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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 Christmas lights raised thousands for charity

The family behind the Christmas lights display that dazzles Preston each year have thanked generous visitors. Valentine’s Meadow in Cottam is turned into a winter wonderland by the Tipping family. […]

4 days ago
Cottam homeowner releases pictures as cars broken into

The cars being tried on the drive in Cottam Pic: Jack Hough/Blog Preston A homeowner at a new-build estate in Cottam has spoken out after his car was targeted by a would-be thief. Jack Hough, in Fallow Avenue, Cottam, released CCTV pictures to […]

1 week ago
Tom Benson Way roadworks will close part of the road for three days

Work is due to take place during off-peak times Pic: Google A section of a busy road in Preston is to be closed for three days. The roadworks are in place as resurfacing work is completed. Lancashire County Council are implementing […]

1 week ago
New railway station for Cottam moves a step closer

Rail lines between Preston and East Lancs, as well as the city and Blackpool would see upgrades Pic: Ian Simpson Rail lines between Preston and East Lancs, as well as the city and Blackpool would see upgrades Pic: Ian Simpson Proposals for a new railway station at Cottam have moved […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement How this brilliant family make Christmas special in Preston

When the Tippings turn their lights on, you know about it! When the Tippings turn their lights on, you know about it! It’s not a true Preston Christmas now without a trip to see the Tippings family. Mark, his wife Nicola, […]

1 month ago
Cottam coffee roasting duo eye opening in the city

Coffee beans are sourced from around the globe for their roasting business Pic: Coleur Coffee beans are sourced from around the globe for their roasting business Pic: Coleur You’ve heard of microbreweries springing up all over the UK, but what about a micro coffee […]

2 months ago
Preston Western Distributor decision won’t be made locally

Route of the Preston Western Distributor Route of the Preston Western Distributor The government is to be asked to decide whether a new multi-million pound road for Preston will go ahead. Construction firm Robertson Group has […]

2 months ago
Search underway for missing Preston man with bloodstained jumper

James Lee James Lee Police are looking for a man with a bloodstained jumper and a black eye. A picture has been released by Preston Police of James Lee. He was last […]

4 months ago
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