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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.

Tippings house returning to light up Cottam and encourage others to do the same this Christmas

When the Tippings turn their lights on, you know about it! Cottam is set to become Lancashire’s Christmas capital this year with a new campaign. For the last eight years, the suburb’s Tipping family home has been decked in thousands upon […]

2 days ago
Five plans for a total of 527 homes in Preston in new housing developments to be considered

Some of the style of homes planned for Tabley Lane Five planning applications for new housing are due to be discussed by Preston City Council‘s planning committee on Thursday (5 November). Some are recommended for approval and some for refusal […]

3 weeks ago
Pair jailed for attempting to steal a cash machine from a Co-Op in Ingol

Nathan Green (pictured left), 37, of Sale Road, Manchester and Joseph Pike (pictured right), 30, of Tabley Street, Ashton-under-Lyne Two men have been sentenced to a total of eight years in prison for their involvement in the attempted theft of a cash machine in Preston earlier this year. Nathan […]

3 weeks ago
Latest Preston planning applications for September 25 to October 2

Candidates are battling for a seat at Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the planning applications registered with Preston City Council between September 25 and October 2. To see more applications in Preston, follow this link. Replacement of existing sash and […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement M55 fully reopens after police incident at Kirkham junction

Queuing traffic on the M55 during Wednesday morning Pic: Owen Houghton Motorists travelling between Preston and Blackpool experienced long delays during Wednesday (7 October) morning. Lancashire Police closed the motorway between Junction 3 (Kirkham/Wesham) and Junction 4 (Peel Hill) in both […]

2 months ago
Where Preston’s coronavirus hotspots are for latest available positive cases data

A coronavirus testing site at Moor Park in Preston Pic: Donna Clifford Coronavirus cases in Preston are spiking in central and eastern parts of the city. One Preston ward has one of the highest infection rates in all of Lancashire in the […]

2 months ago
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 […]

4 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.  […]

4 months ago
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