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.

Preston-based timber company grows from strength to strength

Timber Merchant ‘Longridge Timber’ is currently celebrating after establishing themselves at a new location near Preston city centre. The company distributes high quality timber and related products to a range […]

6 hours ago
Drive-in cinema coming to Deepdale Shopping Park

Deepdale is hosting the drive-in cinema Pic: Paul Melling Deepdale is hosting the drive-in cinema Pic: Paul Melling A drive-in cinema is coming to Preston with Grease, Dirty Dancing and Finding Dory to shown under the headlights. Moonlight Drive-in […]

2 weeks ago
Police appeal to trace woman after JD Sports incident

Police have issued this CCTV picture Police have issued this CCTV picture A CCTV picture of a woman has been released following an incident at a sports shop in Preston. The incident on Saturday (4 February) […]

2 weeks ago
Garstang Road student halls look set for green light

Artist impression of the new student halls Artist impression of the new student halls A major new building of nearly 200 student flats looks set for approval near Preston’s university campus. Towering next door to The Unicorn and […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Old railway line is cleared in Deepdale ahead of tram testing

The old railway line is being uncovered Pic: Simon Holmes Work has begun on the new tram line in Deepdale. Plans for a test line for the Preston Trampower project were approved late last year after six years of back […]

1 month ago
Muslim school for girls in Preston is rated as outstanding

The girls react to finding out the school has been rated outstanding A girls high school in Preston has been given the highest quality teaching rating by the education watchdog Ofsted. Preston Muslim Girls High School has been rated as ‘outstanding’ in […]

1 month ago
Gafoor halal chicken factory protest by animal rights activists

The campaigners gathered in Fletcher Road Pic: Jimmy Fisher Animal rights campaigners have gathered outside a chicken factory in Preston. The Gafoor halal chicken factory in Fletcher Road, Deepdale, has seen 20 or so protesters at its gates. Protected […]

1 month ago
Arson investigation after fire at pub in Deepdale

The former Old England pub now stands abandoned Pic: Google An arson investigation has been launched following a fire at an abandoned pub on the Deepdale and Ribbleton border. Four fire engines were called to the former Old England Pub pub on the […]

1 month ago
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