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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.

Longridge and South Ribble are not included in the Preston local lockdown

A woman having a coronavirus test After the announcement today of a government enforced local lockdown from midnight, many people in and around Preston are concerned about whether the lockdown will affect their household. The local […]

2 months ago
Ingol councillor expresses concerns over COVID test and trace system

Councillor Neil Darby Councillor Neil Darby, of Ingol and Cottam Ward, has called out “continued government blunders” for undermining the UK’s test and trace system at a time when public trust is essential.  […]

2 months ago
Cottam play centre hit with uncertainty as lockdown keeps doors closed

Soft play area in Kinder Hub, Cottam The Kinder Hub play area is considering its options after Covid-19 guidelines have forced it to stay closed. The play, learning and development centre situated in Cottam is unable to […]

2 months ago
Keep bee-dy eyed on walks as family hides hundreds of bees around Preston

Niamh showing off some of her hand painted bees. A Tanterton family have been as busy as bees during lockdown, hiding motivational hand-painted bees around Preston. The bees are painted on to rocks and wood slices with some including […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement RAF plane spotted above Preston in unexpected flyover

A400M was seen flying over the skies of Preston this morning. Preston residents were treated with an unexpected flyover today (June 22) by an RAF aircraft. The A400M Atlas aircraft flew over the city several times this morning to the delight […]

3 months ago
Cottam scarecrows raise community spirits during lockdown

Scarecrow medic Pic: Tony Worrall A scarecrow event has raised the Cottam community’s spirits during lockdown. The week-long event, which was organised by Wendy Hebblethwaite and Helen Greenhalgh, saw over 100 homemade scarecrows displayed outside […]

4 months ago
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 […]

4 months 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 […]

4 months ago
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