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

Fundraiser set up in memory of footballer Christian Mbulu who died in Cottam

A fundraiser has been set up in memory of footballer Christian Mbulu, who died at his home in Cottam last week (Tuesday May 26). Mbulu, 23, was a defender for […]

16 hours ago
Cottam photographer snaps a scarecrow wedding

Somewhere in a field in Cottam Pic: Rob Georgeson Scarecrows have been lining the streets of Cottam in the past week to raise funds for charity. And two of the straw-stuffed creatures where whisked off to get hitched. Rob […]

3 days ago
Tributes to popular footballer Christian Mbulu who died at home in Cottam

Tributes have been paid to a footballer who was found dead at his home in Cottam yesterday. Christian Mbulu, 23, signed for Morecambe FC in January and had previously played […]

7 days ago
Aerial pictures show Preston Western Distributor progress

One of the new bridges over the canal for the new road Pic: Stephen Young/LCC New aerial pictures show the work progressing on the latest new road for Preston. The Preston Western Distributor will link the M55, from a new motorway junction, down to the […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man arrested after pitchfork incident in Ingol

A man has been arrested after armed police flooded an Ingol street after a man was found with a pitchfork. Officers cordoned off Dovedale Avenue shortly after 8am this morning […]

2 weeks ago
Armed police and negotiators in Ingol after man found with pitchfork and knife

Armed police have cordoned off an area of Dovedale Avenue, Ingol, after a man with a sword was seen in the street. Officers were called to the incident shortly after […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Western Distributor works to shut part of Bartle Lane for two years

Bartle Lane will shut at its junction with Lea Lane Pic: Google A section of road between Lea and Cottam is to be shut for two years. Bartle Lane, at its junction with Lea Lane, is being closed off by Lancashire County […]

2 weeks ago
Household waste centres at Ingol and Farington reopen on Friday

Entrance to the tip at Ingol off Tom Benson Way Pic: Google Household waste disposal centres in Ingol and Farington will reopen on Friday May 15 but there will be a number of restrictions in place. Anyone wishing to use the sites […]

3 weeks ago
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