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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.

Black Romans, the first Africans in Lancashire

Historical images of Black people Pic: History Extra Who were the earliest Black settlers in Lancashire? While the arrival of Africans in Britain in 1948 on the Windrush is well documented, in fact, an ancient skeleton of African […]

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Penwortham high school students take part in ‘Hike to Help’ initiative for St Catherine’s Hospice

Students from Penwortham Girls’ High School raised £2,505 for St Catherine’s Hospice during a charity walk this summer. During the summer term, students and staff raised funds for the Lostock […]

1 month ago
28-year-old man found after police appeal

South Ribble Police have found 28-year-old John Sadler. Read more: Police appeal to find man with links to Preston who failed to appear in court He was described as 6ft tall, […]

2 months ago
Concert to help fund restoration of stained glass windows at Walton-le-Dale church

Friends of the Church of St Leonard (FOCSL) have announced a special concert to help fund the restoration of the stained glass window in the church. On Saturday 11 September, […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Higher Walton Post Office opens at new location

Higher Walton Post Office has opened in the Premier located at 352 Higher Walton Road. When Postmaster Halima Bhanji stepped down after 29 years’ loyal service to the community, her […]

2 months ago
Preston Vue cinema to screen Oasis Knebworth 1996 this September

Preston’s Vue cinema is screening the rock and roll documentary Oasis Knebworth 1996 this September. On Thursday 23 September and Friday 24 September only, fans new and old can watch the long-awaited documentary […]

2 months ago
Higher Walton Post Office to move to new location

The Post Office is relocating Higher Walton Post Office to a new location. The new Post Office location will be in Premier Store, 352 Higher Walton Road, Higher Walton, PR5 […]

2 months ago
Preston McDonald’s volunteers fundraise £11,000 during district litter pick

Over 100 McDonald’s volunteers have collected rubbish along 47 miles of Lancashire and raised more than £11,000 for charity. Volunteers from 16 restaurants joined forces to clean the distance from […]

4 months ago
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