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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.

Help is at hand for Preston hoarders who want to cut the clutter

A cluttered room A Bamber Bridge woman is on a mission to help Prestonians cut the clutter. Marie Bateson has been a professional organiser for three years. Marie said: “I started thinking about […]

3 weeks ago
Refugee children take part in Preston soccer schools

Some of the children taking part in the soccer schools Young refugees from Afghanistan, Sudan and Syria have joined a soccer school in Preston. Sir Tom Finney Soccer School has been running sessions for the children aged five to 12. […]

1 month ago
Cottam Brickworks site sees work begin ahead of next stage plans

Workmen on the Brickworks site Pic: Brian Bell Early stage works are underway for the next part of the Cottam Brickworks development. Workmen have been on site at the site along the canal at Lea and Cottam. It […]

1 month ago
Cottam Brickworks due to see ‘new development’ plan for northern site

Aerial view of the Cottam Hall area A long-running development proposal for Preston looks set to have plans tabled for its second stage. Cottam Brickworks, along the canal, is due to be anchored by a major supermarket […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Water sports centre being built as part of Ribby Hall Village development

A new lake is being created at Ribby Hall Village A holiday resort on the edge of Preston has been granted permission to expand further. Ribby Hall Village is investing £7million in the Reeds Bay development. A 22-acre site will […]

4 months ago
Lib Dem surge causes confusion over who Preston’s ‘political opposition’ now is

The Lib Dems react on securing Cadley ward Pic: Jack Dinsley Preston’s Lib Dem councillors are locked in talks tonight with their Tory counterparts after a surge in support. Liberal Democrats took Cadley, Greyfriars along with Ingol and Cottam to secure […]

5 months ago
Preston West Distributor road scheme given the green light

Route of the Preston Western Distributor A huge new road scheme which will link the West of Preston to the M55 has been given the go-ahead. Work to the Preston West Distributor Scheme is set to […]

5 months ago
Canal side luxury homes being built in Lea

How one of the homes in Lea is due to look Pic: DA.V.E + CO These are the luxury homes due to be built on the outskirts of Preston. Developer David Price has seen work start on the six properties. Facing onto the Lancaster Canal […]

6 months ago
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