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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.

Family friendly places to visit on a rainy day in Preston

We all know it’s much easier to entertain the kids when the sun is shining. Unfortunately, August is turning out to be a bit of a washout. Luckily for us, […]

1 month ago
Flood alerts withdrawn for Preston and Lancashire

Brighter weather is on the way to Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Flood alerts and warnings for Preston have been stood down. The Environment Agency has withdrawn flood alerts which covered the Lower River Ribble and River Darwen. A flood warning for […]

2 months ago
Firefighters rescue dog walkers and dog from the River Ribble at Preston

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Paul Melling Fire crews had to go to the rescue of dog walkers during Sunday (28 July) afternoon. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent five crews and a water incident unit to […]

2 months ago
Flood alert issued for River Ribble and River Darwen at Preston

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby River levels are rising on the Lower River Ribble and River Darwen. A flood alert is in force from the Environment Agency. Update: During Monday morning all flood alerts and […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Christmas is coming five months early at this Preston craft superstore

A Christmas tree in store at Inspirations A Preston craft superstore is already preparing for Christmas, despite it being the middle of summer. Inspirations at the Capitol Centre is holding a free Christmas in July event from […]

2 months ago
Capitol Centre park and ride has a new operator

A park and ride service waiting to depart from Jacson Street near the Harris Pic: Malcolm Jones A city park and ride service is being taken on by a new bus firm. Stagecoach is to operate the Walton-le-Dale park and ride. The car park at the Capitol […]

2 months ago
Aerial picture shows scale of house fire in Hoghton

Aerial view of the fire in Houghton Pic: LFRSdrone Fire crews have spent nearly six hours at the scene of a house fire on the outskirts of Preston. At 2.37pm on Tuesday (2 July) four crews were sent to […]

3 months ago
Open air show of Treasure Island to be performed at Hoghton Tower

Hoghton Tower Open air theatre is coming to Hoghton Tower this summer. Chapterhouse Theatre Company is performing Treasure Island. Marking 20 years of touring the theatre firm is taking up a spot […]

3 months ago
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