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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.

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 […]

3 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 […]

3 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 […]

3 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, […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement An elderly woman has died in Walton-le-Dale collision

The junction of Duddle Lane and Severn Drive Pic: Google A woman has died following this morning’s collision in Walton-le-Dale. Police confirmed an elderly woman, who was driving a Fiat Panda, suffered serious injuries and was sadly pronounced dead at […]

3 months ago
Serious crash shuts road in Walton-le-Dale

The junction of Duddle Lane and Severn Drive Pic: Google Police have shut a road in Walton-le-Dale due to a crash. Motorists are being advised to avoid the area after a crash at the junction of Duddle Lane and Severen […]

3 months ago
American diner Frankie and Benny’s lives up to poor TripAdvisor reviews

Order placed at Frankie and Benny's in Walton-le-Dale My daughter and I visited Frankie and Benny’s at the Capitol Centre in Preston, as part of a series of visits to the best and worst restaurants in the city*, […]

3 months ago
South Ribble local election results 2019: ward by ward breakdown

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig South Ribble Borough Council saw the council slip into no overall control. Conservatives saw six seats lost and Labour become the largest party. But no party managed to command a […]

4 months ago
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