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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.

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 […]

2 weeks 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 […]

3 weeks ago
How these deserving Preston causes will benefit from local shoppers

The Space Centre in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Paul Melling A dozen deserving local causes are set to receive funding whenever people go shopping over the next year, thanks to the Co-op Local Community Fund. The Co-op recently welcomed the […]

3 weeks ago
Residents’ safety fears as Cross Borough Link Road is set to open

Work on The Cawsey, off Leyland Road Pic: Central Lancashire Plannezine Residents have said they are concerned about the safety of a new road linking Penwortham to Walton-le-Dale when it opens next week. The Cross Borough Link Road, which runs between […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Appeal for CCTV footage in search for missing Ribbleton woman Brenda Wignall

Brenda Wignall Police are continuing to appeal for help to trace Brenda Wignall, who is missing from home in Preston. Brenda, 58, has not been seen since the early hours of Friday […]

2 months ago
Concern for missing Ribbleton woman Brenda Wignall

Brenda Wignall Police are concerned for the welfare of a woman who is mssing from home in Ribbleton. Brenda Wignall, 58, was last seen in the Marl Hill Crescent area at around […]

2 months ago
Residents and businesses invited to share their views on the Flood Risk Management Scheme

The Ribble in flood down at the Bullnose on Boxing Day Pic: Roger Goodwin Residents and businesses are invited to attend a number of events hosted by the Environment Agency to share their views on the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. […]

2 months ago
Men charged with burglary after Penwortham break-ins

Two men have been charged with burglary following a number of break-ins in Penwortham. On Friday afternoon, officers attended two separate reports of burglaries at homes in Valley Road and […]

2 months ago
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