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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.

Walton-le-Dale nursery launches new ‘River School’ facility

The refurbished former fishing vessel, Ardent A Walton-le-Dale nursery has launched a River School. Children at Ashbridge on Ribble Day Nursery will be able to learn through play inside a refurbished former fishing vessel, and outside […]

3 weeks ago
Deaths from coronavirus in each Preston, South Ribble and Chorley neighbourhood revealed

A map showing how many people have died from coronavirus in each electoral ward has been updated. The total number of people to have died from coronavirus in Preston, South […]

4 weeks ago
Maps show areas of Preston and South Ribble most at flood risk as first stage of Ribble defences scheme begins

Maps showing the areas in Preston and South Ribble which could be worst-hit by flooding have been released as the latest flood-defences work takes place. The Environment Agency is starting […]

1 month ago
New link road between Penwortham and Walton-le-Dale ‘just weeks away’

A new toucan crossing is all that stands between a new link road opening in South Ribble. The Cross-Borough Link Road which runs between The Cawsey in Penwortham and Carrwood […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Coronavirus deaths revealed by postcode as confirmed Covid-19 deaths rise to 71 in Preston and South Ribble

The drive-through coronavirus testing facility at Preston's College Pic: StePNE The number of confirmed deaths from Coronavirus in each district of Preston and South Ribble has been revealed. Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show a total of […]

2 months ago
Young Charlotte fundraising for Rosemere with 26 activities for the 2.6 Challenge

Charlotte Price A seven-year-old girl from Walton-le-Dale is taking the 2.6 Challenge to the extreme by completing not one but 26 activities to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Charlotte Price is […]

2 months ago
Environment Agency plan first stage of flood defences work on River Ribble and River Darwen at Preston

The River Ribble broke its banks during both Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis this winter Pic: Tony Worrall Work from the Environment Agency is to begin in late April in Preston and South Ribble. Major flood defences are being proposed along the River Ribble and ground investigation works […]

3 months ago
New flood alerts in place for areas around the River Ribble

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown The Environment Agency has issued new flood alerts for Monday as rising river levels put parts of Preston and South Ribble at risk. Low lying land and roads in Higher […]

5 months ago
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