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.

Brockholes Brow crash families respond to Mohmed Patel’s sentence

Shelby Maher Shelby Maher A careless driver who killed two girls while using a mobile phone has been put behind bars. Mohmed Salman Patel, 26, was jailed for six years for the […]

2 weeks ago
M61 northbound delays at Preston due to car fire

Smoke was seen billowing from the cars at Junction 9 of the M61 Pic: Highways England The damage to cars on the M61 northbound Pic: Highways England Preston’s motorway network ground to a halt again following a car fire on the M61 northbound. Walton Summit was […]

2 weeks ago
Capitol Centre to see empty unit as Fabb Sofas goes bust

Fabb Sofas took on the former Tesco store Pic: Blog Preston Fabb Sofas has notices on the door saying it has closed with immediate effect Pic: Blog Preston There will be an empty unit again at the Capitol Centre in Walton-le-Dale. […]

2 months ago
Artisan Quarter street food truck launches in Preston city centre

Artisan Qaurter Artisan Quarter is the unique street food truck that has recently launched in Preston City Centre. Delivering an array of fresh, homemade artisan food, this travelling kitchen offers […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement No water in Walton-le-Dale due to Capitol Centre burst water main

Tap water Pic: Olly Clarke Tap water Pic: Olly Clarke A number of households in Walton-le-Dale are waking up this morning to little or no water. United Utilities has engineers at the Capitol Centre retail […]

3 months ago
Body found in search for missing Kirsty Moyles

Kirsty Moyles A body has been found in the search for a Haighton woman missing since early April. Preston Police said a woman’s body was found in a wooded area at Wolf […]

3 months ago
Firefighters spent three hours tackling Higher Walton takeaway fire

Blackburn Road in Higher Walton Pic: Google Blackburn Road in Higher Walton Pic: Google Firefighters have told how they were hindered battling a fire at a takeaway in Higher Walton. Four crews from Preston, Bamber Bridge, Penwortham […]

3 months ago
Police issue CCTV after pensioner has bank cards taken during burglary

Picture of man released by Lancashire Police in connection with the incident Picture of man released by Lancashire Police in connection with the incident Police have issued CCTV footage of a man wearing a cap they want to speak to. A pensioner […]

4 months ago
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