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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.

Preston Western Distributor road to host 5k and 10k races

The Rotary Club of Preston Guild will this October hold 5 and 10k races along the new Western Distributor Road to mark its opening. The club organised the run along […]

3 weeks ago
Councillor Neil Darby welcomed as Preston’s 694th Mayor at just 34 years old

The new Mayor of Preston, Councillor Neil Darby The city of Preston has formally welcomed Councillor Neil Darby as its 694th Mayor. Councillor Darby is one of the youngest to hold the role, as far as records show, at […]

1 month ago
Green light for Cottam Brickworks plan despite no payment for affordable housing or education

The planned retail and leisure development at the former Cottam Brickworks site has been given the go ahead despite no developer contributions to affordable housing or education places. The application […]

2 months ago
Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cottam man signs up to extreme tough mudder event for cancer charity

Cottam’s Nathan Logsdon has signed up to take part in an extreme tough mudder event to raise money for the charity that supported him during his cancer treatment. Nathan, aged […]

3 months ago
Ashton residents complain about ‘disgusting’ state of Lancaster Canal

Ashton-on-Ribble locals have taken to social media to complain about the state of the Lancaster Canal. Residents in Shelley Road, which backs on to the end of the canal near Aqueduct […]

3 months ago
Cottam, Lea and Ribchester roadworks to affect Preston Bus services

A number of bus services will charge passengers more Pic: Mike McNiven A number of roadworks are taking place in the coming weeks which will have an impact on the bus service. Roadworks and bus stop closures will have an effect on […]

4 months ago
Cottam’s Hoyles Lane closed for reconstruction works with buses diverted

Cottam’s Hoyles Lane has this week closed for ongoing reconstruction works to the junction with Sandy Lane. Lancashire County Council began the works on Saturday 12 February, and they will […]

4 months ago
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