Deepdale Articles

Preston City Egg And Spoon Race 2012 Deepdale

Preston's 2012 Guild Egg and Spoon Race

Preston’s 2012 Guild Egg and Spoon race took place in the centre of the city on the 21st of February 2012.  It was organised by Preston City Council and St George’s Shopping Centre and was to promote Preston’s Egg Rolling day on the 9 April 2012. The Egg Rolling fair is an annual event and is [...]

American football club in Deepdale Deepdale

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Young people in Preston have a number of different opportunities to get involved in sport – and if American football is your thing, then Deepdale is where you want to be. The Preston Panthers football club train in Moor Poor every Saturday from 11am and they are now recruiting. We caught up with Stephen Lythgoe, [...]

Highlighted issues for Deepdale Deepdale

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This short film highlights some of the issues discovered by our Deepdale community journalists over the last few months. The video was played ahead of our Deepdale event last Saturday to inform the day’s discussion.

The benefits of community gardens Deepdale


The environmental benifits of community gardens in urban areas are clear, but it’s the benifits to the community as a whole which can make it really worthwhile. We spoke to Chris Taylor from Lancashire Wildlife Trust about how the garden in Deepdale was going.

A friendly face on the streets Deepdale


In January 2003,  Rev Les Issac (Director of the Ascension Trust) took to the streets of London and saw incredible results, including a drop in crime in the area the group was working. Since then over 100 teams of Street Pastors have been set up across the UK.

Being a ‘good neighbour’ can make all the difference Deepdale

Deepdale community events sept 11

This Thursday (1st Sep) and Friday (2nd Sep), SpeakUpPreston will be in Deepdale and St Matthews working alongside a variety of partners promoting saftey in the home and keeping an eye on vulnerable neighbours.