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Scrap metal dealers in Preston required to register for new licence

Railway lines are common hot spots for copper theft, causing disruption to West Coast Main Line services A crackdown on rogue scrap metal dealers sees new licences coming into force. As of Tuesday 1 October all dealers needed to register and buy a licence with Preston City […]

8 years ago
Man arrested in Deepdale on suspicion of scrap metal theft after £6,000 copper found in vehicle

Police in Deepdale have arrested a man on suspicion of scrap metal theft after a clampdown in the area. Officers targeted the area in the East of the city throughout […]

9 years ago
Police launch crackdown on city’s scrap metal thieves

Railway lines are common hot spots for copper theft, causing disruption to West Coast Main Line services Lancashire Police have launched a blitz against scrap metal theft in Preston and beyond this week. Codenamed Operation Starling, officers from the force have been visiting scrap yards and metal […]

10 years ago
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