Walton-le-Dale man to take to the high seas for Cancer Research UK

A man is taking on the Irish Sea rowing challenge to raise money for Cancer Research UK in memory of his mum.


19 jobs lost at Preston store as furniture retailer Fabb Sofas falls into administration

A sofa retailer with a branch in Preston has gone into administration - resulting in all of the city store's staff being made redundant.
Pam Pennington of Farewell Flowers

Pamela’s tribute to her dad through Farewell Flowers in Walton le Dale

When Pamela Pennington said goodbye to her dad, she said it with flowers.

Kevin Ross and Kerry Wilkinson.

Soon-to-be newlyweds Kerry and Kevin are gearing up for a royally good day of their own

On Saturday millions of people around the world will be tuning into their TVs to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot.
Willow's Force Free Grooming, in Blackpool

The best dog grooming salons in Lancashire

Dogs and their owners have been voting.

Dog grooming

Where are the best dog grooming salons in Lancashire?

Dogs love being pampered and groomed.
Fire crews tackle blaze at Walton-le-Dale business

Fire crews tackle blaze at Walton-le-Dale business

Fire crews spent about three hours battling a fire at a business in Walton-le-Dale last night.

Picture by Lancashire road police

Late night car crash leaves vehicle stranded

The occupants of a moving car had a lucky escape when a crash left their vehicle stranded on its side.
Stonehouse Homes celebrates five years

Stonehouse Homes Estate and Lettings Agency in Walton le Dale marks five years in business

Staff at Stonehouse Homes Estate and Lettings Agency invited clients to join them in celebrating the company’s fifth anniversary.
The shell dug up by workmen in Walton-le-Dale

Homes evacuated after workmen dig up a ‘suspicious device’ near Preston

Residents from 10 homes were evacuated after the discovery of a suspicious device in Walton-le-Dale.

Man is charged with Ben assault

Man is charged with Ben assault

Police have charged a man following an incident in a nightclub 16 months ago which left 29-year-old Ben Pennington from Walton-le-Dale fighting for his life.

Fire crews were called to the incident

Crews called to house fire

Two fire engines from Preston and Bamber Bridge were called to a house fire in Walton-le-Dale.

Photo Neil Cross Jeff McGinty on the empty grit bin.

‘Our new grit bin is no use if it’s empty’

The Winter Olympics have just got underway in South Korea, but they’ve been going on for weeks in South Ribble.

The Capitol Centre Retail Park in Walton-le-Dale.

Multi-million pound face-lift at Capitol Centre Retail Park

One of South Ribble’s premium retail parks has finished its major makeover after landing a multimillion pound refurbishment deal.
Kate Bullen sporting her 'Vegan' tattoo

Kate faces trolls for ‘vegan’ tattoo

​A Preston woman has been attacked by internet trolls for having the word ‘Vegan’ tattooed on her face.

Waltonfest will return this summer to Walton-le-Dale Primary School. Photos: Mik Connor Photograph.

Waltonfest is set to come back 'bigger and better' than before

A South Ribble music festival is following up on last year’s successes by returning to entertain crowds for a second time.

Husband and wife Gavin and Caroline Preston have lost 11 stone between them after joining Slimming World, they are now both class leaders and inspiration to other members.

Couple's 11 stone weight loss an inspiration for others

Sometimes two is better than one, which is certainly a belief that rings true for husband and wife Gavin and Caroline Preston.

Christmas tree

Where is the best place to go for a Christmas tree?

December is nearly upon us, so it's time to think about putting up the tree.
Photo Neil Cross'workplace feature'Fish Insurance'John Garrard

Workplace: The Preston insurance firm with a very unique net

It was a special client request which led high street broker Mike Fish to set up a new unique business in Preston nearly four decades ago.

Police want to speak with Piotr Wroblewski.

Man wanted in connection with South Ribble burglary

Police are appealing for information about a 33-year-old man in connection with a burglary in Walton-le-Dale.

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