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Walton-le-Dale

News and information about the village of Walton-le-Dale. Although not officially part of Preston, Walton-le-Dale is the gateway to the south-eastern side of the city and also contains the Capitol Retail Park.

General Election 2017 candidates for South Ribble

Ballot Box Confirmation has been given of who will be standing for South Ribble in the general election. Thursday 8 June sees the United Kingdom go to the polls in a snap […]

2 weeks ago
Men with axe and ski mask in two robberies minutes apart

Generic image from the Old Tram Road Police are appealing for information following two robberies which occurred in Preston last week. The first incident occurred at around 5.30pm on Thursday (May […]

1 month ago
Here’s what former Tesco Homeplus store is becoming

Work is ongoing to refurbish the former Tesco store Work is ongoing to refurbish the former Tesco store A store which has been empty for two years at a Preston retail park is to re-open. The former Tesco Homeplus […]

1 month ago
Toxic giant hogweed found by the River Ribble

Poster has been put up warning those out on a walk by the Ribble Poster has been put up warning those out on a walk by the Ribble Walkers and joggers are being warned about a dangerous plant on the banks of the River […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston insurance fraud gang snared after complex police probe

The six men were sentenced for defrauding insurance firms of £426,000 Insurance fraudsters from Preston have been jailed after fake car insurance and medical insurance claims – totalling more than […]

3 months ago
Average speed cameras in London Road to be turned on

Average speed camera in London Road Average speed camera in London Road When the average speed cameras are being switched on in London Road has been confirmed. The first of eight sites across Lancashire is to […]

3 months ago
Flood alert issued for River Ribble and Darwen at Preston

Preston skyline in the background, with flooded Walton le Dale in foreground Pic: Hamza Asmal Preston skyline in the background, with flooded Walton le Dale in foreground during the Boxing Day floods Pic: Hamza Asmal A flood alert has been issued covering Walton-le-Dale and other […]

3 months ago
Vehicle used to help young disabled child in Bamber Bridge has tyres slashed

A slashed tyre Pic: wellnitzt A slashed tyre Pic: wellnitzt Police are investigating what they have branded a ‘distasteful’ act of vandalism in Bamber Bridge. A vehicle belonging to one homeowner has seen its tyres […]

4 months ago
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