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

Husband and wife abandon retirement to take over Cottam Post Office

Sheela and Gary Harper A husband and wife have abandoned their retirement to take over a suburban Preston post office that was thrown a lifeline by the parish council for the area it serves. […]

5 days ago
Santos and family came from Cameroon with nothing and now football in Preston has given them hope and safety

Kedrin, nine, has made friends and settled thanks to the Sir Tom Finney Soccer Club Pic: Santos Chrysantus There are currently over 360,000 asylum seekers and refugees in the UK, but what is life like once they have finally obtained permission to stay in this country? We met […]

7 days ago
Man fails to overturn sentence after neglected horse put to sleep

Tiny A horse owner has lost his appeal after he was found guilty of failing to seek adequate treatment for his horse’s ulcerated legs which ultimately led to the horse being […]

1 week ago
Intact Community Centre receives vital grant to help some of city’s most vulnerable

The Intact Community Centre in Ingol has received more than £60,000 in funding. The centre has been given £61,108 from the Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund by TheNational Lottery […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Enormous crowd enjoys Tippings Christmas lights switch on at Cottam

The sea of people at the Cottam lights switch on as seen from the switch on stage Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation An enormous crowd turned out for the switching on of a Preston Christmas tradition. The Tippings family house in Cottam has become a mecca for festive fans over the last […]

2 weeks ago
New jewellers opens in former George Banks in Preston city centre

G&M Goldsmiths exterior A new jewellers is open in what was George Banks in Preston city centre. G and M Goldsmiths is run by Gary and Michelle Shaw from Cottam. Gary was formerly […]

2 weeks ago
Housing estate near new dual carriageway fails at first hurdle

Proposed Sidgreaves Lane houses Embryonic plans to build a small housing estate in a rural part of Preston have fallen at the first hurdle – despite the wider area becoming rapidly more built up. […]

3 weeks ago
Tippings’ Christmas Lights switch on in Cottam planned for late November

The Tipping's family's Christmas lights have become a festive tradition in the city and they are being turned on during a special switch on ceremony this year.

4 weeks ago
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