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Police launch appeal to find 14-year-old boy with links to Preston

Police have launched an appeal to find 14-year-old Thomas Prescott, who has gone missing from the Wesham area. He was last seen leaving home around 10.30pm on Tuesday 19 April. […]

4 weeks ago
Sniffer dogs find 65 packs of scam tobacco in Preston and Chorley

A Trading Standards crackdown has seen sniffer dogs find 65 packs of suspected illegal tobacco and £1,780 in crime proceeds. The operation in Preston and Chorley saw the dogs work […]

2 months ago
Police seize 300 cannabis plants from Broadgate property

Police yesterday discovered a large cannabis farm in a Preston property. On Tuesday 22 March, Preston Police’s Neighbourhood Policing Team acted on ‘community intelligence’ and attended a Broadgate address. Read […]

2 months ago
Fulwood Library ‘Knit and Natter’ group make 51 trauma teddies for Preston Police

A local knitting group that made 51 trauma teddies for children undergoing stressful events have donated them to Preston Police. The Knit and Natter social group at Fulwood Library created […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Figures reveal how Preston average speed cameras are cutting speeding

One of the average speed cameras now up in London Road A police analysis investigating average speed cameras in Lancashire has shown they reduced collisions, casualties and speeding on eight roads. Since their installation between March 2017 and August 2018, average […]

2 months ago
Preston teenager jailed for manslaughter after punch kills elderly Fulwood man

A Preston teenager has today received a four-year jail term for the manslaughter of a local pensioner after pleading guilty in December 2021. Police arrested Mohammed Al Aaraj, 19, of […]

2 months ago
11-year-old girl airlifted to hospital after Penwortham crash

Leyland Road was closed while the crash was dealt with Pic: Google An air ambulance flew an 11-year-old girl to hospital yesterday after she suffered a serious leg injury during a Penwortham crash. On Monday 14 March, at 3.36pm, one fire engine […]

2 months ago
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 […]

3 months ago
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