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.

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 days ago
Average speed cameras to be introduced on two Preston roads

How the average speed cameras look Two notorious accident black-spots in Preston are to have average speed cameras introduced. Brockholes Brow where Rachel Marie Murphy and Shelby Maher died and London Road where biker Robert Symonowicz […]

1 week ago
Reece Hodgson jailed for sex offences against teenage girls

Reece Hodgson A man who groomed teenage girls before sexual assaulting them has been jailed. Reece Hodgson, 19, was sentenced to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty to five counts of […]

4 weeks ago
Horrifying moment Preston roofer is balanced on metal pole 90 FEET up

Officers workers took pictures and reported the roofer Pic: Manchester Evening News A Preston roofer has been criticised by a judge for a moment of ‘breathtaking stupidity’. David Mulholland, 25, was working on a new hotel in Manchester city centre when he […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston supermarket Christmas and New Year opening hours 2016

Morrisons at Preston Docklands There’s relatives coming round for Boxing Day, you’re relaxing on the sofa and then the fear strikes. We don’t have enough soft drinks. Or prosecco. Hang on a minute, there’s […]

1 month ago
Arrest made in Walton-le-Dale robbery investigation

Two men seen walking after the incident at Londis Police have made an arrest as an investigation into a robbery in Walton-le-Dale continues. A 38-year-old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of robbery following the incident at […]

1 month ago
Shopping for a sofa – how you could end up with a cat!

Playful Delilah on the sofa A Preston furniture store is urging its customers to adopt a cat while shopping for their lounges. Life-size images of cats from the Lancashire Cat Rescue are to adorn the […]

2 months ago
Watch CCTV footage released after shop robbery in Bamber Bridge

Two men seen walking after the incident at Londis Police are appealing to trace two men after a robbery at a Bamber Bridge shop on Sunday night. Footage shows two men near Severn Drive, off Duddle Lane, following the […]

2 months ago
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