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 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 […]

6 months ago
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 […]

6 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

7 months ago
Four Preston teenagers head for World Scout Jamboree

William, Abbey, Emily and Lydia will represent Preston in South Korea Pic: Preston & District Scouts Four young people from Preston are heading off to South Korea for the World Scout Jamboree. Setting off from Deepdale Stadium at 6am on Saturday (29 July) they are part […]

7 months ago
Former social club near HMP Preston to become cafe and car wash

A disused social club in Preston is to be turned into a cafĂ© and car wash after getting the green light from planning officials. Part of the former Jubilee Club […]

7 months ago
IKEA opens new store at Deepdale Trade Park

IKEA Preston co-workers and Councillor David Borrow The new IKEA has opened at Deepdale Trade Park. The Plan and Order Point – which is a smaller store dedicated to kitchen and bedroom planning – opened yesterday (Monday […]

7 months ago
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