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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.

In pictures: More images show Preston in 1985

More pictures showing how Preston looked nearly 30 years ago have emerged. Retrieved by Preston’s Digital Archive the images from Ian Thacker show the Docklands, early student accommodation and a […]

5 years ago
Missing Preston teenager Shanice Romanienko found

A teenager who had not been seen since Tuesday has been found. Shanice Romanienko has been found safe and well according to Lancashire Police and is back home in Bamber […]

5 years ago
Nine kilometre electricity cable to be laid from Hoghton to Bamber Bridge

Electricity North West engineers A major upgrade of the electricity network across the south of Preston has begun. Electricity North West are pumping £1.7 million into installing a nine kilmetre underground cable between Hoghton […]

5 years ago
Police hunt fireworks thieves who stole 160 “potentially lethal” fireworks

Type of fireworks stolen from an address in Preston Fireworks worth £10,000 and classed as “potentially lethal” have been stolen from the Preston area. Preston Police say 160 fireworks were stolen between 9.30pm on Tuesday and 7.30am on Wednesday. […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lostock Hall murder: Jason Taylor charged with murder of Adam Wilson

Adam Wilson died following a stab wound to the leg A 21 year old man has been charged with the murder of Adam Wilson in Lostock Hall. Jason Taylor of Westfield, Lostock Hall, is due to appear before Preston Magistrates […]

5 years ago
Lostock Hall murder: Second man hunted as police confirm Adam Wilson died from stab wound

A murder investigation is underway after Adam Wilson, 25, was found with a serious knife injury to his leg at a house in Lostock Hall. Police and ambulance crews were […]

5 years ago
Lostock Hall murder: 21 year old man arrested after incident leaves man dead

A man has died after a disturbance in Lostock Hall near Preston. Lancashire Police were called to a property on Albrighton Close on Monday around 11pm. A 25 year old […]

5 years ago
Watch as man skinny dips in the River Ribble

The man in the River Ribble Video footage has emerged showing a man going for a dip in the River Ribble. Early on Monday morning concerned Preston residents spotted the man appearing to bathe himself in […]

5 years ago
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