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Police urge residents to celebrate Eid safely

July 25th, 2014 in News

Police urge residents to celebrate Eid safely POLICE are asking members of the Asian community to celebrate safely during the religious holiday of Eid. Chief Supt Stuart Noble said: “We want those celebrating Eid to have a crime free and happy celebration, so we are asking people to help us by taking any measures they… Read more »


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Commissioner sees daily life for Lancashire’s officer

July 25th, 2014 in News

Commissioner sees daily life for Lancashire’s officer  A DAY in the life of a Lancashire officer was on the agenda for the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner yesterday (July 24th) when he headed to Preston police station. Clive Grunshaw has been visiting each of Lancashire Constabulary’s Base Command Units (BCUs) to see first-hand the impact… Read more »


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Six men to be sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court on drugs offences

July 22nd, 2014 in News

Six men are due to be sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court on Tuesday 29 July 2014 for the following drugs offences as part of Operation Legacy: Colin Pritchard, 40 (DOB:14.02.74) of Elmers Green Skelmersdale – Conspiracy to supply a class A controlled drug – cocaine. Terry Pritchard,  37 (DOB:17.01.77) of Castlehey Skelmersale – Conspiracy to… Read more »


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Lancashire Police host ‘dangerous’ dog surgeries

July 21st, 2014 in News

Police host ‘dangerous’ dog surgeries Lancashire Police are holding dog surgeries across the county this week to encourage responsible ownership and tackle the issue of ‘dangerous dogs’. Events will be held between 12pm and 8pm in Blackburn (23rd July), Blackpool (24th July) and Preston (25th July). Members of the public who have concerns about whether… Read more »


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Charlie Seiga Weekly Blog 13 “A TASTE OF A PAVEMENT JOB WITH A 3.8 JAGUAR CAR”

July 20th, 2014 in News

Charlie Seiga Weekly Blog 13  ”A TASTE OF A PAVEMENT JOB WITH A 3.8 JAGUAR CAR” 1959.  Liverpool city centre.  “Smash and grabs were all the rage in the late fifties and my friends and I targeted not just Liverpool but other major cities too.” Picture the scene: It’s night-time about three in the morning,… Read more »


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Appeal for missing 15-year-old girl

July 18th, 2014 in News

Appeal for missing girl, 15 POLICE are appealing for help to trace a 15 year old girl missing from her home in Darwen. Maryam Mahmood was last seen at about 8.30am yesterday (Thursday 17 July 2014) outside Norden High School on Stourton Street, Rishton where she was dropped off by a relative. Maryam suffers from… Read more »


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Dragon Boat Racers Wanted!

July 15th, 2014 in News

Dragon Boat Racers Wanted! Are you brave enough to enter our dragon? Join us on Saturday 2nd August and be part of our fantastic team of people as we try and win the title of Preston Dragon Boat Race Champion 2014! The event, which is being held at Preston Docks will see us compete against… Read more »


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Appeal after indecent exposure

July 14th, 2014 in News

Appeal after indecent exposure POLICE are appealing for information after a woman woke up to find a man in her bedroom in Judge Fields Colne. The victim, 39, was asleep in bed on Saturday morning when she was awoken at about 6.15am to find a semi-dressed man in her room. She shouted out and the… Read more »


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Lancashire Constabulary fights rural crime

July 14th, 2014 in News

Lancashire Constabulary fights rural crime LANCASHIRE Constabulary is urging rural communities to make security a priority as it continues the fight against rural crime following a week-long crackdown. Officers across the county have been conducting extra patrols, targeting suspected offenders and making visits to farms and rural businesses to offer crime prevention advice as part… Read more »


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