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The crimes, deaths and court cases that shocked Preston in 2018

The death of Ellie-May was one of the most upsetting cases police officers said they had ever worked on The city has seen some shocking and harrowing cases throughout 2018, […]

9 months ago
Convicted car traders facing almost £100,000 bill

Preston Crown Court Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Crown Court Pic: Tony Worrall Two convicted car traders have been ordered to pay back almost £100,000 by Preston Crown Court today (Friday 21 December). Following a prosecution by […]

9 months ago
Ashton man who smothered his mother to death is jailed

John Stephen Green has been jailed for the murder of his 88-year-old mother John Stephen Green has been jailed for the murder of his 88-year-old mother A man who suffocated his mother to death at her Ashton-on-Ribble home has been jailed. John Stephen […]

9 months ago
Fulwood man guilty of murdering man who died after pub attack

Steven Lane Steven Lane A man who struck a man who later died from his injuries while on holiday in Turkey has been found guilty of murder. Steven Lane attacked Simon Marx […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Manchester drug dealer who blighted Preston venues is jailed

Michael Baxendale Michael Baxendale A drug dealer who was snared by security staff at a Preston city centre venue has been jailed. Security staff at Preston Guild Hall clocked Michael Baxendale dealing […]

11 months ago
Former deputy headteacher jailed for 19 years for sex offences

Grahame Brennand, 71, of Calder Avenue A former deputy head teacher has been sentenced to 19 years for historical sex offences. Grahame Brennand, 70, of Calder Avenue, Fulwood, was found […]

11 months ago
Judiciary heckled by anti-fracking demonstrators during Judges Parade

Judges making their way through Preston city centre Judges making their way through Preston city centre Pic: Keith Johnson An age-old tradition took place in Preston city centre during Tuesday morning. The Judges Parade sees members of the […]

12 months ago
Man jailed after ‘single punch’ death at Fishergate Hill hotel

Paul Ellerker Paul Ellerker A man has been jailed for manslaughter following the death of a man at a Preston hotel. Paul Ellerker admitted the killing of Jonathan Palgrave when he appeared […]

1 year ago
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