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Man admits knifepoint robbery bid

Man admits knifepoint robbery bid

March 01, 2021

Clifford Sculpher went into the Wine Cellar on Parkinson Street on January 3rd but fled empty handed after the shopkeeper fought him off.

Man jailed for attempted murder

Man jailed for attempted murder

March 01, 2021

Alex Lapinski launched an unprovoked attack on his victim

Rural task force teams launched across Lancashire

Rural task force teams launched across Lancashire

March 02, 2021

New rural task force teams have been set up across Lancashire to target the issues that matter most to rural communities including machinery theft, rural, wildlife and heritage crime.

Man bailed in Blackpool hospital inquiry

Man bailed in Blackpool hospital inquiry

March 05, 2021

He has been suspended by Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Appeal to trace man in CCTV

Appeal to trace man in CCTV

March 05, 2021

Police were called at shortly after 12.20pm today to the Tesco store, Hill Street,

Investigation after youth dies at Euxton

Investigation after youth dies at Euxton

March 07, 2021

Two other teenagers were not seriously hurt.

Pair jailed for burgling Brierfield house while elderly woman lay dying upstairs

Pair jailed for burgling Brierfield house while elderly woman lay dying upstairs

March 08, 2021

While the male victim went upstairs to sit with his wife, who sadly died later that day, Kelly Cassidy and Steven Morris pretended to call for an ambulance but instead they callously stole a purse and a mobile phone from within the property.

Tribute to teenager killed at Euxton

Tribute to teenager killed at Euxton

March 08, 2021

Luke Bennett, 17, was killed after a metal pole he was holding came into contact with power lines

£710,500 police surge funding secured to tackle serious violence in Lancashire

£710,500 police surge funding secured to tackle serious violence in Lancashire

March 09, 2021

£710,500 has been secured by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner to tackle serious violence, murder, and knife crime over the next year.

Prolific paedophile jailed

Prolific paedophile jailed

March 09, 2021

Stephen Carr was found guilty following a trial at Preston Crown Court

Man charged with murder

Man charged with murder

March 09, 2021

Tiernan Darnton, 20, is accused of killing Mary Gregory in a fire at her home on Levens Drive

Man arrested after breach of Covid regulations at Preston gym

Man arrested after breach of Covid regulations at Preston gym

March 11, 2021

We were called to Reps Gym in Ribbleton to reports that people were inside the premises despite a closure order having been issued by the courts last month.

Eight arrested after a man and woman were injured in Darwen during a disturbance

Eight arrested after a man and woman were injured in Darwen during a disturbance

March 11, 2021

We are investigating after a woman and a man were injured following reports of disturbances in Darwen in the early hours of this morning. Seven men and a woman were arrested at the scene.

Men jailed for aggravated burglary

Men jailed for aggravated burglary

March 12, 2021

They have been jailed for more than 7 years

Lancashire Talking reaches 30,000 responses

Lancashire Talking reaches 30,000 responses

March 12, 2021

Lancashire Talking asks the county’s residents, via a few simple questions, what it’s like to live in their area.

Police and Crime Commissioner backs #noexcuseforabuse radio campaign

Police and Crime Commissioner backs #noexcuseforabuse radio campaign

March 16, 2021

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is backing radio adverts raising awareness of domestic abuse.

Airing from the 8th March on Rock FM and Greatest Hits Radio to coincide with No More Week 2021, a week dedicated to saying no more to domestic abuse and sexual violence in the UK, the adverts are part of the county’s domestic abuse campaign #noexcuseforabuse.

Three arrested in connection with fatal collision

Three arrested in connection with fatal collision

March 18, 2021

Lewis Taylor 22, of Burnley sadly died following a collision on December 23rd last year.

Have you seen wanted man David Dunn, from Preston?

Have you seen wanted man David Dunn, from Preston?

March 19, 2021

The 45-year-old, formerly of Centenary Mill Court, Preston, is wanted by police for breaching a restraining order and a community order and for failing to appear at court in January.

Investigation underway after stabbing in Chorley

Investigation underway after stabbing in Chorley

March 22, 2021

An investigation is underway

Two summonsed to court in connection with woman's death

Two summonsed to court in connection with woman's death

March 23, 2021

A Home Office post mortem examination gave a cause of death as severe emaciation and neglect with extensive scabies skin infection

27 arrested in county lines operation

27 arrested in county lines operation

March 23, 2021

The activity was part of ongoing Project Medusa, an operation led by Merseyside Police and set up to tackle County Lines drug dealing and child criminal exploitation.

Appeal after pedestrian hit by car in Preston

Appeal after pedestrian hit by car in Preston

March 25, 2021

We are appealing for information after a man was left with life-threatening injuries following a collision with a car in Mariners Way, Preston at 6.02pm yesterday (March 24).

Man charged after stabbing

Man charged after stabbing

March 25, 2021

Malik Hussain, 19, of Station Road, Bamber Bridge, is charged with attempted murder.

Have you seen missing Shelby?

Have you seen missing Shelby?

March 25, 2021

We’re appealing for help in finding Shelby Wilson, 13 who was last seen yesterday afternoon around 3.30pm walking along Westminster Road, Morecambe.

The High Sheriff of Lancashire’s Young Citizen Award 2021 winners

The High Sheriff of Lancashire’s Young Citizen Award 2021 winners

March 26, 2021

A 14-year-old from Rufford has been named as the High Sheriff of Lancashire’s Young Citizen of the Year 2021 during a special virtual award ceremony, attended remotely by more than 150 people earlier his week.

UPDATE: wanted pair arrested in connection with drug conspiracy offences

UPDATE: wanted pair arrested in connection with drug conspiracy offences

March 30, 2021

Last week we issued an appeal to trace Jordan Kelly, from Blackpool and Carly Kirby, from Freckleton wanted on suspicion of conspiracy to supply class A drugs. They have now both been arrested.


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