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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.

The Christmas countdown is on as the Tippings prepare their annual festive display

The countdown is on as the Tipping family make a start on their annual Christmas lights display. The spectacular extravaganza has become a festive must-see with the family decking the […]

3 days ago
Preston City Council’s Deputy Mayor is standing down

Pauline Brown is stepping down as Deputy Mayor Councillor Mrs Pauline Brown will step down as Deputy Mayor of Preston at Council on 19th December. The councillor is standing down in order to focus on her recovery and […]

5 days ago
Arson investigation launched after huge fire in Cottam

Police have launched an investigation after a huge fire destroyed a house in cottam. Fire crews and police officers were called at around 6.05pm to reports a house was on […]

4 weeks ago
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 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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. […]

3 months 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 […]

3 months 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 […]

5 months ago
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 […]

5 months ago
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