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.

St Catherine’s Hospice to receive special cake for 30th anniversary celebrations

Andrea Ousby will be mixing up a treat for St Catherine's Hospice A Preston hospice is to have a special cake created for its 30th anniversary. April 29 marks the moment when three decades ago St Catherine’s Hospice in Lostock Hall first […]

5 years ago
Preston pensioner phone call scam: Police issue urgent warning after thousands handed over to scammers

Police are warning Preston pensioners to beware of scam phone callers after a spate of incidents since February. Two pensioners handed over thousands of pounds to cold callers who call […]

5 years ago
Postcards from Preston: Looking back at Miller Arcade, Market Place and Walton le Dale

Miller Arcade on the right from when the trams still ran Pic: Preston Digital Archive Take a walk back in time with some tinted postcards from the Preston Digital Archive. They show Preston when it used to have trams running, the splendour of the Miller […]

5 years ago
Preston Christmas bus timetables: Longer hours offered at park and ride sites

Longer park and ride hours are being offered in the run up to Christmas. The last bus from the city centre to the Walton le Dale and Portway park and […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cuerden development: Concerns about ambulance response times if traffic increases

The County Council says Cuerden is a "strategically important site" Ambulance service chiefs have raised concerns about plans for a major new development on the edge of Preston. Cuerden at the end of the M65 where it joins the A6 […]

5 years ago
Capitol Centre changes: Vue Cinema and Frankie and Benny’s restaurant could be demolished

Frankie and Benny's would also be knocked down A major redevelopment of a shopping park on the edge of Preston has been tabled. Owners of the Capitol Centre have applied for permission to demolish the Vue Cinema and […]

5 years ago
Preston Markets plan: Vue Cinemas hints at move as traders meet architects for first time

Vue cinemas says it is committed to a site in Preston The Preston Markets plan could see a cinema relocate to the centre of the city. Vue Cinemas are understood to be in negotiations about a possible move to the Markets […]

5 years ago
Three Preston carers charged after investigation into alleged neglect at care home

The Briarwood Care Home on Todd Lane South Three Preston care workers have been charged following an investigation at a Lostock Hall care home. Indranee Pumbien, 58 of Grosvenor Place, Meghadeven Pumbien, 62 also of Grosvenor Place and […]

5 years ago
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