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.

Burglar pinched student’s laptop containing master’s project three weeks before deadline

Elona Green A prolific burglar who raided a house in Preston and stole a laptop containing a masters’ degree student’s work has been jailed for three years. Elona Green, 34, was high […]

5 months ago
Family of murdered Jon-Jo Highton told to remove tributes from his grave

The mother of a murdered teenager has been ordered to remove tributes from her son’s grave, in the week which marks the anniversary of his death. Jon-Jo Highton, 18, was […]

5 months ago
Declan Cross jailed for raping schoolgirl in woods near Deepdale Stadium

Declan Cross A man who groomed a schoolgirl via Blackbery Messenger for five months before raping her in woods near Preston North End’s stadium has been jailed. Declan Cross, now 20, met […]

5 months ago
Cheeky Nando’s offer to A level results students

Nandos set meal Pic: David Woo If you picked up your A level results on Thursday morning you could be in line for a free Nando’s. The chicken restaurant chain is offering a free quarter chicken […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Deepdale Road reopens after crash near prison

Police tape across the road A major Preston road was closed due to a crash. Preston Police closed Deepdale Road from Meadow Street to Preston Prison. It is understood a bicycle and a car have collided. […]

6 months ago
Preston church to become a cathedral

St Ignatius church Pic: Paul Melling A Preston church is to be re-designated as a cathedral by the Catholic church. The Pope has decreed the Syro-Malabar congregation at St Ignatius church, off Meadow Street, may become […]

6 months ago
Preston Bus announces changes to 14 services across the city

The Number 12 service is to continue under the new deal Pic: Mike Rhodes A raft of changes to bus services in Preston are coming into force from early September. Services on Preston Bus vehicles across the city are being withdrawn, re-routed and adjusted. […]

6 months ago
Armed police in St Matthews as man arrested with firearm

Armed police in Skeffington Road Pic: Ryan Moss A man has been arrested after armed police surrounded a house in St Matthews. The 30-year-old man was arrested after another man was threatened with a firearm. Armed police carried […]

6 months ago
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