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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.

New flood alerts in place for areas around the River Ribble

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown The Environment Agency has issued new flood alerts for Monday as rising river levels put parts of Preston and South Ribble at risk. Low lying land and roads in Higher […]

1 month ago
Roads closed, fields flooded and a cancelled concert – Storm Ciara takes its toll on Preston

Preston has battened down the hatches as Storm Ciara battered the region. Five flood warnings are currently in place across Preston. They are: Salmesbury, by the Tickled Trout Higher Walton […]

2 months ago
Walton-le-Dale home raided by masked men in ‘mistaken identity’ burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was targeted by three masked men with bats who searched her home and demanded drugs. Officers say they believe the raid was […]

2 months ago
Preston cinema to provide blankets and slippers to help banish Blue Monday gloom

Cinema-goers in the Vue Cinema recliners The third Monday of January has been dubbed the most miserable day of the year – but one Preston cinema is helping make sure customers have no need to succumb to sadness. […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Real ale pub opens in Walton-le-Dale with a beer named after PNE’s Patrick Bauer

Taps and Wine exterior A new family-run real ale pub has opened in Walton-le-Dale. Taps and Wine Bar was opened in November by locals Sean and Debbie O’Hagan. Bar manager Jack Toner said: “As […]

3 months ago
Cross Borough Link Road opening delayed after safety concerns

The Cross Borough Link Road, which will connect Penwortham to Walton-le-Dale will remain closed to allow safety concerns to be addressed. Lancashire County Council has made an order prohibiting traffic, […]

4 months ago
Preston dad releases debut book inspired by his daughter

Chris with son Max and daughter Lucy A Preston dad has released a debut book inspired by his daughter. The title of Chris Bilsborough’s book – Daddy! I Need You! – was a phrase that stuck after […]

4 months ago
The Park and Ride will be open for the Christmas Lights Switch On and late night shopping

A park and ride service waiting to depart from Jacson Street near the Harris Pic: Malcolm Jones Preston’s Walton le Dale Park and Ride is operating extended hours in the weeks before Christmas. The car park will be open every day throughout December, including Sundays, with the […]

4 months ago
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