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.

Winter Ball to support St Catherine’s Hospice returns to Preston

Enjoying the night at the last St Catherine's winter ball Pic: St Catherine's Hospice A winter ball to support St Catherine’s Hospice is back in the run up to Christmas. Hosted at the Imperial Banquesting Suite at St Mary’s Street North the ball raises […]

3 months ago
Man dies in Next at Deepdale Shopping Park

A man has died after collapsing at a shop on a Preston retail park. Preston Police were called to Next at Deepdale Shopping Park at 10.20am on Wednesday (30 August). […]

3 months ago
Pensioner in ‘serious condition’ as man charged with Deepdale assault

St George's Road in Deepdale Pic: Google A pensioner remains in hospital after an assault in Deepdale during Saturday morning. Preston Police have charged Austin Duckworth, 37, with section-18 assault and criminal damage. Officers were called to […]

3 months ago
Deepdale man wanted in connection with strangulation

Brett Albin is wanted by police Pic: Preston Police Police are seeking a man in connection with a non-fatal strangulation. A picture of Brett Albin has been released by Preston Police. The 48-year-old is described as 5’9″, slim and […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Heritage Open Days in Preston 2023: What’s happening and when

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling The history and heritage of Preston is being explored this September as Heritage Open Days return. From exploring the city’s suburbs to going behind the scenes at the waste-collection service […]

4 months ago
Two Wilko stores in Preston face uncertain future

Wilko's store in Friargate Pic: Tony Worrall Two Preston shops face an uncertain future as Wilko appears to be close to entering administration. The homeware retailer has stores in Friargate in Preston city centre and also at […]

4 months ago
Teen girl admits hiding boyfriend’s murder weapon after Raikes Road stabbing

Joshua Boardman The teenage former girlfriend of a murderer has admitted assisting her then boyfriend following the stabbing of a man to death in a case of mistaken identity. Joshua Boardman, now […]

4 months ago
Morrisons in Blackpool Road to become Tesco

Morrisons at the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Morrisons is selling its Blackpool Road store to Tesco. A spokesperson for Morrisons said: “We have agreed to sell our Blackpool Road store in Preston to Tesco. “Morrisons customers are well served in Preston with our popular Riversway store which […]

4 months ago
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