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News and information for the area of Cottam in Preston, Lancashire. Part of what’s known as Ingol the area of Cottam was famous once for Cottam Hall and its brickworks, today it’s an area sought after by developers to build new housing on.

Water sports centre being built as part of Ribby Hall Village development

A new lake is being created at Ribby Hall Village A holiday resort on the edge of Preston has been granted permission to expand further. Ribby Hall Village is investing £7million in the Reeds Bay development. A 22-acre site will […]

3 weeks ago
Lib Dem surge causes confusion over who Preston’s ‘political opposition’ now is

The Lib Dems react on securing Cadley ward Pic: Jack Dinsley Preston’s Lib Dem councillors are locked in talks tonight with their Tory counterparts after a surge in support. Liberal Democrats took Cadley, Greyfriars along with Ingol and Cottam to secure […]

2 months ago
Preston West Distributor road scheme given the green light

Route of the Preston Western Distributor A huge new road scheme which will link the West of Preston to the M55 has been given the go-ahead. Work to the Preston West Distributor Scheme is set to […]

2 months ago
Canal side luxury homes being built in Lea

How one of the homes in Lea is due to look These are the luxury homes due to be built on the outskirts of Preston. Developer David Price has seen work start on the six properties. Facing onto the Lancaster Canal […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Motorway closed for five hours after 24 vehicle pile up

The M55 was closed for five hours last night after 24 vehicles collided in the carriageway. A sudden snowstorm led to treacherous driving conditions with several motorists losing control of […]

3 months ago
Preston photographer opens up on emotional shoot to help mum’s overcome body confidence issues

Two of the women pictured in Carolyn's photo series Pic: Red Curl Photography Ahead of Mother’s Day a Preston mum has opened up on body confidence. Carolyn Gibson has put together a short series of portrait photos of ‘Mum Bods’. The photographer from […]

3 months ago
First look inside The Kinder Hub at Cottam

Lisa with the giant climbing frame behind her Pic: Blog Preston A new children’s play area has opened in Cottam. The Kinder Hub is within what was a ‘wacky warehouse’ behind the Ancient Oak pub. Blog Preston’s ‘mini blogger’ was invited […]

4 months ago
Pictures show new children’s play centre opening in Cottam

One of the toddler areas at the Kinder Hub Part of the team behind an Ofsted-rated outstanding nursery in Fulwood have now branched out. Newlands Nursery School in Tower Lane changed ownership last year and now Elaine Cooke and […]

4 months ago
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