 – Drug dealer jailed for 9 months

A Preston man has been jailed following a police operation to target drug crime in the city. John Cross, 42, of Pope Lane, Ribbleton, appeared at Preston Crown Court last […]

11 years ago
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