News and information about the area of Preston known as Ingol. It includes the smaller areas of Tanterton and Cottam.

Maxy House Farm housing plans due to be approved

Maxy House Farm would be demolished under the plans A major new housing development in Preston’s North West ‘Garden City’ looks set for approval. Up to 230 homes could be built on farmland in Cottam. Andrew Bradshaw has applied […]

7 months ago
Toni Chippendale jailed for conning pensioner she cared for

Mr Cooke was duped by his carer Toni Chippendale A woman who cared for an elderly man ‘breached her position of trust’ and conned him out of tens of thousands of pounds. Toni Chippendale, 56, of Whitby Avenue, Ingol, […]

7 months ago
Butterflies to be painted by Preston schools for Armed Forces Day

Kids begin the painting of the butterflies A mile of butterflies are to be painted by schools across Preston ahead of Armed Forces Day. Almost 2,000 youngsters are epected to contribute to a special arts installation for the […]

7 months ago
Preston Western Distributor plans move to next stage for major new road

Route of the Preston Western Distributor The route of a major new road to the west of Preston has been confirmed, as plans are officially lodged by Lancashire County Council. Preston’s Western Distributor, linking the M55 […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Builder avoids jail after drunken punch up at Ingol wedding

Preston Crown Court Pic: Tony Worrall A wedding guest was left with a broken nose after he was accused of flirting with another man’s girlfriend. Builder Ryan Mulliner, 22, from Preston, was told he was lucky […]

8 months ago
Why was there a plane circling over Preston?

A Cessna was flying low over Preston late on Saturday night Pic: Wikimedia Commons A plane circling over the North West edge of Preston late on Saturday night caused alarm. The private Cessna 208b was doing loops in the Lea and Ingol area. Listed […]

8 months ago
Ingol community cinema opening delayed

Tanterton Community Centre has not been open and used as much as residents would like Pic: Google The opening of a community cinema in Ingol has been delayed as it needs more equipment. Tanterton Village Centre is due to become a picture house with screenings on Saturdays […]

8 months ago
Street 24-7 to tell story of Preston’s homeless

A spot where people sleep rough by the old Odeon cinema in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall An amateur documentary maker in Preston has spent two weeks discovering what life is like for those on the city’s streets. Shane King is to tell the stories of rough […]

8 months ago
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