News and information on Deepdale in Preston, Lancashire. An area of the city known mainly for football as it is home to Deepdale the ground where Preston North End play. But it is also home to many residents in rows of tightly packed terraced housing.

Deepdale and Sir Tom Finney feature in new artwork of Lancashire icons

The Preston one of 15 artworks commissioned by BBC Radio Lancashire Preston’s iconic The Splash featuring Tom Finney is part of a new artwork campaign by BBC Radio Lancashire. 15 pieces of artwork depict the county and include Sir Tom at […]

3 hours ago
Appeal after woman injured in Deepdale crash

The crash took place in Deepdale Road close to St Thomas Road Pic: Google An appeal has been launched for witnesses to a crash in Deepdale during Thursday morning. Preston Police were called at 8.17am to Deepdale Road. A Renault Megane and pedestrian were […]

2 days ago
Deepdale Road closed as woman hit by a car

Deepdale Road has been gridlocked following the incident Pic: Google A major road in Preston remains closed due to a woman being hit by a car. Preston Police have closed off Deepdale Road near Deepdale Community Primary School. A woman, […]

2 days ago
Police await charging decision from the CPS over Preston hate rant taxi driver

Zaheer Hussain makes threats to rape Christians in the video Police have confirmed they have passed a file to the CPS to consider how to proceed with complaints against a taxi driver alleged to have posted racist comments online. Zaheer […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Amended Preston tram plans for test Deepdale line lodged

One of the trams which could come to Preston, and an artist impression of the Deepdale station Preston’s pilot tram line has seen a new planning application lodged. Part of the former Longridge to Preston railway line is due to be brought back into use for by […]

6 days ago
Preston taxi firm refused to pick up visually impaired woman with assistance dog and must now pay the price for breaking the law

When the taxi firm operator heard an assistance dog would be on board, they said no driver would be available Pic: Amy_Gillard A Preston taxi firm has been fined and ordered to pay compensation after refusing to pick up a visually impaired woman. Eagle Taxis were taken to court for breaking the […]

1 week ago
Suspected drugs gang members arrested after cocaine found during Deepdale car search

Cocaine uncovered during searches by police Pic: Preston Police Police have arrested four men on suspicion of drug dealing in the city. A car was stopped in Deepdale around 8.30pm on Friday (31 May). Police had reports weapons could […]

2 weeks ago
Giant hogweed to be tackled as it grows into Deepdale side street

The hogweed coming through the railings Pic: Twintoo0 A toxic plant growing through railings on a Deepdale side-street looks set to be removed. Giant hogweed, or Heracleum mantegazzaianum, can cause skin to blister if it comes into contact […]

2 weeks ago
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