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Dad made £390,763.89 from role in tanning salon daughter's drug empire

The father of a woman who used her tanning salon as a front for an organised crime group in Leyland has been ordered to pay back £12.284.66 of his ill gotten gains.
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Crown Court

Thief set up "cottage industry" selling tools stolen from Bamber Bridge B and Q store

A criminal who began stealing and selling on pricey tools has narrowly avoided an immediate jail term.

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Preston Magistrates' Court

Racist terror remark made to landlord as he evicts tenant in Leyland

A man made a racist phone call to his Asian landlord calling him a " terrorist" after he handed him an eviction notice.

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West Paddock

LATEST: Attempted murder accused makes first court appearance

A man has appeared in court accused of the attempted murder of woman in Leyland.

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Lancashire Police

Stretched Lancashire Police's rest day crisis revealed amid claims of police shortages across England and Wales.

Police officers across the county are owed thousands of hours in unclaimed rest days, new figures reveal.
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Dane Pointon, previously jailed for hitting man with a bag during same incident

Thug brandished hammer at Leyland railway station and other hit man with bag

A group of rail passengers were threatened with a hammer when they tried to pacify a trio who were being rowdy at Leyland Station.
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Delwyn Savigar

Leyland child rapist who headed paedophile 'bulletin board' is given replacement court order to protect public

A Leyland rapist who was at the centre of the UK arm of a global paedophile ring has been given a new court order to protect the public.
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Preston Magistrates' Court

Trio accused of baby girl's death appear in court

A mother has appeared in the dock accused of the manslaughter of her baby daughter.
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CCTV of robbery at Turpin Green Stores

Extended sentences for armed robbers who attacked shopkeeper

Two thugs who carried out a terrifying armed raid in which a shopkeeper was hit with a hammer have been dubbed “dangerous offenders” by a judge.

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Jennifer Crichton

Murdering mum's past revealed as jury convicts her of historic attack on a child

A murdering mum left another child with a fractured skull and ribs -  but was never prosecuted at the time, the Post can reveal today.
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The crash happened on Talbot Square

Perjury driver who 'swapped seats' is found guilty

A man who lied his friend had been driving at the time of a serious road smash in Blackpool has been found guilty of perverting the course of justice.

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Crown Court

Mum killed seven month old baby, court told

A mum has admitted killing her baby daughter.

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Crown Court

Jurors hear evidence from grandma of tragic baby girl

The grandmother of a baby alleged to have been murdered has described how she and her husband drove hundreds of miles when they learned their tiny granddaughter was in hospital.

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Hilton attacks the store

Window smasher who caused £35,000 damage at Leyland Tesco feared store's beer had made him ill

The vandal behind last year's hammer attack at a Tesco store had left a note to police alleging he had fallen sick from alcohol he had bought there.

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Preston Crown Court

Bereaved dad gives evidence at trial of mum accused of baby murder

The dad of a baby girl alleged to have been murdered by her mum has told a jury their "on off" relationship was rocky due to her "mood swings".

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Crown Court

Court hears emergency call made by baby murder accused

A harrowing 999 call made by a mum accused of killing her baby has been played to jurors.

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Crown Court

Ambulance called as sex order flouter collapses moments after being jailed

A man who has repeatedly flouted a sexual offences prevention order collapsed in a court custody cell - seconds after being given a jail sentence.

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The Harris Orphanage and Christopher Hartley

'Sly and cunning' Preston children's home abuser is caged by senior judge

A former Army sergeant who raped and abused vulnerable youngsters in a children’s home has been caged for 13 years.

North West
Preston Crown Court

Leyland woman accused of killing baby denies murder

A woman has denied the murder of a seven month old baby girl in Leyland.
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Preston Crown Court

Shotgun and live cartridges found at house after Tarleton duo caught with drugs near HMP Garth

Two men were caught with a sawn off shotgun and live ammunition in Preston, a day after being caught close to the perimeter of a Lancashire jail with cannabis.

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