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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.

How Preston man defied heart illness to become medal-winning athlete

Gary Still competed for Team GB in Malaga Gary Still competed for Team GB in Malaga A Preston man who had a heart transplant has become a world champion athlete – just 18 months after being confined to […]

3 weeks ago
Gap Outlet in Preston displays a closing sign

The Gap Outlet at Preston’s Capitol Centre looks ready to close with a sign in the window telling customers “This store will be closing on August 5 2017.” The store, […]

4 weeks ago
Ashbridge Independent School and Nursery receives outstanding rating

    Ashbridge Independent School and Nursery, in Hutton, has received an ‘outstanding’ rating in every area by the Independent Schools Inspectorate. The nursery was inspected for educational quality in the […]

1 month ago
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 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

3 months 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 […]

3 months 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 […]

3 months ago
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 […]

5 months ago
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