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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 […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 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 […]

5 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 […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘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, […]

6 months ago
Parents pay tribute to teenager Sarmad Al-Saidi who died after Deepdale stabbing

Sarmad Al-Saidi was attacked during Wednesday 23 December Pic: Preston Police The parents of Sarmad Al-Saidi, 16 who died on Sunday (27 December) as a result of a stabbing have paid tribute to their son. Officers were called to an address […]

6 months ago
Police seize two knives and cannabis during Preston stop and search

Knives found by police during their searches Pic: Preston Police Two knives have been taken off the streets of Preston by police. Preston Police recovered the knives during stop and searches on Friday (27 November). Officers also recovered a quantity […]

7 months ago
More than 350 knives taken off Lancashire streets in week of intense action on knife crime

A national week long police initiative has seen more than 350 knives taken off Lancashire streets and 20 knife related arrests. Running from Monday 9 to Sunday 15 November, Op […]

7 months ago
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