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.

Man found guilty of murdering his parents in their Higher Walton home

Lee Tipping A man has been found guilty of murdering his parents in their Higher Walton home. A jury at Preston Crown Court today (Thursday 30 June) found Lee Tipping, 36, guilty […]

9 hours ago
Capitol Centre bucket fundraiser raises money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling A bucket collection in Capitol Centre’s Waitrose raised £230 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The collection took place on Friday 10th June and was held by a group of volunteers. The […]

1 week ago
South Ribble residents invited to have their say on plans to improve Biodiversity

Residents of South Ribble are being given the opportunity to have their say on ambitious plans to conserve and enhance biodiversity in the Borough. South Ribble Borough Council has published […]

1 month ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications week beginning May 9

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications registered with South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 9 May. Ref. No: 07/2022/00390/TCA  Notification of works to a tree in a Conservation Area: Silver Birch […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police appeal after motorcyclist dies and passenger left with ‘serious injuries’ in Walton-le-Dale crash

A motorcyclist has died and his pillion passenger has serious injuries following a collision in Walton-le-Dale. The incident occurred at around 7.20pm yesterday (Sunday 24 April) at the junction of […]

2 months ago
Walton-le-Dale tulip weekend raises £525 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Rosemere Cancer Foundation has received a donation of £525 from a spring-themed fundraising event. Matthew Smith who owns Walton-le-Dale based Brighter Blooms, raised the money for the charity through his […]

2 months ago
New Penwortham footbridge by River Ribble is open

Penwortham footbridge Pic: Hazel Anderson A new Penwortham footbridge that crosses a stream on the south bank of the River Ribble is open. Work began on the new timber footbridge in February this year. The old […]

2 months ago
‘Act now’ flood warning for River Ribble at Samlesbury

An aerial view of the flooding around Brockholes Pic: Stephen Melling People are being urged to ‘act now’ as land near Samlesbury is set for flooding. Levels are forecast to rise on the River Ribble due to heavy rainfall. Read more: […]

4 months ago
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