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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.

Christmas is coming five months early at this Preston craft superstore

A Christmas tree in store at Inspirations A Preston craft superstore is already preparing for Christmas, despite it being the middle of summer. Inspirations at the Capitol Centre is holding a free Christmas in July event from […]

3 days ago
Capitol Centre park and ride has a new operator

A park and ride service waiting to depart from Jacson Street near the Harris Pic: Malcolm Jones A city park and ride service is being taken on by a new bus firm. Stagecoach is to operate the Walton-le-Dale park and ride. The car park at the Capitol […]

2 weeks ago
Aerial picture shows scale of house fire in Hoghton

Aerial view of the fire in Houghton Pic: LFRSdrone Fire crews have spent nearly six hours at the scene of a house fire on the outskirts of Preston. At 2.37pm on Tuesday (2 July) four crews were sent to […]

3 weeks ago
Open air show of Treasure Island to be performed at Hoghton Tower

Hoghton Tower Open air theatre is coming to Hoghton Tower this summer. Chapterhouse Theatre Company is performing Treasure Island. Marking 20 years of touring the theatre firm is taking up a spot […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Supercar Showtime at Hoghton Tower a roaring success

Cars on display at Supercar Showtime Pic: Blog Preston Hundreds attended the event despite struggling to get to the venue due to a traffic jam. Cars were parked on the road leading up to the tower with people deciding […]

2 months ago
Motorists trying to visit supercars at Hoghton Tower caught up in traffic jam

An aerial view of Hoghton Tower Pic: Skytech Imagery Drivers trying to make their way to see a supercar show are being caught in delays. Blackburn Road is currently seeing half-an-hour delays due to heavy traffic. Supercar Showtime is […]

2 months ago
Police want to speak to three people after theft of alcohol at Waitrose at the Capitol Centre

Three people are being sought by police after alcohol was taken from Waitrose in the city. Preston Police have released details of a string of thefts in Blackburn and one […]

2 months ago
Tribute to woman, 94, who died in Walton-le-Dale collision

The family of a woman who died in a collision in Walton-le-Dale yesterday have paid tribute to ‘an independent woman who ran off to join the war.’ Connie Sharples, 94, […]

2 months ago
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