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.

Man charged with theft from TKMaxx at Capitol Centre

The TKMaxx store at the Capitol Centre Pic: Blog Preston A man has been charged after a theft from TKMaxx at the Capitol Centre. South Ribble Police were called to the store during Sunday 19 May. A 26-year-old man was […]

23 hours ago
Appeal for help to find missing Walton-le-Dale man who ‘might be confused’

Michael Weir Police are appealing for help to find a man who is missing from Walton-le-Dale. Update: Police said Michael was found safe and well during Thursday morning Officers say they are […]

6 days ago
Walton-Le-Dale sixth annual tulip festival raises thousands for charity

Matthew (front right) and his team of tulip festival helpers and charity volunteers Lancashire’s own tulip festival in Walton-Le-Dale has raised £2,100 for charity. The longstanding festival bloomed for its sixth year, with hundreds of people arriving at plant nursery Brighter Blooms in […]

2 weeks ago
Leyland housing company invites charities to pitch for funding at ‘Dragon’s Den-style event’

Progress Housing Group colleagues and volunteers at the previous Soup Dragon’s Den A Leyland-based housing company is inviting charities to pitch for funding at a ‘Dragon’s Den-style event’. Progress Housing Group is calling on charities and community groups in the South Ribble […]

4 weeks ago
Preston homecare provider invests thousands for training at new city centre branch

Homecare assistant Zohreh Madani (left) and homecare assistant Kirsten Capstick demonstrating the hoist in the new Care Training Academy at Preston A Preston-based homecare provider has invested thousands of pounds in training at its new branch in the city. Westmorland Homecare’s new branch opened in December last year, providing care to […]

4 weeks ago
Preston man arrested after two burglaries and a theft in Penwortham and Walton-Le-Dale

A man from Preston has been arrested after two burglaries and a theft in the city. Lancashire Police arrested a man on Monday (15 April) after being called from an […]

1 month ago
Hoghton’s new community centre opens its doors

Phyl Barnes and Pauline Thompson cut the ribbon. A new community centre in Hoghton opened its doors last month. Gregson Lane Community Centre, located off Gregson Lane was opened by two residents, Phyl Barnes and Pauline Thompson who […]

1 month ago
Kindness of strangers saves pensioner from Walton-le-Dale sinkhole nobody wanted to fix

The sinkhole in Walton-le-Dale A pensioner from Walton-le-Dale says the kindness of strangers has spared her having to move house after a giant sinkhole opened up in her back garden. As the Local Democracy […]

1 month ago
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