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.

Police warning after spate of car thefts across Preston and South Ribble

Police are reminding residents in Preston and South Ribble to secure their property after nine vehicles in Lostock Hall and Walton-le-Dale and four in Penwortham were broken into overnight (April […]

4 months ago
Pictures show River Ribble bursting banks as flood warnings in force

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby Flood warnings remain in force for the River Ribble at Preston as the river begins to burst its banks. Two sections of the river are rising rapidly following heavy rain […]

5 months ago
Two River Ribble flood warnings as Storm Hannah lashes the city

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown Two flood warnings are in force saying ‘flooding is expected’ from the River Ribble. The Environment Agency has two sections of the river at Preston under floodwatch. Heavy rainfall from […]

5 months ago
Pictures from above show The Sirloin pub fire

The Sirloin Preston caught fire, drone units snapped the scale of the fire Pic: Chris Rainford/LFRS Drone Unit Aerial pictures show the scale of a fire which ripped through a pub and restaurant near Preston. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service had more than 50 firefighters at The Sirloin […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police hunt two men who fled Audi in fatal M61 crash

Lancashire Police are trying to find the identities of two men who fled the scene after a collision on the M61 in which a 12-year-old girl died. Ebony Gould, from […]

7 months ago
Penwortham and Walton-le-Dale link road work pushes ahead

Work on The Cawsey, off Leyland Road Pic: Central Lancashire Plannezine Penwortham and Walton-le-Dale are expected to be linked by road by Easter. The Cawsey Cut, or Cross Borough Link Road, is being worked on to unlock quicker travel between the […]

7 months ago
Hero police officer saves woman on London Road bridge

The woman had been going to jump from the side of the bridge on the A6 at Walton-le-Dale into the River Ribble Pic: 70023venus2009 A police officer grabbed a woman seconds before she was about to jump into the River Ribble. Preston Police said an officer jumped from his moving vehicle in the early […]

7 months ago
Drink-driver arrested after Hoghton Lane crash

The scene in Hoghton Lane Pic: LancsRoadPolice The scene in Hoghton Lane Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police were called after a car crash on the evening of Christmas Day. Preston Police attended a crash where the driver of a […]

8 months ago
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