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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.

Walton-le-Dale woman sets up successful bespoke furniture business in the midst of lockdown

One of Janette's creations. Pic: Petunia's Attic Janette Bashall founded Petunia’s Attic last summer in the midst of the national lockdown. Her business involves turning second-hand furniture found in charity shops or due to be thrown out […]

2 months ago
Latest figures show many people have received the Covid vaccine in each area of Preston and South Ribble

So far 37% of the UK population have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meaning more than 24 million people across the UK have had their first jab. […]

2 months ago
Cars windows smashed on Chorley Road in Walton-le-Dale

Vandalised cars, Walton-le-Dale. Pic: Shane New Cars were vandalised in Walton-le-Dale during Monday 1st March. The incident took place just before midnight at around 11.52pm on Chorley Road. Read more: Police issue Covid fines and break […]

2 months ago
Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble, ranked lowest to highest by area

Covid-19 cases map to 25 February 2021 New data from the government reveals the areas in Preston and South Ribble with the least Covid-19 cases. Of the 32 areas covered by Blog Preston, Penwortham South recorded the […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plea to fight litter and plastic pollution in the River Darwen at Walton-le-Dale

River Darwen rubbish Pic: Jonathan Hartley Walton-le-Dale residents are asking for action to be taken after becoming tired of increasing levels of litter and plastic pollution in the River Darwen. Residents from the Holland House estate […]

2 months ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 22 February

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 22 February. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Proposed continuation […]

2 months ago
Covid-19 cases dropping in most areas of Preston and South Ribble

Covid-19 cases map to 18 February 2021 The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble continue to see a decrease in cases of Covid-19. Farington, Lea and Marina, and Preston City Centre are among the 22 […]

3 months ago
Anger as Council van is parked over tribute to Ben Smith who died in Bamber Bridge crash

Council van parked over Ben's tribute Pic: Lucie Eaves Family and friends of Ben Smith have expressed their anger after a South Ribble Borough Council van was parked over a tribute to the 20-year-old, who died in a collision […]

3 months ago
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