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Preston police welcome tougher laws on gun and knife ownership being brought in

Knives handed in during a knife amnesty in 2016 Changes to legislation, brought about by the Offensive Weapons Act 2019, mean that from Wednesday July 14, all weapons banned in public by the Criminal Justice Act 1988, including zombie […]

2 months ago
Tanterton and Ingol residents invited to hard-hitting anti-knife crime presentation

Children aged 10-16 in Tanterton and Ingol are being invited to watch an anti-knife crime presentation at the Tanterton Village Centre on Tuesday 20 July at 6pm. The event is […]

3 months ago
Police hold knife crime briefing at a Leyland primary school

PC Dave Gaskill and Pam Hodge from the Community Safety Team visited a Leyland Primary School on Wednesday, 17 June, to deliver a presentation about knife crime. There are knife […]

3 months ago
Live question and answer session with Preston Police and JJ Effect founder as part of anti-knife crime week

Preston Police will be hosting a live question and answers session with JJ Effect founder Byron Highton. The creator of anti-knife organisation, JJ Effect CIC is joining the cities police […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Knife sweeps conducted across Preston by police in latest knife crime clampdown

Lancashire Police and Preston Police are warning young people about the dangers of being involved in knife crime. This morning (Monday 26 April) Preston Police have been conducting a knife […]

5 months ago
Live online event to discuss knife crime in Preston

Knife recovered from Preston police Operation Sceptre. Pic: Preston police A live online event is set to debate the issue of knife crime in Preston. The discussion has been organised following the recent tragic deaths of Adam Le Roi in […]

8 months ago
Free eight-week programme to give Preston’s youngsters an alternative to street life

Byron Highton and Daniel Jude A free eight-week programme aimed at keeping young people off the streets will begin this weekend. The On The Ropes programme, run by anti-knife crime community organisation the The JJ […]

9 months ago
‘He was always giving back to those in need’ says stabbing victim Sarmad Al-Saidi’s best friend

Sarmad Al-Saidi, 16 with his best friend Safyan Akhtar,18 More than £6,000 has been raised to go towards building water wells in different countries in memory of a teenage boy who died after a stabbing in Deepdale. Sarmad Al-Saidi, […]

9 months ago
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