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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
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
Police appeal after stolen quad bike found in Freckleton

Police are searching for a group of youths after finding a stolen quad bike in Fylde. On Saturday 29 January, at 18.20, police received reports that a group of youths […]

5 months ago
Preston city centre cafe The Larder has windows smashed

Larder staff have thanked the local community for their support after vandals smashed their shop windows during a night of trouble in the city centre. Around 10pm last night (Wednesday […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

5 months ago
Leyland man jailed for 21 years after abusing young girl

A Leyland man received 21 years in jail last week after sexually abusing a young girl over a ten-year period in the 70s and 80s. Graham Gill, 68, denied the […]

5 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 […]

6 months ago
Police appeal for public feedback on Operation Vanquish

Police have asked Preston residents to complete a survey on Operation Vanquish to hear thoughts on how they can better tackle local crime. Operation Vanquish is the police’s crackdown on […]

6 months ago
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