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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.

Tribute to woman, 94, who died in Walton-le-Dale collision

The family of a woman who died in a collision in Walton-le-Dale yesterday have paid tribute to ‘an independent woman who ran off to join the war.’ Connie Sharples, 94, […]

1 week ago
An elderly woman has died in Walton-le-Dale collision

The junction of Duddle Lane and Severn Drive Pic: Google A woman has died following this morning’s collision in Walton-le-Dale. Police confirmed an elderly woman, who was driving a Fiat Panda, suffered serious injuries and was sadly pronounced dead at […]

1 week ago
Serious crash shuts road in Walton-le-Dale

The junction of Duddle Lane and Severn Drive Pic: Google Police have shut a road in Walton-le-Dale due to a crash. Motorists are being advised to avoid the area after a crash at the junction of Duddle Lane and Severen […]

1 week ago
American diner Frankie and Benny’s lives up to poor TripAdvisor reviews

Order placed at Frankie and Benny's in Walton-le-Dale My daughter and I visited Frankie and Benny’s at the Capitol Centre in Preston, as part of a series of visits to the best and worst restaurants in the city*, […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement South Ribble local election results 2019: ward by ward breakdown

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig South Ribble Borough Council saw the council slip into no overall control. Conservatives saw six seats lost and Labour become the largest party. But no party managed to command a […]

3 weeks ago
Police warning after spate of car thefts across Preston and South Ribble

Police are reminding residents in Preston and South Ribble to secure their property after nine vehicles in Lostock Hall and Walton-le-Dale and four in Penwortham were broken into overnight (April […]

3 weeks ago
Pictures show River Ribble bursting banks as flood warnings in force

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby Flood warnings remain in force for the River Ribble at Preston as the river begins to burst its banks. Two sections of the river are rising rapidly following heavy rain […]

2 months ago
Two River Ribble flood warnings as Storm Hannah lashes the city

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown Two flood warnings are in force saying ‘flooding is expected’ from the River Ribble. The Environment Agency has two sections of the river at Preston under floodwatch. Heavy rainfall from […]

2 months ago
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