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.

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 […]

5 days 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 […]

1 week 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 weeks 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 […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Watch as Preston boy is surprised with trip of a lifetime from online golfing community

Josh after he found out he's going to Florida A Walton-le-Dale boy is going on a surprise trip to the USA thanks to an online golfing community. Josh Bell, who has become something of a superstar in the #golfmates […]

3 weeks ago
Family friendly places to visit on a rainy day in Preston

We all know it’s much easier to entertain the kids when the sun is shining. Unfortunately, August is turning out to be a bit of a washout. Luckily for us, […]

2 months ago
Flood alerts withdrawn for Preston and Lancashire

Brighter weather is on the way to Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Flood alerts and warnings for Preston have been stood down. The Environment Agency has withdrawn flood alerts which covered the Lower River Ribble and River Darwen. A flood warning for […]

3 months ago
Firefighters rescue dog walkers and dog from the River Ribble at Preston

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Paul Melling Fire crews had to go to the rescue of dog walkers during Sunday (28 July) afternoon. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent five crews and a water incident unit to […]

3 months ago
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