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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.

Cottam family’s 2019 Christmas lights raised over £14,000 for charity

The Tipping family's festive display 2019 Pic: Crispin Robinson The owners of Cottam’s most Christmassy house have raised over £14,000 for charity with their 2019 Christmas lights display. Each year the Tippings create their must-see display to raise money […]

4 weeks ago
In pictures: How this £182m transport funding bid could transform Preston

Old Tram Bridge - before and after the plans A bid for up to £182m funding has been made to transform transport infrastructure in and around the Preston area.  If granted, the money would be used to improve journeys […]

2 months ago
General election 2019 results for Fylde

Ballot Box Fylde has elected its new MP and it is Mark Menzies. Conservatives hold the seat and have a majority of 16,661 votes compared to 11,805 at the 2017 general election. Menzies has been […]

2 months ago
Cottam’s most Christmassy house is all lit up again

The Tipping family's festive display 2019 Pic: Crispin Robinson You know it’s Christmas when the Tippings turn on their Christmas lights. Around 2,000 people filled Valentine’s Meadow in Cottam to see the annual charity display lit up for another […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cycling charity set up to honour tragic young cyclist rides on

Lewis Balyckyi A cycling charity set up to honour the life of a promising young cyclist is riding from strength to strength. The Lewis Balyckyi Trust Fund was set up in memory […]

3 months ago
The Christmas countdown is on as the Tippings prepare their annual festive display

The countdown is on as the Tipping family make a start on their annual Christmas lights display. The spectacular extravaganza has become a festive must-see with the family decking the […]

3 months ago
Preston City Council’s Deputy Mayor is standing down

Pauline Brown is stepping down as Deputy Mayor Councillor Mrs Pauline Brown will step down as Deputy Mayor of Preston at Council on 19th December. The councillor is standing down in order to focus on her recovery and […]

3 months ago
Arson investigation launched after huge fire in Cottam

Police have launched an investigation after a huge fire destroyed a house in cottam. Fire crews and police officers were called at around 6.05pm to reports a house was on […]

4 months ago
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