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.

The Yew Tree pub in Walton-le-Dale undergoing complete internal refurbishment

The Yew Tree is currently undergoing a complete internal refurbishment. There is set to be fully refurbished men’s toilets, ladies toilets will be “tidied up”, new carpets, painting and decorating, re-upholstered […]

2 weeks ago
Review: The Capitol Centre restaurant offering lunch for under a tenner

Bella Maria garlic prawns This week my mother Yvonne, my daughter GZ and I paid a visit to Bella Maria Walton-le-Dale‘s Capitol Centre for lunch. It was the first time any of us had eaten there, […]

2 months ago
Preston flood warnings withdrawn as mini heatwave arrives

The River Ribble in flood at the Tickled Trout on Friday Pic: Angie Worrall Friday saw flood alerts and warnings issued for the River Ribble across Preston but the river levels have dropped considerably as the Environment Agency withdraw the warnings.

2 months ago
Lostock Hall fitness coach follows calling in life to launch DoTheWorkHQ

Dale Wallace Lostock Hall fitness coach Dale Wallace has struck out alone to launch his DoTheWorkHQ. 32-year-old Dale has worked in the fitness industry his whole career, since qualifying in 2009. During […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement River Ribble flood warnings issued covering Ribchester, Samlesbury and Walton-le-Dale

River Ribble running high at Penwortham Pic: Rob Randell The flood warning - the second-highest alert level - covers three sections of the River Ribble close to and at Preston as the Environment Agency monitor river levels very closely and expect flooding.

2 months ago
Walton-le-Dale fish and chip shop crowned best in Lancashire

A small fish and chips at The Contented Sole Pic: Contended Sole/Facebook A fish and chip shop in Walton-le-Dale has been crowned the best in Lancashire. The Contented Sole Fish and Chips in Hennel Lane scooped the prize at the England Business […]

2 months ago
Man and two teenagers charged following Higher Walton high value car theft

Blue light from a police car Pic: South Ribble Police A man and two teenagers have been charged after a burglary in Higher Walton in which a high-value car was stolen. The burglary took place on 17 August, and the trio […]

3 months ago
Man and two teenage boys arrested after Higher Walton ‘high value car’ taken

Police say they have arrested two teenagers and a man in connection with the theft of a high value car in Higher Walton. South Ribble Police say an 18-year-old man […]

3 months ago
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