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.

LV and council in no rush to help Walton-le-Dale pensioner with growing sinkhole

The sinkhole. Credit: National World A South Ribble pensioner says she has been left with “nowhere to turn” after a sinkhole appeared in her back garden. Dorothy Rigby, 83, first noticed something was amiss at […]

3 days ago
Tours, cars, farmers markets and more at Hoghton Tower in 2024

Hoghton Tower from the air Hoghton Tower has released its calendar of events for 2024. Visitors can explore the ancient Tower and discover secret passages, priest holes, mysterious wells and deep, dark dungeons, as guides […]

5 days ago
Review: Yew should Treet yourself to a meal at this refurbished Walton-le-Dale gastro pub

Yew Tree smothered chicken This week we paid a visit to The Yew Tree. Situated on Victoria Road in Walton-le-Dale, the website says that it offers “a great range of quality cask ales, world […]

2 weeks ago
Community groups in South Ribble urged to apply for £100,000 fund

The Base II opening event South Ribble’s voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sectors can receive up to £20,000 in funding. With £100,000 available in total, those eligible can apply until 23 February.  The scheme […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement South Ribble Borough Council urges eligible households to claim £500 cost of living grant

South Ribble Borough Council building. Pic: South Ribble Council Funding is available to help support households in South Ribble who are struggling due to the Cost of Living Crisis. Those eligible will receive one-off payments of up to £500 […]

2 weeks ago
Two teenagers charged after incident at Walton-le-Dale Spar

The Spar store on Sandringham Road Two teenagers have been charged after an incident on New Year’s Eve that triggered a significant police response. Officers from Lancashire Constabulary were called to the Spar on Sandringham Road, […]

2 months ago
Car smashed into lamppost in serious London Way crash

A collision on London Way last night A driver was taken to hospital after a collision with a lamppost saw a vehicle sustain serious damage. The crash, reported by police at around 10.45pm last night (December 3), […]

3 months ago
The Yew Tree pub in Walton-le-Dale undergoing complete internal refurbishment

The Yew Tree is currently undergoing a complete internal refurbishment. There is set to be fully refurbished men’s toilets, ladies toilets will be “tidied up”, new carpets, painting and decorating, re-upholstered […]

3 months ago
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