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 threatened with knife inside his own home in Walton-le-Dale

Police have released pictures of people they want to speak to after a knifepoint robbery in Walton-le-Dale. Update: Police say a girl and two men have been traced following their […]

2 months ago
Park and ride prices rise at Walton-le-Dale

A number of bus services will charge passengers more Pic: Mike McNiven The price of a park and ride is increasing Pic: Mike McNiven The cost of using park and ride services in Preston has risen. Lancashire County Council issued updated prices […]

3 months ago
These workmates have cycled the Guild Wheel for St Catherine’s Hospice

A Preston man has rounded up his workmates and cycled the Guild Wheel for a great cause. Lewis Worden, who lives in Walton-le-Dale with his wife Naadia, assembled his Openreach colleagues […]

3 months ago
Brockholes Brow crash families respond to Mohmed Patel’s sentence

Shelby Maher Shelby Maher A careless driver who killed two girls while using a mobile phone has been put behind bars. Mohmed Salman Patel, 26, was jailed for six years for the […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement M61 northbound delays at Preston due to car fire

Smoke was seen billowing from the cars at Junction 9 of the M61 Pic: Highways England The damage to cars on the M61 northbound Pic: Highways England Preston’s motorway network ground to a halt again following a car fire on the M61 northbound. Walton Summit was […]

4 months ago
Capitol Centre to see empty unit as Fabb Sofas goes bust

Fabb Sofas took on the former Tesco store Pic: Blog Preston Fabb Sofas has notices on the door saying it has closed with immediate effect Pic: Blog Preston There will be an empty unit again at the Capitol Centre in Walton-le-Dale. […]

5 months ago
Artisan Quarter street food truck launches in Preston city centre

Artisan Qaurter Artisan Quarter is the unique street food truck that has recently launched in Preston City Centre. Delivering an array of fresh, homemade artisan food, this travelling kitchen offers […]

5 months ago
No water in Walton-le-Dale due to Capitol Centre burst water main

Tap water Pic: Olly Clarke Tap water Pic: Olly Clarke A number of households in Walton-le-Dale are waking up this morning to little or no water. United Utilities has engineers at the Capitol Centre retail […]

6 months ago
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