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.

Corrie’s Antony Cotton visits Walton-le-Dale to support Armed Forces bus tour

Corrie’s Antony Cotton visited a supermarket in Walton-le-Dale in June to support a bus tour led by a military charity for wounded, sick and injured personnel. In celebration of Her […]

17 hours ago
Police ‘really worried’ about missing man last seen in Preston

Ian Thompson Police are appealing for help to find a missing man last seen near Preston. Officers had last week asked for the public’s help in finding Ian Thompson from Blackburn. They […]

2 days ago
Man found guilty of murdering his parents in their Higher Walton home

Lee Tipping A man has been found guilty of murdering his parents in their Higher Walton home. A jury at Preston Crown Court today (Thursday 30 June) found Lee Tipping, 36, guilty […]

6 days ago
Capitol Centre bucket fundraiser raises money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling A bucket collection in Capitol Centre’s Waitrose raised £230 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The collection took place on Friday 10th June and was held by a group of volunteers. The […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement South Ribble residents invited to have their say on plans to improve Biodiversity

Residents of South Ribble are being given the opportunity to have their say on ambitious plans to conserve and enhance biodiversity in the Borough. South Ribble Borough Council has published […]

1 month ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications week beginning May 9

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications registered with South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 9 May. Ref. No: 07/2022/00390/TCA  Notification of works to a tree in a Conservation Area: Silver Birch […]

2 months ago
Police appeal after motorcyclist dies and passenger left with ‘serious injuries’ in Walton-le-Dale crash

A motorcyclist has died and his pillion passenger has serious injuries following a collision in Walton-le-Dale. The incident occurred at around 7.20pm yesterday (Sunday 24 April) at the junction of […]

2 months ago
Walton-le-Dale tulip weekend raises £525 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Rosemere Cancer Foundation has received a donation of £525 from a spring-themed fundraising event. Matthew Smith who owns Walton-le-Dale based Brighter Blooms, raised the money for the charity through his […]

3 months ago
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