Investigation launched after shotgun fired in Lancaster

A shotgun was fired through the window of a house in Lancaster in an incident police believe is linked to one in Preston.

These cats were found dumped in a box on Moor Park

Appeal for information after cats dumped in Preston park

Can you identify these cats? The RSPCA is appealing for information after the duo were dumped in Preston’s Moor Park on Monday.
Police are searching two houses in Nelson

Man arrested on terrorism offences following raid in Nelson

A man has been arrested in Nelson by counter-terrorism officers on suspicion of preparing an act of terrorism.
Trevor Sinclair, 44, of Victory Boulevard, Lytham, has been summonsed for alleged offences of Driving while Unfit through Drink

Former Blackpool FC star Trevor Sinclair to appear in court

A former Blackpool FC football star has been summonsed to appear at court, say police.

Early wake-up call for Preston drug gangs as Operation Lion continues

Police teams were back on doorsteps across Preston before daybreak today giving suspected drug dealers an early alarm call as part of Operation Lion.
Police were called after three men were reported to have entered theThorougoods on Leyland Road on Sunday November 19 at around 10pm.

Updated: Man had machete held to neck during shop raid in Penwortham

A man was threatened with a machete during a shop raid in Penwortham, say police.
Average speed camera

Cameras start to go up along key road

Work has started to install
average speed cameras along a three-mile stretch of a key Fylde road.

Sessions House

Mobile phone was used to make demands to kidnapped Preston dad's family, court told

Jurors have been told how inquiries into a phone number used to make a £100,000 ransom call to a kidnapped dad’s family led to an arrest.

Air ambulance was called out to the incident

Motorcyclist injured in crash near Lancaster

A 31-year-old man suffered a serious leg injury following a collision close to Lancaster.

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Appeal after man injured after falling from motorbike in Nateby

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist suffered chest injuries following an incident in Nateby.

Police have launched an investigation following the incident

Investigation after transphobic incident on Virgin train at Preston

An investigation has been launched after group people, who boarded a train at Preston, sang offensive songs, say police.

There have been numerous cash machines raids across the North West

Lancashire Police launches crackdown to target cash machine raids

Travelling criminals who raid cash machines will be targeted in a new festive police crackdown.
Barry Anthony Woodhead was jailed after a  after a four-day trial at Preston Crown Court.

'Predatory' rapist who abused young girl jailed

A pervert who sexually abused a little girl when she was as young as three has been caged for 16 years.
Have you noticed a heavy police presence when visiting Manchester's Christmas markets?

CHRISTMAS TERROR - Heavy police presence at Christmas markets with barriers and armed cops on the streets

This footage shows the "rings of steel" protecting Britain's Christmas markets this year as security is bolstered amid fears of Berlin-style copycat terror attacks.

This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying.
Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, November 20, 2017

Here is this week's round-up of cases from Preston's courts.
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Renewed appeal by police after woman injured in Morecambe supermarket car park

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses after a 92-year-old woman was injured following a collision in a supermarket car park.

The damage at Abacus Day Nursery in Morecambe.

Morecambe nursery suffers break in

A man wearing a scarf over his face broke into a nursery in Morecambe causing hundreds of pounds worth of damage.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with a knifepoint robbery in Morecambe.

Pair sought after Morecambe petrol station robbery

Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to in connection with a knifepoint robbery in Morecambe.

An appeal has been launched by policeto traceAndrew Christopher Tomlinson, 32, who also uses the name Chris, following the incident.

Man wanted in connection with violent shop raid in Leyland

Lancashire Police are hunting for a man after a shopkeeper and his wife were injured during a violent raid in Leyland.
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