News - November

Court bans fires on TH Smith site

Court bans fires on TH Smith site

November 02, 2017

The Contempt of Court Order will last for six months and any breach is punishable by up to two years in prison.

Boy injured in collision

Boy injured in collision

November 03, 2017

The boy was riding his bike across Romney Walk at shortly before 4pm yesterday (Thursday, November 2nd) when he was struck by a Saab 9-3 estate.

Serious collison in Blackburn

Serious collison in Blackburn

November 04, 2017

At about 11.45pm yesterday (Friday, November 3rd) a white Audi A3 was seen by a police patrol on Whalley New Road and made off from officers. A short time later the Audi was seen by a second police patrol driving at speed and again made off. There was no pursuit.

Appeal to trace missing couple

Appeal to trace missing couple

November 04, 2017

John Davis, 38, and Meredith Cassidy, 30, were last seen at an address in Bury on October 31st,

Average speed cameras now live on B6232 Grane Road, Haslingden

Average speed cameras now live on B6232 Grane Road, Haslingden

November 06, 2017

NEW average speed cameras have gone live today on the B6232 Grane Road

Armed robbery at pub

Armed robbery at pub

November 06, 2017

At shortly before midnight a call was received saying a group of at least four men had attacked the Hand and Dagger pub at Treales. The men were wearing balaclavas and were armed with machetes.

Woman injured by thrown firework

Woman injured by thrown firework

November 06, 2017

The 23 year old woman was at a community event on Cedar Street, Blackburn when she was struck by a firework thrown by a group of youths.

Appeal after armed raid at Walmer Bridge convenience store

Appeal after armed raid at Walmer Bridge convenience store

November 07, 2017

We are looking for masked raiders who robbed a store in Walmer Bridge with machetes.

Appeal to find wanted men

Appeal to find wanted men

November 07, 2017

The five men, all from the West of the county, have been outstanding for some time and are wanted in connection with domestic assaults and other offences.

Manhunt after taxi driver attacked in Chorley

Manhunt after taxi driver attacked in Chorley

November 07, 2017

Taxi driver attacked in Chorley

Missing man found

Missing man found

November 08, 2017

Russ Pennie, 50, went missing from an address in Lancaster but has been found

Your chance to surrender unwanted firearms

Your chance to surrender unwanted firearms

November 08, 2017

People in Lancashire are being urged to hand in guns and ammunition as part of a nation-wide firearms surrender.

Robbery at Chorley store

Robbery at Chorley store

November 08, 2017

At about 8.30pm last night (Tuesday, November 7th) a man went into Singh Costcutters, Harpers Lane and threatened the lone shop assistant with knives demanding money and cigarettes.

Lancashire among most efficient as police expected to do more with less

Lancashire among most efficient as police expected to do more with less

November 09, 2017

As demand for the police service rises and Government funding falls Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed the 'good' grading from national policing inspectors

Fatal collision on Burnley Road East Rossendale

Fatal collision on Burnley Road East Rossendale

November 11, 2017

We are appealing for information following a fatal collision, Friday night on Burnley Road East, Rossendale.

New rural crime vehicles rolled out across the county

New rural crime vehicles rolled out across the county

November 13, 2017

A powerful fleet of off-road vehicles is being rolled out across Lancashire to help police tackle rural crime.

Man injured in collision

Man injured in collision

November 16, 2017

The incident happened at around 3.15pm across from Ribble Vets on Liverpool Road, Penwortham when a red Volkswagen Golf has mounted the pavement and collided with a 34 year old local man.

Specialist training in Preston for Swedish officers

Specialist training in Preston for Swedish officers

November 16, 2017

Eight customs officers become first to undertake specialist training through Lancashire Forensic Science Academy.

New images in robbery investigation

New images in robbery investigation

November 16, 2017

Detectives have released new images following a robbery at a Leyland store.

Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Week 2017 focuses on prevention and education

Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Week 2017 focuses on prevention and education

November 17, 2017

This week we have been raising awareness across the county of child sexual exploitation.

Operation Vault will crack down on robberies in the festive season

Operation Vault will crack down on robberies in the festive season

November 20, 2017

Operation Vault will focus on travelling criminals coming to Lancashire to target ATMs, cash in transit and commercial premises.

Preston Police launch next phase of ‘Operation Nexus’ to target and disrupt organised crime

Preston Police launch next phase of ‘Operation Nexus’ to target and disrupt organised crime

November 20, 2017

A third phase of Operation Nexus has been launched today (Monday 20th November) aimed at disrupting organised crime in the City and surrounding areas.

Appeal after knifepoint robbery in Penwortham

Appeal after knifepoint robbery in Penwortham

November 21, 2017

We are appealing for information following an armed robbery in which a shopkeeper had a machete held to his neck.

Missing man found

Missing man found

November 22, 2017

Missing Gary McKenzie has been found safe

Man summonsed to appear at court

Man summonsed to appear at court

November 22, 2017

Trevor Sinclair, 44, of Victory Boulevard, Lytham, is summonsed for alleged offences of Driving while Unfit through Drink, Assault on a Police Officer, Section 4a Racially Aggravated Public Order, Failing to Provide a specimen for analysis, criminal damage and disorderly conduct in a police station.

Witness appeal after serious assault in Haslingden

Witness appeal after serious assault in Haslingden

November 22, 2017

A 28-year-old man is recovering following a serious assault on Cross Street North, Haslingden, yesterday (Tuesday 21st November).

Man arrested under the Terrorism Act

Man arrested under the Terrorism Act

November 22, 2017

At around 11:15 this morning, Wednesday 22 November 2017, a 31-year-old man was arrested under section 40 (1) (b) of the Terrorism act 2000 – concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.

Average speed cameras to be enforced – A675 Belmont South

Average speed cameras to be enforced – A675 Belmont South

November 22, 2017

The last section of average speed cameras on the A675 Belmont will go live from 24/11/17.

Flood warning for Lancaster

Flood warning for Lancaster

November 22, 2017

The Environment Agency has issued a flood warning for the Burrow Beck area of Lancaster.

Flooding in Galgate and Preesall

Flooding in Galgate and Preesall

November 22, 2017

Residents in Galgate and Preesall are being warned to be prepared for flooding.

Flooding update - road closures

Flooding update - road closures

November 23, 2017

Heavy rain has led to a number of road closures.

Flooding latest

Flooding latest

November 23, 2017

Heavy rainfall caused localised flooding and led to major disruption overnight.

Preston Police Piloting New Technology

Preston Police Piloting New Technology

November 23, 2017

Lancashire Police is one of only two UK forces to pilot a new mobile app that is aimed at improving the way we work together with our communities.

Two men charged in connection with Burnley attempted armed robbery

Two men charged in connection with Burnley attempted armed robbery

November 24, 2017

Two men have been charged in connection with an attempted armed robbery near to a supermarket ATM in Burnley last Saturday (18th November).

Woman's body found in Avenham Park

Woman's body found in Avenham Park

November 25, 2017

A woman's body has been found in Avenham Park.

Appeal after fatal RTC in Wilpshire

Appeal after fatal RTC in Wilpshire

November 25, 2017

We are appealing for information after a man died in a RTC in Wilpshire this morning (Saturday November 25).

Robbery at Booths in Fulwood

Robbery at Booths in Fulwood

November 25, 2017

We are appealing for information following a robbery at Booths supermarket in Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood.

FOUND: Urgent appeal for missing Burnley girl

FOUND: Urgent appeal for missing Burnley girl

November 28, 2017

The missing 12-year-old girl from Burnley has been found safe and well in Burnley.

Seven arrests in modern slavery investigation

Seven arrests in modern slavery investigation

November 29, 2017

We have today arrested seven people as part of an investigation into human trafficking across Lancashire, Bedfordshire, Northampton and Greater Manchester.

Twenty arrested following third phase of ‘Operation Nexus’

Twenty arrested following third phase of ‘Operation Nexus’

November 29, 2017

TWENTY PEOPLE from Preston have been arrested as part of the third phase of ‘Operation Nexus’ which was launched last week.

UPDATE: Man charged in connection with Fulwood burglary

UPDATE: Man charged in connection with Fulwood burglary

November 29, 2017

A man was charged yesterday (Thursday 30th November) in connection with a burglary which happened in Fulwood earlier this week.

Campaign launched to raise awareness amongst students about rape and sexual assault

Campaign launched to raise awareness amongst students about rape and sexual assault

November 30, 2017

LANCASHIRE Police have launched a campaign to raise awareness amongst students about rape and sexual assault.

UPDATE: one arrest made in appeal to trace men following violent shop robbery

UPDATE: one arrest made in appeal to trace men following violent shop robbery

December 01, 2017

DETECTIVES have arrested a wanted man following a violent shop robbery in Leyland.

Seven charged with human trafficking offences

Seven charged with human trafficking offences

December 01, 2017

Six men and a woman have been charged with human trafficking offences after a string of raids across four counties.

Over 100 guns taken off Lancashire’s streets

Over 100 guns taken off Lancashire’s streets

December 01, 2017

In total, 115 firearms and several hundred rounds of ammunition were handed into Lancashire Constabulary during a two-week surrender, where police forces across the country urged people to ‘give up the gun’.


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