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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.

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 weeks 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 […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month 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 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Arrests made after police chase near Capitol Centre

Police officers stop the van near the Capitol Centre Pic: Laura Yates Police officers stop the van near the Capitol Centre Pic: Laura Yates Two men have been arrested after a police pursuit in Walton-le-Dale. Regulars at the Yew Tree pub saw […]

2 months ago
Preston fashion brand The Killing Tree taking it to the world

Models pose in some of The Killing Tree's gear Models pose in some of The Killing Tree’s gear A Preston fashion firm is expanding rapidly after a bumper last 12 months. The Killing Tree Clothing based in Ribbleton Lane […]

3 months ago
Average speed cameras in place on London Road

One of the cameras further up London Road One of the average speed cameras now up in London Road Average speed cameras have gone up on a stretch of a major road into Preston. London Road has three […]

3 months ago
Driver rescued in dramatic Walton-le-Dale crash

The car on its side in Cuerdale Lane A motorist has been rescued from a ditch after crashing in Walton-le-Dale. Cuerdale Lane was closed while emergency services came to the drivers aid during Sunday afternoon. Shortly after 2pm […]

3 months ago
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