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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.

The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley to have had positive coronavirus tests in the last week

The number of positive tests for coronavirus has risen across Preston, South Ribble and Chorley. Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to only obtain a test if they […]

3 days ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 29 to September 4

Hugh Carthy riding in the 2018 Tour of Britain Pic: Geof Sheppard A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. Fulwood and Walton-le-Dale saw the closure and opening of coronavirus testing centres, and The Living City project launched its […]

2 weeks ago
Coronavirus testing site closes in Fulwood as new facility opens in Walton-le-Dale

Preston's College Pic: @GentryPNE A drive-through coronavirus testing site is open at Walton-le-Dale Park and Ride. The facility opened on Saturday (29 August) and will continue to operate for the foreseeable future. Testing will be […]

3 weeks ago
Coronavirus cases rise as Penwortham, Lostock Hall, Bamber Bridge and Walton-le-Dale are warned to take steps to prevent a local lockdown

South Ribble’s coronavirus daily rate of infection has increased. There have been 21 cases in the last 14 days, spread across different wards in low numbers. This comes after neighbouring […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Longridge and South Ribble are not included in the Preston local lockdown

A woman having a coronavirus test After the announcement today of a government enforced local lockdown from midnight, many people in and around Preston are concerned about whether the lockdown will affect their household. The local […]

1 month ago
The Cawsey Link Road is now open

The Cawsey Link Road, which connects Penwortham to Walton-le-Dale, is finally open. The road, which has been beset by delays, connects Carrwood Road to The Cawsey and has been built […]

2 months ago
Bamber Bridge construction firm raising awareness of high suicide rate in the industry

Neil Conlon Bamber Bridge firm Conlon Construction is looking to raise awareness of high suicide rates in the industry through a new partnership with mental health charity Lancashire Mind. Conlon Construction has […]

2 months ago
Over £200k pledged to replace Penwortham footbridge damaged by Storm Ciara

Remnants of the bridge after Storm Ciara Pic: Martin Bleasdale Over £200,000 has been set aside to replace a Penwortham footbridge that was damaged and demolished following Storm Ciara. Lancashire County Council has pledged £201,250 as part of a major […]

2 months ago
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