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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.

Couple found dead in Higher Walton house named

Tricia Livesey and Anthony Tipping A couple found dead at a house in Higher Walton have been named. Police were called at 1.40pm on Saturday (20 November) to a concern for the safety of the […]

3 days ago
Man arrested after two people found dead inside house in Higher Walton

Cann Bridge Street in Higher Walton Pic: Google A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two people were found dead inside a house in Higher Walton. South Ribble Police were called at 1.40pm yesterday […]

7 days ago
Man seen trying car doors on Holland House estate

Cars were tried in the Holland House estate in Bamber Bridge Pic: Google Police have received reports of a man trying to open car doors on the Holland House estate between Bamber Bridge and Walton-le-Dale. The incident occurred last Saturday (13 November), at […]

2 weeks ago
Walton-le-Dale nursing student to compete in World’s Strongest Woman competition

A UCLan nursing student will this week compete in the World’s Strongest Woman competition in Florida. Rebecca Crumpsty, 38, is heading to The Official Strongman Games in Daytona Beach to […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Walton-le-Dale’s F1 Tyres must change shop name says Formula One

Racing giant Formula One has served a Walton-le-Dale tyre shop with trademark papers calling for the shop to change its name. Local entrepreneur Imran Hussain, owner of F1 Tyres Preston […]

1 month ago
New life-saving defibrillators for South Ribble parks and sports facilities

Councillor Mick Titherington with one of the new defibrillators Pic: South Ribble Borough Council Life-saving defibrillators are being installed across South Ribble. Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) will initially be located at 14 different sites – including parks, leisure centres, sports pavilions and playing fields. […]

1 month ago
Black Romans, the first Africans in Lancashire

Historical images of Black people Pic: History Extra Who were the earliest Black settlers in Lancashire? An ancient skeleton of African descent was discovered in East Kent in 1953. The body dated from around 250 AD. The Roman […]

1 month ago
Penwortham high school students take part in ‘Hike to Help’ initiative for St Catherine’s Hospice

Students from Penwortham Girls’ High School raised £2,505 for St Catherine’s Hospice during a charity walk this summer. During the summer term, students and staff raised funds for the Lostock […]

2 months ago
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