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.

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 […]

3 months 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 […]

3 months 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 […]

3 months ago
More New Hall Lane roadworks begin from Monday

Work is ongoing in New Hall Lane Pic: Sonia Bashir More roadworks are taking place in New Hall Lane as the latest stage of the revamp of the major route into Preston continues. Two junctions on the road are to […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Arson investigation at former Perry’s site in Blackpool Road

Perry's motor village stands in Blackpool Road Pic: Google Firefighters brought a suspicious fire under control during the early hours of Boxing Day at a former car showroom in Preston. The fire, understood to have started on the roof, […]

4 months ago
Little Joshua has got his motorbike back!

The toy motorbike was recovered nearby Little Joshua’s Christmas is back in full swing after his toy motorbike was recovered. The Deepdale boy’s Christmas present had been taken from the front garden of his family home […]

4 months ago
Deepdale boy’s toy taken from garden on Christmas Day

Joshua, identity protected, had been riding the new toy for Christmas Day A Preston boy has seen a present pinched on Christmas Day. Four-year-old Joshua from Deepdale had the red motorbike taken from the front garden. His older sister Nicola said the […]

4 months ago
Audi driver arrested after pensioner hit and run in Deepdale

The junction of Skeffington Road and Ribbleton Lane Pic: Google A pensioner has been left with a broken neck after a hit and run in Deepdale. The 77-year-old man was left with a fractured shoulder, fractured eye socket and broken […]

4 months ago
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