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Broadgate man avoids jail after road rage incident in Church Street

Stephan Kruger A road rage driver who mounted the pavement, knocking over two pedestrians and smashing a takeaway window reported the incident to the police – because he thought HE was the […]

1 month ago
Arson suspected at Brockholes Nature Reserve as volunters left in tears by polytunnel fire

The shell of the polytunnel which will need repairing Pic: Bill Aspin A nature reserve near Preston has been the victim of arsonists after its polytunnel was torched. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service was scrambled to Brockholes Nature Reserve on Friday morning […]

1 month ago
Ribbleton teenager charged in connection with Preston city centre fight

police A Preston teenager has been charged by police following a fight in the city centre. The incident on Saturday 6 June saw a group of men fighting with a group […]

1 month ago
Lostock Hall care home owners and carer found guilty of neglect

From left to right: Indranee Pumbien, Meghadeven Pumbien and Niphawan Berry The owners of a Preston care home and one of its carers have been found guilty of ill treatment at a care home. A six week trial heard about allegations […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Kelvin Cornwell jailed for biting a police officer in the arm

kelvin-crop A former soldier who bit a police officer in the arm, causing him to have tests for HIV and hepatitis, has been jailed – for his third biting attack. Kelvin […]

2 months ago
Boots targeted twice by suspected thieves for electronic toothbrush and perfume

bootstheftcrop A man and a woman are being hunted by police after two thefts in a week at the Boots shop in Fishergate. The man, in a white jacket, is suspected […]

2 months ago
Larches police door knock rumour warning issued

police Police have issued a notice following social media reports of doors being knocked on by people in Larches claiming to be police officers. Preston Police’s Larches and Savick neighbourhood policing […]

2 months ago
Four boys hunted by police after Preston city centre bike thefts

bike-thefts Police are appealing to find a group of four boys seen stealing bikes outside a shop in Friargate. Two bikes were taken from outside the Footlocker shop in Preston city […]

2 months ago
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